2nd Test: India beat England by 151 runs, take 1-0 series lead

Lord’s, Aug 16 (FN Agency) India defeated England by 151 runs to win the second Test here on Monday taking 1-0 lead in the five-match series. The first Test ended after a rain-marred draw at Trent Bridge. England, set 272 to win on the last day, were dismissed for just 120 on a largely docile pitch, with Mohammed Siraj taking 4-32 as India won for just the third time in their 19 Tests at the home of cricket.

Victory gave India a 1-0 lead in this five-match series after a rain-marred draw at Trent Bridge. India, after Ajinkya Rahane’s 61, saw tailenders Mohammed Shami (56 not out) and Jasprit Bumrah (34 not out) both make their highest Test scores and share an unbroken stand of 89 before skipper Virat Kohli declared his side’s second innings on 298-8 shortly after lunch on Monday’s last day. The third Test at Headingley in Leeds starts on August 25.

Brief scores: India 364 and 298/8 decl in 109.3 overs; England- 391 and 120 all out in 51.3 overs.