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Highlights, 2nd Test, Day 4: Anderson, Broad strike as England outshine India to take 2-0 lead

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Live Cricket Score, India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 4: Catch all latest updates, live score and ball-by-ball commentary from Day 4 of the second Test between India and England at Lord's on IndiaTV Sports.

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New Delhi Updated on: August 12, 2018 23:03 IST

India vs England, Highlights, 2nd Test Day 4 at Lord's:

India vs England, 2nd Test, Day 4: England (396/7d) beat India (107 & 130) by an innings and 159 runs. The Englishmen walk off the field to a rising ovation from the Lord's faithful. They wave to acknowledge their support, Chris Woakes' teammates pat him on the back and applaud his efforts in this game along with the crowd. A valiant effort, a well-deserved victory, at the Home Of Cricket. Couldn't have asked for anything better. A humiliating defeat for the visitors as they lose by a big, big margin. The match was effectively played for just 2 and a half days, but that was enough for England to wipe India off. The first day was washed out, but come the second, the Englishmen won the toss and used the overcast conditions to their advantage. They bowled India out for a mere 107, in just under one session, with James Anderson leading the charge with a 5-fer. The home side faced their own problems too when they took the bat, losing the top order early, but once more it was the lower middle order which bailed them out. Heroes emerged in the form of Jonny Bairstow and Chris Woakes who showed that the only way forward is by attacking, and the duo stitched 189 runs in rather quick time. Bairstow missed out on a ton, while Woakes got to the triple-figure mark. That partnership more or less finished things, but some quick runs on the morning of Day 4 from Woakes and Sam Curran added the finishing touches. (SCORECARD)


22.13 IST: England (396/7d) beat India (107 & 130) by an innings and 159 runs at Lord's to take 2-0 lead in 5-match series. Anderson 4/23, Broad 4/44, Ashwin 33*. Ishant Sharma OUT! And there's the final nail in the coffin. ENGLAND WIN BY AN INNINGS AND 159 RUNS! A comprehensive victory for them, a deal which is sealed, rightly, by Chris Woakes. Curls it back in on middle and leg, Ishant Sharma moves inside the line and flicks it aerially down the leg side. A leg slip is in place and Ollie Pope there does well to dive to his right and take the catch.

22.07 IST: Ashwin has copped another blow and it's on his bowling hand again. Not exactly good for him and India. The physio is called out and seeing this momentary halt in play, the umpires have decided to call for Drinks.

22.01 IST: Ishant Sharma is the last batsman in for India.

22.00 IST: OUT! Anderson removes Shami for 0. England inch closer to victory. Wouldn't have mattered in the grand scheme of things, but maybe India could have delayed the inevitable if Shami had taken the review. Seemed like the impact would be outside off. Anyway, Jimmy bowls it full and angles it in around off, Shami looks to clear London with a big swing, probably towards long on. He misses and is caught on the back pad. Loud appeal and umpire Erasmus raises his finger.  India 107 & 125/9, trail England (396/7) by 164 runs at Lord's.

21.54 IST: Mohammed Shami Safe! A successful review for India. Surprising. Anderson bangs it in short and angles it down, Shami takes the pull on but the bounce is a little too big on him. Bairstow collects and England appeal. The umpire raises his finger but Shami takes the review. It goes upstairs and replays show that there was no bat, or no glove involved. So he's safe, for the moment at least.

21.53 IST: Shami has taken the DRS. He's been given out for a caught behind but he's decided to challenge the decision.

21.51 IST: Mohammed Shami will be the new batsman in.

21.50 IST: OUT! Anderson removes Kuldeep Yadav for 0. Bowled 'em! The inswinger got him in the first innings too, where he was caught leg before, and now, his stumps are shattered. Full and coming back in, around off, Kuldeep goes for the cover drive but leaves quite a bit of gap between bat and pad. It takes the inside edge and crashes into the furniture behind. England just 2 wickets away from a victory now.  India 107 & 121/8, trail England (396/7) by 168 runs at Lord's.

21.47 IST: FOUR! Anderson errs in line and sprays this on the hips, Ashwin just tickles it fine past the keeper and the outcome after that is an obvious one.

