No play on Day 1 of second Test due to rain

Root hugs Rashid after the spinner whose selection split opinion dismissed Sharma

Root hugs Rashid after the spinner whose selection split opinion dismissed SharmaANTHONY DEVLIN PA

"When the wicket wears off, the spinners can come into play as well", Kohli said.

India vs England 2nd Test Day 1 Lord's: Amidst gloomy skies and irritating drizzle at the Lord's Cricket Ground, actor Ranveer Singh in his dapper red blazer seemed to be the only bright thing.

Nothing doing: Rain clouds hang above the pitch at Lord's.

England captain Joe Root and India captain Virat Kohli. If the weathermen are right, the game should start on time on Friday and it's only on Monday again that there are chances of rain.

With day one a washout, England opted to bowl first on the second morning as play finally got underway and James Anderson made immediate inroads.

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England lead the five-match series 1-0 after a thrilling 31-run win at Edgbaston.

England will be without Ben Stokes at Lord's because of the all-rounder's ongoing trial for affray in Bristol.

Captain Joe Root had earlier confirmed that the hosts will hand a maiden Test cap to young Ollie Pope, who replaces Dawid Malan.

"It's not like we're getting rolled over - every Test match that we're playing is competitive", he added.

Bad weather set in and never cleared, allowing no opportunity even for the toss and announcement of teams to take place.

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