India vs England: Woakes Makes Instant Impact as Stokes Substitute

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Chris Woakes (120 not out) and Jonny Bairstow (93) shared a match-changing stand of 189. Bairstow was 62 not out and recalled all-rounder Woakes 55 not out.

Anderson finished with five for 20, but he hailed the contribution of Chris Woakes, who took two wickets including the key...

Veteran quick James Anderson starred with the ball taking five wickets to help England bowl India out for a paltry 107 at stumps on a rain-truncated second day of the second Test at Lord's here on Friday. Ajinkya Rahane, who scored a century when India played England at Lord's last time around, fell for 18 runs.

Jonny Bairstow and Chris Woakes led England into a strong position at tea on the third day of the second Test at Lord's on Saturday as their unbeaten 99-run partnership earned the hosts a significant lead of 123 runs over India.

With an exuberance tinged with a little awkwardness he punched the air with his bat, like a man playing an exceptionally wristy forehand in tennis, before raising both hands in the air and celebrating towards a dressing room whose delight in his achievement spoke volumes about his standing in this England side.

Anderson´s haul left England´s all-time leading Test wicket-taker just one shy of becoming the first bowler to take 100 Test wickets at Lord´s.

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Five balls later Jennings's fellow left-handed opener Alastair Cook (21) was out as well, caught behind off a superb Sharma delivery from around the wicket that squared him up and seamed away before finding the outside edge.

The exit of England " s all-time leading Test run-scorer meant 20-year-old debutant batsman Ollie Pope walked out with the hosts in trouble at 32 for two off 8.2 overs.

Woakes' top Test score was 66 before this innings but he soon reached his first century for England off just 129 balls in an innings which included 15 boundaries.

Even though Bairstow was the more senior of the pair, it was Woakes who looked the more impressive, driving, cutting and pulling the ball with authority around the Lord's outfield.

WICKET! Keaton Jennings has been trapped by Mohammed Shami. He got off the mark with a four and looked composed throughout out his innings of 28 before he was LBW to Hardik Pandya (one for 16).

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