21.43 IST: Kuldeep Yadav is the next batsman in.

21.42 IST: OUT! Woakes removes Hardik Pandya for 26. And Woakes strikes immediately on his return to the attack. Comes charging in and bowls an inswinger on middle. Keeps coming in and raps Hardik Pandya on the front pad as he misses his defense. Big shout, the umpire remains unmoved but the English camp doesn't agree with that. No time is wasted and the DRS is taken. The TV umpire is called into action and replays show that all three reds are ticked. No height, no missing leg... nothing. Pandya is gone and India are staring down the barrel of an embarrasing victory. India 107 & 116/7, trail England (396/7) by 173 runs at Lord's.

21.41 IST: Review taken by England. It's for an lbw decision against Hardik Pandya. Going down leg? Might be height too.

21.40 IST: Chris Woakes also into the attack again.

21.32 IST: FOUR! Not a bad ball at all but that's superbly played. The 50-run stand is up as well. First one for India and it's the highest one for them in this match. Swinging in on off, Hardik flicks this away through the big gap in the mid-wicket region. Adil Rashid tries chasing it down from wide mid on, but loses the race. IND 112/6 in 40.3 overs.

21.28 IST: FOUR! Short and wide, Ashwin has the freedom to throw his arms at that and he does so. Off the outer half and it's through the now vacant gully position for a boundary.

21.26 IST: James Anderson returns to the attack.

21.24 IST: FOUR! Now THAT is the shot of the match. Just beautiful. And this is how Hardik Pandya needs to play. Positive. No point just hanging around there. Fuller length ball on off, Pandya comes on the front foot and drives this on the up straight back down. Mid on doesn't even bother to chase it down as such.

21.20 IST: FOUR! Back-to-back boundaries by Ashwin. Controlled shot. Fuller outside off, Ashwin drives this behind square on the off side. Beats Anderson at gully and finds the fence.

21.19 IST: FOUR! LEG BYES! Angling in on leg, moving further down, Ashwin gets it fine down the leg side, albeit off the thigh pad. The ball goes past Bairstow all the way to the fine leg boundary. IND 92/6 in 37.3 overs.

21.14 IST: Edgy FOUR! Broad angles it in full on middle and off, it shapes away late as Pandya tries flicking it away. Off the leading edge and past the gully fielder for a boundary.

21.09 IST: FOUR! As good a shot as you'll see from anybody. Too full on middle stump, Pandya drives it sweetly through mid on. No stopping that, the ball went to the fence in a jiffy.

21.07 IST: FOUR! Superb. Full and in line of the stumps, Ashwin just presents the full face of the bat and drives this through mid on for a boundary.

21.04 IST: FOUR! All about the timing on that. Full on the pads, Pandya drives it through mid-wicket and sends the ball to the fence for a boundary.  IND 73/6 in 34 overs.

21.01 IST: The physio is back out again. This time it's Ashwin who needs some attention.

20.59 IST: Sam Curran to Ravichandran Ashwin, 1 run. Good length ball rising with some extra bounce. Ashwin goes to push but it goes off his gloves towards mid off. He takes off, the fielder gets to the ball and scores a direct hit at the bowler's end but by then the batsman is well in. Though, Ashwin has taken his gloves off and looks in pain too.

20.57 IST: Sam Curran to continue from the other end.

20.55 IST: Pandya has called for some medical attention for the blow he received on his fingers.

20.54 IST: Stuart Broad to Hardik Pandya, Ouch! That has got to sting. For sure. Broad with a length delivery which kicks off the deck. Shapes back in and catches Hardik Pandya on the fingers on his right hand as he tries to block it out. He leaves his bat and takes his gloves off. Never good, those.

20.50 IST: Welcome back for the final session of the day and quite possibly, the match. Stuart Broad will continue, as Hardik Pandya takes strike. Three slips in place along with two short legs.

20.20 IST: Play stopped due to rain. India 107 & 66/6, trail England (396/7) by 223 runs at Lord's. Broad 4/16, Pandya 1*, Ashwin 0*. Well, it has been drizzling for quite a while but umpire Marais Erasmus feels that it has got heavier. Off go the players. The commentators inform us that the rain is coming from the south-west, which is clearing up quickly. 

20.16 IST: FOUR BYES! Overtrying was Broad. Bowled it way outside leg, trying to get it full and the ball kept swinging further down the leg side. Bairstow dived to his left but was unable to get anywhere near it.

