London, Aug 10: England won the toss and decided to bowl first against India on the second day of the rain-shortened second cricket Test at the Lord's here on Friday.
England has the good start in the 1st innings as they scalped two wickets in quick succession. Jimmy Anderson took two crucial wickets for Engalnd.
He took Vijay (0) and KL Rahul (8), now India was at 11/2 after 6.3 overs.
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Virat Kohli and Pujara in grease.
The hosts also made a couple of changes by handing Test debut to young batsman Ollie Pope in place of an off-color Dawid Malan and brought in Chris Woakes after being forced to drop all-rounder Ben Stokes due to his ongoing court case.
India: Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik(WK), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma.
England: Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Joe Root (Captain), Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow (WK), Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.