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Live Reporting

By Amy Lofthouse

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    We'll be back at 10:15 BST tomorrow to take you through the build-up and then the action.

    There isn't much to tell you about today's proceedings but the few important details there were are available over here.

    Today has been a disappointed but let's hope for better tomorrow. See you then.

  2. Post update

    A reminder that tomorrow is the Ruth Strauss Foundation Day.

    If you're going to Lord's then don't forget to wear red. It promises to be an emotional day.

    Read more here.

    England team
  3. Post update

    The good news is the forecast is much better for tomorrow.

    It'll be an extended day as we try and catch up with overs.

    Play will still begin at 11:00 BST with the toss at 10:30.

    Weather
  4. BreakingPLAY ABANDONED

    It's official. Play has been abandoned for the day at Lord's because of rain.

    Not a ball has been bowled.

    We'll come back and try again tomorrow.

  5. Post update

    It's still raining at Lord's.

    We're going to take a break but we'll bring you all the news from the ground as and when we have it.

    Keep your fingers crossed...

  6. Post update

    On the plus side, the forecast for tomorrow looks much better...

    Weather
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    Remember when it wasn't raining?

    No, me either.

  8. Best club pro you've played against...

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    Adrian, Lisbon: Wayne Daniel playing for a Middlesex XI against my club Ealing. Off two paces wearing a cheese cutter cap. Faster than any of us supposed quickies. Thankfully I didn't have to bat!

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    Alec Stewart

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    Hundreds have dropped. Before you would bat all day and make 120, now people are trying to score hundreds in a session and a half.

  10. Best pro you've played against...

    Text 81111

    SMS Message: I played against a team called Luton Indians about 20 years ago. Faced someone called Monty Panesar, their star spinner. I smashed the first ball to the boundary. Didn't really see the next three, but heard the fifth one as it rearranged my stumps. from Paul B, Ely
    Paul B, Ely
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    This is the most action we've seen today.

    Umbrella
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    Alec Stewart

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    Batting has been harder this year because of the overhead conditions. At The Oval it is usually bat first every time. Because of the overheads we have been inserted on the three occasions we have played there.

  13. Post update

    Tim Paine very much sums up the mood of today.

    Paine
    Paine
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    Alec Stewart

    Ex-England captain on BBC Test Match Special

    Hundreds have dropped. Before you would bat all day and make 120, now people are trying to score hundreds in a session and a half.

  15. Post update

    The umpires are sheltering under their giant umbrellas as they wander across the outfield.

    To the people that are still in the ground, I salute you.

  16. It's still raining

    The forecast and rain radar still looks unrelentingly grim.

  17. Post update

    Stephan Shemilt

    BBC Sport at Lord's

    The umpires have come over to the groundsman's hut. Does that mean the end is nigh?