20.13 IST: Ravichandran Ashwin walks in at number 8, replacing Karthik. Can he see off the hat-trick ball?

20.12 IST: OUT! Broad removes Karthik for 0. UMPIRE'S CALL! Well, who is on a roll? Not just Stuart Broad, but Aleem Dar as well. Third decision of his has been retained in a row, on successive balls. A golden duck for Karthik. Full and outside off, swinging in a long way, Dinesh gets a bit of a stride forward and looks to defend but is beaten by the massive inswing. He is hit on the pads and Dar raises his finger in a flash once more. Karthik has a bit of a chat with Pandya and then signals for the 'T'. Ummm... Hawk Eye shows the impact to be umpire's call, just around that off stump and then going on to hit the timber.  India 107 & 61/6, trail England (396/7) by 228 runs at Lord's.

20.10 IST: THIRD REVIEW IN THREE BALLS! This is for an LBW. Karthik has been adjudged out and he has taken the review. Where is the impact?

20.09 IST: Dinesh Karthik comes in now at number 7, replacing his captain.

20.08 IST: OUT! Broad removes Kohli for 17. There is deviation this time, off the glove and Kohli has to depart! Broad is smiling big time. A short ball again, around middle, Kohli looks to tuck but the ball goes off his thigh pads towards deepish short leg fielder. Ollie Pope dives forward and claims the catch and umpire Aleem Dar immediately raises his finger. Kohli takes the review immediately with a big smile across his face. But boy, Snickometer detects a deviation when the ball goes off the glove. The decision stays as it is again and Kohli has to walk back. Perhaps, not bad from India's point of view. He was struggling big time with his back and hamstring and needed rest. India 107 & 61/5, trail England (396/7) by 228 runs at Lord's.

20.07 IST: Another review! This time by Kohli! He has been given out caught at deepish short leg by Aleem Dar. The Indian captain instantaneously takes the review and has a big smile on his face. Perhaps then he has not nicked it...

20.06 IST: Stuart Broad to Virat Kohli, NOT OUT! Superb decision from Aleem Dar! Classic umpiring. A short ball, down the leg side, Kohli looked to tuck it fine but could not connect entirely. The ball flew off something behind and Jonny Bairstow flew to his left to take it one-handed. He immediately went up in an appeal but umpire Dar was not interested. Root had a long chat with his keeper and then signalled for the review. Snickometer did not show any deviation after the ball went past the glove, but when it brushed the shirt. The decision stays as it is and England lose a review.

20.05 IST: Is that caught behind? Bairstow has taken a blinder behind and claims that he has Kohli caught. However, umpire Aleem Dar has shaken his head and captain Root has gone for the review...

20.01 IST: FOUR! All class written all over that shot! Fullish ball around off, Kohli leans ahead confidently and nails the drive through covers. Root hares after it from mid off and slides near the fence but the ball wins the race. Joe gets a bit of stick as well as the ball defects onto his head off the ropes. Seems to be fine though. IND 58/4 in 29.5 overs.

19.55 IST: Stuart Broad to Virat Kohli, no run. A shout for an LBW falls on deaf ears! Good length ball around off, nipping in. Kohli tries to block it by coming forward but misses to get hit above the kneel roll on the back leg. Broad appeals for it along with the slip cordon but the umpire stays unmoved. Root comes ahead towards Broad and thinks about the review but decides against it. Wise calls as the Hawk Eye shows that it would have gone over the stumps.

19.50 IST: The umpires are up in the crowd meaning that the drizzle is on. However, it is not that much to force the umpires and players off.

19.47 IST: The keeper is standing up to the stumps to Curran. The reason is to make Kohli go inside his creases. He likes to stand out to counter the swing.

19.46 IST: Hardik Pandya comes out to bat.

19.44 IST: OUT! Broad removes Pujara for 17. Bowled 'em! What a cracker from Stuart Broad to get rid of the solid Cheteshwar Pujara. He literally had no clue about it. Broad goes wide of the crease and bowls a full length ball around off. It swings in like a banana and Pujara is caught off guard. Tries to bring his bat down to defend the ball but is beaten by the massive movement and by the pace as well. It brushes his pads and crashes into the stumps. Cheteshwar walks back with a blank expression. A hard-fought knock from him has been nipped in the bud. India are still behind by 239 and only have 6 wickets in hand.  India 107 & 50/4, trail England (396/7) by 239 runs at Lord's.

