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Players' lunch menu at Lord's Test: Chicken Tikka Curry, Dal and Lasagne

Players' lunch menu at Lord's Test: Chicken Tikka Curry, Dal and Lasagne

"It is not like I feel bad that I got runs and we couldn't get across the line", added Kohli, now the world's top-ranked batsman in both Test and one-day global cricket. The story of the second innings was more or less the same as Kohli top-scored with 51 runs in 93 balls.

Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh hailed Indian captain Virat Kohli as the current best batsman in Test cricket.

Will India reinforce their batting order by adding an extra batsman for the Lord's Test.

Talking about the bowling, in both the innings off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin scalped four and three wickets respectively. Umesh Yadav was also impactful.

But Arun said Jasprit Bumrah was "out of contention", the paceman still sidelined after missing the first Test with the broken thumb he suffered during a Twenty20 global against Ireland in June.

England have outstretched the selection for this week's match at Lord's against India to 20 year old Surrey batsman Ollie Pope, axing the struggling Dawid Malan.

'Dawid Malan drops out of the squad for Lord's.

For England, they will be missing the services of all-rounder Ben Stokes, which would hurt them as he was among the wickets in the second innings at Edgbaston.

"If we can make small improvements in certain areas, and add that to where we were good last week, we will see some improvements from last week".

The visitors will be keen to level the series at Lord's as England are playing without their premier all-rounder Ben Stokes.

A decision on whether or not to play Moeen Ali as the second spinner will also be made tomorrow depending on the conditions, the England captain said. With the ball, James Anderson did well in both the innings, while Sam Curran was the home team's star man in the 1st Test who did well with both bat and ball to help England to claim victory.

There was a lot of talk about the inclusion of seamer Jamie Porter ahead of the first Test but Captain Root preferred Sam Curran and the player delivered a Man-of-the-Match performance.

The other area which England, like India, will have to improve is their batting and slip fielding.

About countering Ashwin and Ishant, he said, "They are two fine players and one of the reasons why India have been successful is they have some brilliant experienced players to call upon".

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