India vs England Live Score 2nd Test: As both Virat Kohli-led India and Joe Root’s England geared up for another Test encounter, rain played the devil’s role on Day 1. It was a clear washout at Lords but now it’s all clear and both the teams will now go head-to-head starting today. England have won the toss and has put India to bat first. Shikhar Dhawan has been rested after a poor performance and Cheteshwar Pujara is back in the starting eleven.
India have solved their spin conundrum too. They have rested Umesh Yadav and given the in-form Kuldeep Yadav an opportunity to help India win the 2nd Test and with it level the Test series.
England, on the other hand, prefer Chris Woakes to Moeen Ali as Ben Stokes’s replacement, while Ollie Pope is in for Dawid Malan.
Talking about the pitch, the wicket is pretty green, and should offer plenty to England’s seamers in the first session. The forecast is still for the apocalypse around lunchtime, though at the moment it’s a pleasant morning in North West London