19.40 IST: 2 runs from the over. Sam Curran to Cheteshwar Pujara, 1 run. Bye! It is tough keeping on a surface where so much is happening. Outside off, swings in late as Pujara lets it go. Bairstow fails to stop it cleanly and a single is taken. IND 50/3 in 26 overs.

19.28 IST: FOUR! That will put all his tentativeness into the bin! Kohli at his absolute best. Good length ball outside off, Kohli gets to the pitch of the ball and drives it beautifully through covers to pick up his first boundary. That will make him feel good.

19.24 IST: FOUR! Delightful! Fullish ball around off, a bit of nibble in the air. Pujara comes ahead and with a straight bat strokes it down the ground. A boundary results. IND 43/3 in 21.5 overs.

19.21 IST: Sam Curran comes for a bowl.

19.18 IST: Ollie Pope comes under the lid at short leg position. He is standing a bit behind, suggesting that he is more for the flick.

19.11 IST: The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli walks out to the middle. He needs to play a standout knock if India are to save this Test match.

19.10 IST: OUT! Broad removes Rahane for 13. Broad strikes! After playing pretty well, Rahane has gifted his wicket away. This was not needed at all, he will be kicking himself. Full length ball well outside off, swinging away. Rahane plays away from the body and pushes at it. Ends up getting a thick outside edge towards third slip. Jennings remains cools and takes a good catch. Buttler at second slip had got low to his right in case Keaton dropped it.  India 107 & 35/3, trail England (396/7) by 254 runs at Lord's.

19.07 IST: It has gone a bit darker and the jacket is out for Aleem Dar. Perhaps, the weather has gone colder.

19.06 IST: 3 runs from the over. Chris Woakes to Cheteshwar Pujara, no run. Back of a length in line of the stumps, CP hangs back and stonewalls it. IND 35/2 in 18 overs.

18.58 IST: Stuart Broad is back for a bowl, replacing James Anderson. Can he pick up a few wickets just as his opening partner did?

18.55 IST: FOUR! FOUR! Easy pickings! That is what these two need to do. See out the good deliveries and have the presence of mind to put away the bad ones. This one starts swinging down from middle and leg, Rahane helps it on its way to the fine leg fence.  IND 30/2 in 15.4 overs.

18.52 IST: Another maiden by Anderson.James Anderson to Cheteshwar Pujara, no run. Seaming away from a length on the fifth stump channel, no need to go at those and Che doesn't go. IND 24/2 in 15 overs.

18.45 IST: FOUR! Crisp! A half volley outside off and shaping away. Rahane comes forward and plays it with a horizontal bat driving it through covers to find the fence. A good point made by Nasser Hussain on air. He mentions that this morning, Kumar Sangakkara, said that you need to play these kind of deliveries with a horizontal bat.

18.40 IST: Chris Woakes to Ajinkya Rahane, no run. Stump-to-stump line, kept out watchfully. IND 107 & 20/2, trail ENG (396/7) by 269 runs. 

18.35 IST: James Anderson to bowl from the other end.

18.30 IST: We are back. It is still overcast at the moment but hopefully, the rain will stay away. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane to resume their innings. Chris Woakes to continue his spell.

18.18 IST: Wow. That was quick. The umpires have asked for the groundstaff to get into action seeing that the rain has stopped. We are being told that play should resume by 6:30 PM IST.

18.07 IST: Covers are coming off. Restart expected at 4: 30 PM IST.

17.50 IST: The drizzle has turned slightly heavier and it would not harm you too much if you decide to go over to Sri Lanka vs South Africa 5th ODI match. (LIVE SCORECARD)

17.02 IST: Rain forces early lunch. India 107 & 17/2, trail England (396/7) by 272 runs at Lord's. Anderson 2/8, Pujara 5*, Rahane 1*. Unfortunately, the drizzle has got heavier and the big cover is being roped in to protect the pitch. It always seemed to be on the cards and the umpires have decided that they can't risk it any further. They have also called for an early Lunch which is a wise decision.

16.56 IST: James Anderson to Cheteshwar Pujara, 1 run. A huge appeal for an LBW falls on deaf ears! Fullish delivery just outside off, cutting in appreciably. Pujara tries to keep it out but is hit on the pads as the ball rolls to the leg side. The batsmen set off as Anderson rises up confidently along with the slip cordon but Aleem Dar shakes his head.

