Anderson does the damage as India rolled out for 107

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Ten wickets in a match?

Both Kohli and Rahane survived the early jitters from the English pacers to start the rebuilding work with a 34-run fourth wicket stand before the in-form India captain fell to Chris Woakes.

Woakes breezed past his previous Test-best score of 66 and eventually overtook Bairstow.

Before this match there was concern about how England would cope without Ben Stokes - now you wonder how they ever managed without Woakes.

England´s batsman Chris Woakes (R) celebrates scoring his century on the third day of the second Test between England and India at Lord´s, London, on August 11, 2018.

For much of the day, thanks again to the weather, it looked as though the fans were going to be restricted to just over eight overs of cricket but then the weather cleared in the evening and India must have wished the rain had stuck around.

England were 131/5 when Jos Buttler departed LBW for 24 and the match very much belonged to the bowlers.

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The presence of two risky batsmen, Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow, in the middle, meant that there was no respite to the Indian bowlers. The all-rounder looked every inch a top-order batsman as, in tough conditions, he took the game to the India attack.

Anderson immediately jolted India by trapping chinaman Kuldeep Yadav (0) plumb in front with a brilliant in-swinger, which the television replays also ruled in favour of the hosts.

An nearly obligatory slightly sticky spell in the 90s aside, it was a near-chanceless innings -Woakes missed just 3.8% of his deliveries, the least of any batsman in this series - but equally never shied away from playing his shots, ending the day, by CricViz calculations, having played 31% attacking shots - the most he's ever played in a Test innings of 15 or more balls.

His innings, which has been in progress more than three-and-a-half hours, meant Woakes´s name was now on all three Lord´s honours boards that record centuries, five-wicket innings returns and 10-wicket match hauls in Tests at the ´home of cricket´.

By this point Bairstow was not with him. Virat is now the top-ranked batsman in Test and ODI cricket. He has battled against injuries and the vagaries of selection, coming back stronger each time.

After the entire first day was lost to rain, further wet conditions forced a delayed start with England captain Joe Root eventually winning the toss and putting India in to bat on Friday.

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