England take two wickets on the first morning of the second Test match against India at Lord's.
England's pace attack have taken two wickets on the first morning of the second Test against India at Lord's, with the visitors managing 73-2 in the opening session.
Alastair Cook chose to bowl on a pitch that looked suited to seamers, and he was rewarded in the third over as Shikhar Dhawan edged to Gary Ballance in the slips for just seven runs off the bowling of Jimmy Anderson.
After the early breakthrough, India managed to slow down the pace of the match and were looking likely to get through the rest of the session without further loss at a run-rate of 2.7 an over.
However, Liam Plunkett continued with his short of a length deliveries and got the wicket that his patience deserved as Murali Vijay also edged to Ballance.
India will resume the second session with Cheteshwar Pujara (11) and Virat Kohli (20) at the crease.
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