16.51 IST: Chris Woakes comes into the attack. His confidence will be sky high after his brilliant ton.

16.47 IST: Ajinkya Rahane strides out to bat. Virat Kohli was out of the field when India was bowling this morning and hence, he can't come to bat before 37 minutes pass away in this innings.

16.46 IST: OUT! Anderson removes Rahul for 10. Rahul's poor tour continues! It is all looking gloomy for India while England are reigning supreme under dark clouds. Fuller length ball around off, hits the deck and angles in sharply. Rahul shuffles a touch but falls over a touch in an attempt to flick it across. Misses and is hit flush in front of the stumps. India 107 & 13/2, trail England (396/7) by 276 runs at Lord's.

16.44 IST: 3 runs from the over. Stuart Broad to Cheteshwar Pujara, no run. Broad drags his length back, Cheteshwar is quick to adjust as he camps back and answers it with a straight bat.  IND 13/1 in 6 overs.

16.37 IST: FOUR! Easy pickings! First real bad ball from Anderson and it has been put away. Full and down the leg side, Rahul flicks it towards fine leg. The man from deep backward square leg tries to cut it off but only comes second best.

16.32 IST: FOUR! Crisp! Full ball outside off, Rahul leans ahead and caresses it through covers to pick up his first boundary.

16.28 IST: Cheteshwar Pujara comes out to bat.

16.27 IST: With this, James Anderson completes 100 Test wickets at Lord's.

16.26 IST: OUT! Vijay goes back for a duck once again and it's no surprise to see Anderson celebrating. It is that man, Anderson again who has once again come to haunt India! After taking a fifer in the first innings, he has come out firing on all cylinders this time too. Bowls a fuller length ball in the tight off stump corridor and gets it to cut back in appreciably. Vijay comes forward tentatively to defend it but there is a big gap between his bat and pad. The ball takes the inside edge of his bat and carries through to Jonny Bairstow. Vijay bags a pair which also happens to be his first in Test matches. Jimmy jumps in delight along with his mates. This is his 550th Test wicket and also his 100th at Lord's. Holds the red cherry in his right hand and gets a standing ovation from the Lord's crowd. IND 0/1 in 2.2 overs.

16.23 IST: Now, a few umbrellas are coming up in the stands.

16.20 IST: Stuart Broad, surprisingly, will bowl from the other end. He was not at his best in the first innings. Perhaps Curran or Woakes would have been a better choice.

16.19 IST: England start with a maiden over. James Anderson to Murali Vijay, no run. The batsman chooses to leave the ball outside his off stump. A maiden to start but nowhere near as tight as Jimmy was in the first over of the first innings.

16.18 IST: 'It has started to drizzle', says Sourav Ganguly on air. Indian fans' hopes go up... In addition, Sanjay Manjrekar informs that Virat Kohli will not be able to bat till 37 minutes of play have passed as that was the time he spent in the dressing room last evening and this morning.

16.09 IST: England declare on 396/7, lead India (107) by 289 runs at Lord's. Woakes 137*, Pandya 3/66. Pandya strikes and there comes the declaration from Joe Root! Good length delivery around off, Curran backs away and goes after it but gets a top edge that flies towards third man. Shami stationed there pouches it safely. ENGLAND HAVE DECLARED ON 396/7!

16.08 IST: Hardik Pandya comes for a bowl.

16.05 IST: FOUR! Runs coming thick and fast for England! Fullish ball attacking the stumps, Chris throws the kitchen sink at it but gets an outside edge past the slip cordon. 15 from the over already.

16.03 IST: SIX! What a shot! Seemed like he had got beaten for pace but he still connected beautifully. Well-directed short ball on middle and off, Curran makes a bit of room and pulls it hard over mid-wicket. It is going, going and sails into the stands.

16.01 IST: FOUR! Well placed! Length ball on off, angling in. Curran backs away and places it through point. It has been timed well and the ball whistles away to the fence. England's lead moves to 276.  ENG 383/6 in 87.1 overs.

15.54 IST: Nasser Hussain makes a good point on air. He says that he saw the Indians playing well on a minefield in South Africa and they responded quite well which shows that they are not flat-track bullies. However, they are under-prepared here and their technique hasn't been good.

15.51 IST: A slightly expensive over by Ishant. 11 runs from it and the lead reaches 267. Ishant Sharma to Chris Woakes, 1 run. Runs coming at will! Back of a length outside off, tapped towards the point region for a single.

