As England and India clash at Lord's Cricket Ground today, MiD DAY brings you the most amusing, unusual and controversial events at the hallowed venue.
Continuous rain also meant that even the toss could not take place on the first day. "The weather will be conducive for swing bowling and I don't think the second spinner will be an option", former India offie Harbhajan Singh, who is doing commentary for Sky Sports, told TOI. The play is set to start at the usual time of 11 a.m. with an extra 30 minutes to allowed at the end of the day.
It was hoped a forecast improvement would come in time to get under way after tea, but the rain continued - and umpires Marais Erasmus and Aleem Dar announced at 4.50pm that there would be no play. This current England side have proven to be horribly inconsistent in Test matches, while their record at Lord's against Asian teams has also been poor recently, their last win here against any of India, Pakistan or Sri Lanka coming in 2011.
Chris Woakes is expected to replace all-rounder Ben Stokes, who is standing trial in Bristol on a charge of affray.
Subtropical Storm Debby forms in the Atlantic
Tropical storm-force winds extend 90 miles from the center of the storm, and hurricane-force winds extend up to 25 miles. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Big Island interior, summits, north, east and south, including Kohala and Kona.
Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima split
I know who i am where i'm from and where i'm going and that bothers you...only one opinion matter...the one of my lord". Following two years of dating, Kardashian and Bendjima are no more .