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Cheteshwar Pujara returned, with opener Shikhar Dhawan dropped and KL Rahul promoted to partner Murali Vijay.

Weather Forecast Day 2: Friday's weather may actually turn out to be just like Thursday with plenty of rain expected in the afternoon but there are signs that rain will subside from 3 pm onwards abut it will remain cloudy with chances of drizzle.

Sachin Tendulkar will ring the bell to signal five minutes before the start of play on Day One of the second England v India Specsavers Test match at Lord's on Thursday.

We should find out what we need to know at approximately 10.30am local time, with play scheduled to start at 11.

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Rashford wore the number 10 short, previously the Old Trafford property of the likes of Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. "We were playing against their best team, it was their complete squad apart from (Corentin) Tolisso".

Snow in Sunny's way: Sunil Gavaskar bumps into England fast bowler John Snow while taking a single in the 1971 Test match.

Dirty business: Mike Atherton was the first cricketer to be caught tampering with the ball when he rubbed dirt on it during a Test match against South Africa at Lord's in 1994. Virat Kohli and Co are now 0-1 down in the series and Gautam Gambhir, the Delhi-born cricketer, reckons that it will be extremely hard for India to make a comeback if they lose the upcoming match.

Stokes took three wickets on Sunday's fourth and last day at Edgbaston, including the prize scalp of India captain Virat Kohli.

Neither England nor India, who might also make changes, are obliged to confirm their teams until the toss takes place.

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