Rain wipes out day one of second Test between England and India

Root hugs Rashid after the spinner whose selection split opinion dismissed Sharma

Root hugs Rashid after the spinner whose selection split opinion dismissed Sharma

Final delivery: Writer and broadcaster John Arlott (1914-1991) ends his final spell of commentary during the 1980 Centenary Test between England and Australia.

Weather Forecast Day 3: As it stands, Saturday looks all clear for a good game of cricket. Showers are predicted during the day, but for now focus is on Cricket.

And welcome to coverage of day two of the second Test at Lord's after Thursday's dreich and frustrating ordeal.

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Drizzle fell in London throughout the day with play finally called off shortly before 4.50pm with the 6pm cut-off for play to start quickly approaching.

After the best Test match in England for years, despite the rush to castigation on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings, the weather may ensure that we are in for another adrenaline-fuelled nipper.

The last time a day's Test play was washed out completely at Lord's came 17 years ago when the scheduled opening day of the first Test against Pakistan was abandoned on 17 May 2001.

Iran: Clashes Between Police, Demonstrators on Third Day of Protests
Protests broke out on Sunday for a sixth night in Iranian cities, including Kazeroon in the south, according to social media. They will be entered within 180 days and will affect, in particular, trade, oil and banking sectors Iran.

They have gone onto lose three Tests and managed to draw a couple of matches against Asian teams at the historic ground since then.

Hosts England lead the five-match series after their 31-run victory in the gripping first Test at Birmingham.

Dhoni's double role: In the absence of pacer Zaheer Khan, who suffered a hamstring strain after bowling 13.3 overs on Day One of the first Test on July 21, 2011, India skipper at the time, Mahendra Singh Dhoni pulled off his big gloves and took the ball soon after lunch on Day Two.

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