15.49 IST: Third slip has been taken out.

15.48 IST: FOUR! Back-to-back boundaries! Length ball outside off, Woakes opens his bat-face at the last moment and glides it through backward point. Ashwin hares from it from point while Kuldeep moves to his right in the deep. The latter reaches it and tries to stop it with a slide. Seems to have done well. The umpires check for it. Well, the replays show that his back leg was touching the ropes while he had the ball in his hand.

15.46 IST: FOUR! EDGED BUT RUNS! Streaky runs but England won't mind it! The lead continues to swell. Pitched up ball outside off, Woakes goes for a full-blooded drive but gets a fat outside edge. Rahane at third slip dives to his right but the ball goes past him in a jiffy.

15.45 IST: Just two runs from the over. Mohammed Shami to Chris Woakes, no run. Beaten third time in a row! A man who is batting on 121 has no answers about these. Shows that when the conditions are overcast and the ball is moving, batting is a battle here. Similar length ball in the same channel, Chris tries to defend it but gets foxed again. ENG 364/6 in 84 overs.

15.36 IST: Ishant Sharma to bowl from the other end.

15.35 IST: Michael Atherton on air informs us that Virat Kohli has not taken the field. Says that he might be having a hamstring niggle and hence, he doesn't want to risk it. Strangely, he was suffering from a stiff back yesterday.

15.31 IST: FOUR! BYES! Starts off with a fullish ball well outside off, it swings further away. Curran shoulders his arms thorugh. Karthik moves to his left but gets beaten. ENG 361/6 in 81.1 overs.

15.29 IST: We are all set to go. The men concerned come out to the middle. There are some dark clouds hovering around and India will want to use them to their advantage. Chris Woakes comes out to bat along with Sam Curran.

15.15 IST: Sanjay Manjrekar is interviewing the man of the moment, Chris Woakes. The English all-rounder says that it is an amazing feeling to contribute to the team. Says that it was surreal to raise his bat after scoring a ton and raising his bat to the Lord's crowd. On being asked about batting at the No 7 position for the first time, he mentions that he came out with a positive mindset and it worked well for him. Adds that they were big shoes to fill in place of Moeen Ali and he praises his mate of being a great all-rounder. On being asked about Virat Kohli, he opines that he is a world-class batsman. Is happy that he got his wicket. Adds that he gets along well with Virat when he plays with him for Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. Reckons that with the weather being overcast, the ball will still move around. Ends by saying that they have to ensure that they are right on the money with the ball.

15.00 IST: Meanwhile, there was an interesting banter between Indian veterans Harbhajan Singh and Sachin Tendulkar regarding James Anderson's magical delivery to get rid of Murali Vijay during India's first innings at Lord's. Read more about it here.

14.55 IST: England are preparing for bowling in order to skittle India out cheaply and win the Test today itself. Will they really need Jos Buttler?

14.50 IST: Reports from the ground suggest that there is a slight drizzle coming down at Lord's. Not great news for English fans at least. But you know who is enjoying a similar downpour of water? None other than Indian star MS Dhoni, that too in his hometown Ranchi! Here is how.

14.40 IST: Okay then! What is in store for today? Rain, rain and more rain, says the forecast - 92 per cent to be precise. India will certainly wish it to be a repeat of Day 1. England might declare as soon as the day begins. Or they might bat till the lead reaches 300, if possible so that the batsmen in the opposition are not fresh.

14.30 IST: Hello and welcome to our Live coverage of day four of the second Test between India and England at Lord's. Stay tuned as we bring you all the latest updates.

Brief Preview: Bowling all-rounder Chris Woakes scored an unbeaten knock of 120 runs as England took a 250-run lead against India (107) on the third day of the second Test at Lord's, London, on Saturday. Scoring his maiden Test ton, Woakes became the 10th player to script his name on Lord's Honour Boards in both batting and bowling. England were 357 for six when bad light stopped play at the fag end of the exciting third day. Having come together shortly after lunch with England struggling at 131/5, Woakes (120 not out) and Jonny Bairstow (93) shared a match-changing stand of 189. The partnership has given England a good chance of moving into a 2-0 lead over India in the five-match series. The forecast of further rain over the final two days of the match appears to offer India's best chance of avoiding defeat.  (READ FULL PREVIEW HERE)

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