Fantasy Cricket: Dream11 tips for 2nd Test-- England v India

Jo Caldwell
August 10, 2018

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

Only four Tests between an Asian team and England have ended in draws.

In the Edgbaston Test, it was mostly a one-man show as the 29-year-old Kohli scored 200 runs out of India's 436 in the two innings combined.

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England's playing XI: Keaton Jennings, Alastair Cook, Joe Root (C), Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow (W), Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes/Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.

Intermittent rain delayed the start of the second Test between India and England in London on Thursday.

It is the first time a whole Test match day has been lost to the weather at the home of cricket since May 2001, against Pakistan.

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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.

Play was scheduled to start at 11:00 BST, but steady rain kept the covers on the pitch and prevented the toss at 10:30.

Four years on, current captain Virat Kohli has an opportunity to achieve the same feat as Dhoni did as India take on England in the all-important second Test.

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The tourists made two changes in a series they trail 1-0 after England won a thrilling first match of five by 31 runs at Edgbaston.

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