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England v India 2nd Test 2021

England v India 2nd Test 2021

England v India 2nd Test 2021, Thursday 12th – Monday 16th August 2021.

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England v India 2nd Test, Lord’s

Thursday 12th – Monday 16th August 2021

England won the toss and elected to bowl

Lord’s Scorecard


India won by 151 runs

World Test Championship Table

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  1. Rohit Sharma
  2. KL Rahul
  3. Cheteshwar Pujara
  4. Virat Kohli (Captain)
  5. Ajinkya Rahane
  6. Rishabh Pant (Wk)
  7. Ravindra Jadeja
  8. Jasprit Bumrah
  9. Mohammed Shami
  10. Ishant Sharma
  11. Mohammed Siraj


  1. Rory Burns
  2. Dom Sibley
  3. Haseeb Hameed
  4. Joe Root (Captain)
  5. Jonny Bairstow
  6. Jos Buttler (Wk)
  7. Moeen Ali
  8. Sam Curran
  9. Ollie Robinson
  10. Mark Wood
  11. James Anderson
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** 2nd Test Lord’s Reports **

India ponder the Ashwin question while England seek batting fixes

Kohli’s new template may not be ditched yet


Thursday 12th August 2021

Rahul and Sharma make it comfortably India’s day at Lord’s

Of course it had to be Anderson to stop Sharma in the end

Sharma answers litmus test with calm assurance


Friday 13th August 2021

Root key as second day ends in balance after Anderson five-for

Anderson, the lord of Lord’s when India come calling

India’s middle order needs to show more spine, and smarts


Saturday 14th August 2021

Root’s flawless 180* helps England edge 27 ahead

India refuse to go on back foot thanks to Siraj, Sharma and Bumrah


Sunday 15th August 2021

England pull ahead ahead with Wood, Ali’s late strikes

Support cast responds in England’s hour of need

Rahane, Pujara stand up to scrutiny and England


Monday 16th August 2021

Siraj finishes England off as India script famous win

Buttler dredges deep but can’t block out reality as England come crashing down

Bumrah lights up Lord’s on emotionally charged final day