England face India in second test at Lords
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Following a nail biting finish to the first test at Edgbaston last week, England and India lock horns again in the second of five test matches. Despite only setting India 193 to win the first test, Joe Roots men are 1-0 up following a inspartional turnaround in Birmingham. Needing less than 200 to win, India were bowled out for 162, with Ben Stokes taking 4 wickets. The all rounder however will miss this test match as he he spends the week in court and will be repalced by Chris Woakes. Surrey batsman Ollie Pope could also make his England debut, replacing Dawid Malan, who's scores of 8 and 20 at Edgabston were not enough to save his position for the second test. India would have left Edgbaston more thean frustrated that they found themselves 1-0 down in the series. Ishant Shrama was the pick of the India bowlers on day three as they dismantled the England batting order and looked to have put themselves in pole position to lead the series. India's struggles against the moving bowl, however, is what ultimatley cost them, with no batsman in the first innings reaching 30 bar captain Virat Kohli, who's 149 got India to what at one stage looked unlikekly 274.
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