London, Aug 12 (IANS) England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bowl first in the second Test against India at the Lord’s on Thursday.
Ishant Sharma replaces an injured Shardul Thakur in the lone change in the Indian playing eleven. For England, Moeen Ali, Haseeb Hameed and Mark Wood replace Dan Lawrence, Zak Crawley and an injured Stuart Broad in the playing eleven.
India: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj.
England: Rory Burns, Dom Sibley, Haseeb Hameed, Joe Root (captain), Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Ollie Robinson, Mark Wood and James Anderson,