India vs England 2nd Test: Lord’s weather report: It’s drizzling at Lord’s but umpires say game on; Follow live updates

India vs England 2nd Test: Lord’s weather report- UK MET Office predicts little chance of rain on Day 4 - Follow live updates
India vs England 2nd Test: Lord’s weather report- UK MET Office predicts little chance of rain on Day 4 - Follow live updates

India vs England 2nd Test: Lord’s weather report: It’s drizzling at Lord’s but umpires say game on; Follow live updates – After a rain-interrupted Nottingham Test, the eyes were on Lord’s to deliver a seamless match. So far, apart from a few hours of interruption, the Lord’s Test has presented us with that and rain hasn’t played a large part. The Decision Day i.e. Day 5 is also likely to be uninterrupted despite a cloud cover. India is leading by 154 runs and will aim to set a target of at least 200 runs against England. Follow IND vs ENG Day 5 LIVE Ball by Ball Update on InsideSport.co

India vs England 2nd Test – Day 5 Lord’s Weather prediction:

@3:15 PM IST: Good news, UK MET Office has changed prediction to less than 10% chance of rain on Day 5. That means we will have a full day of exciting cricket at Lord’s.

@2:05 PM: The UK MET Office has changed its prediction for the day. The 2nd session could be interrupted as the MET Office predicts 50% chance of rain at 2 PM local time.

@1:34 PM – IND vs ENG 2nd Test Day 5, Another dry day is predicted at Lord’s.

@12:20 – It’s good news for cricket fans from the weather department as there is very little chance of rain on Day 5 of the Lord’s Test.

India will resume the day with their 2nd innings and will have to look for quick runs to set a big target. As for the rain, UK MET Office predicts less than 40% chance of rain on Day 5 and that could see an exciting day of cricket.

India vs England 2nd Test – Day 4 Lord’s Weather prediction:

@15:15 PM: It has stopped drizzling and the covers are off. The start is on time.

@15:00 PM: Half an hour to go and it has started drizzling at Lord’s. Hopefully, it clears up before the start.


As per MET office, there is a little chance of rain but the early hour of the match could see dark clouds and wind — perfect for the seamers, who struggled on Day 3.

India vs England 2nd Test – Day 3 Lord’s Weather prediction:

India vs England 2nd Test: Lord’s weather report- Will rain stay away from Day 3? Follow live updates
India vs England 2nd Test: Lord’s weather report- Will rain stay away from Day 3? Follow live updates

Rain stayed away from Day 2 and as per UK MET Office, it is likely to be a sunny day with an intermittent cloud cover with less than 5% chance of rain. The afternoon hours have a prediction of the downpour but it is as low as 10%.

The forecast is similar for Day 3 with largely sunny weather and there are unlikely to be any stoppages during the game.

Overcast conditions are expected for the second session on Day 3 before the sun comes out again for the closing hours of the game.

As per worldweatheronline- Weather today in Lord’s, London, United Kingdom is going to be Patchy rain possible with a maximum temperature of 24°c and minimum temperature of 15°c. Expected precipitation falling is 0.30 mm.

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Day 2 was a slow day in terms of runs scored but on the weather front it played out perfectly fine as there were no stoppages. India resumed their innings at 276/3 but a collapse saw them manage only 364 in their first innings. In response, England registered 119 in their 90 overs to put the game evenly in balance. The conditions were largely sunny on Day 2, making it far more conducive for batting than during the 1st Test at Trent Bridge and the first few hours of Day 1 at Lord’s.

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IND vs ENG Day 1 – Rain Interupts but doesn’t disrupt the DAY 1

Day 1 was interrupted by a few spots of rain here and there but play was largely unaffected as England did eventually send down their full quota of 90 overs at Lord’s. The conditions were mostly overcast, a slight drizzle delayed the start before action resumed ad India had to take early lunch due to rain. Since then, it has been smooth sailing with no stoppage, as Virat Kohli and Co. cruised to 276/3 on Day 1, on the back of a KL Rahul century and Rohit Sharma’s classy 83.

Virat Kohli toss record vs England in Tests: 

Matches – 16
Toss won – 2
Toss lost – 14
In eight Tests he has led India in England, he has lost the toss all eight times (including WTC final).

Teams:
England (Playing XI): Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Haseeb Hameed, Joe Root(c), Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler(w), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood, James Anderson
India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

@15:10 – It has stopped raining, the toss will take place on 15:20

@15:00 – Toss has been delayed due to rain. The square is covered.

@14:50 – Joe Root seen with an umbrella on the ground. It’s raining at Lord’s. Covers are coming on. Toss likely to be delayed

@14:48 – This is what England is serving at Lord’s. It’s tough to judge the Lord’s pitch by the looks of it. So going by the stats whoever wins the toss should bat first.


@14:30 – It looks like we are going to have a sunny day at Lord’s

As per metoffice.gov.uk, there will be a cloud cover that will benefit the pacers with the temperature expected to be hovering around 23-degree Celcius. However, the weather forecast in the UK usually changes in 24-48 hours. So, the two teams will have their fingers crossed as cricket fans awaited 5 days of complete action.

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The visitors will now be looking forward to the second Test at Lord’s after an impressive start. The challenge will be bigger as the Indian side will be looking for only their 3rd Test victory at the venue. The focus will be on the middle-order as India will finally look to go ahead 1-0 in the Test series.

Notably, the two teams have played against each other 18 times at the Lord’s cricket ground. Out of these, India have won only two times. Their last win against England at the venue came in 2014 under MS Dhoni when they won by 95 runs. Kapil Dev-led India had won in Lord’s for the first time in 1986 when India went on to win their only second series in England.

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