India vs England: Woakes Makes Instant Impact as Stokes Substitute

James Anderson celebrates one of his two early wickets on day two

After the dominant day's play, England might look to force a result in the last two days of the match in which rain can play a big role. India were 107 all-out in just 35.2 overs.

Jonny Bairstow and Chris Woakes celebrate their partnership on the third day of the second Test at Lord's between England and India.

The Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team made a poor start to the second Test vs England at Lord's.

For the tourists it seems their only hope of avoiding defeat and going 2-0 down in the five-match series is to perform a rain dance and hope the heavens open.

Bairstow and Woakes came together when England were struggling at 131 for five, only 24 ahead of India, with the ball still moving around, but the pair drained the life out of India who found themselves short of pace bowling and over-loaded with spin on a slow pitch.

On Friday, during the rain-affected day two of the second Test, Arjun, who is now in London for a training session with MCC Young Cricketers, helped out the grand staff at Lord's.

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Hosts England lost Keaton Jennings for 11 runs after a quick start, as Mohammed Shami provided the breakthrough for India . Bairstow reached his half-century first, cover driving wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav for four, before Woakes outpaced him.

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After a delay of more than two hours, the players returned for 12 balls, during which Kohli and Pujara groped around trying to find the ball as Anderson and Stuart Broad terrorised them under leaden skies.

England were then forced to wait more than three hours before getting a third crack at India at 5.10pm.

Woakes, back after thigh and knee injuries that have so far blighted his summer, started the carnage after he had Kohli caught on 23 by Jos Buttler at second slip just one ball after the same man had dropped him.

What's done is done, though, and India will look for a disciplined bowling performance to get back into the game.

Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings' opening stand progressed serenely to 28 before they were dismissed in the space of six balls, Jennings (11) lbw to Mohammed Shami before Cook (21) nicked Ishant Sharma (1-88) behind. Not a five-a-side team from some half-remembered dream but instead an elite foursome who on Saturday became a quintet - the only five men in cricket's long history to earn their place on all three Lord's honours boards.Five wickets in an innings?

Pope's wicket left the hosts on 77 for three, with two experience batsmen at the crease in Root and Jonny Bairstow.

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