England vs Australia, Ashes 2019: Rain washes out first day of 2nd Test

first_imgEngland vs Australia, Ashes 2019: Rain washes out first day of 2nd TestEngland (ENG) vs Australia (AUS) Ashes 2019 2nd Test Day 1: The play of the first day of 2nd Test has been abandoned without a ball being bowled at Lord’s on Wednesday.advertisement Reuters LondonAugust 14, 2019UPDATED: August 14, 2019 21:41 IST England vs Australia (ENG vs AUS) Live Score, Ashes 2019, 2nd Test Day 1: Rain in Ashes Test cricket match between England and Australia at Lord’s (AP Photo)The first day of the second Ashes test between England and Australia was rained out at Lord’s on Wednesday without a ball being bowled.Play had finally looked set to get underway after a morning of wet weather, with the umpires calling for a 3:30pm (1430 GMT) start during a dry spell.The sides briefly came out, and the England staff had time to present Jofra Archer with his debut test cap. But the rain began to fall again minutes later, before the captains came out for the coin toss.The sides will now aim to start the match on Thursday, with an extra half-hour of play allowed on each of the remaining four days to make up for the day lost.Australia lead the five-match series 1-0 after an emphatic 251-run win at Edgbaston.Also Read | India beat England by 36 runs to lift Physical Disability World Series T20Also see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Ashes 2019Follow LordsFollow Ashes testFollow Eng vs AUSlast_img

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