England v India 2nd test: Live streaming and TV channel for cricket at Lords

ENGLAND and India continue their marathon Test series in the marquee clash of the summer, which began in Birmingham and will finish at the Oval in September.

Joe Root's side are looking for another triumph over Virat Kohli's men at Lords after a dramatic 31-run win at Edgbaston.

 England take on India in a five-Test series that is the highlight of the international summer

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England take on India in a five-Test series that is the highlight of the international summer

What time does play start?

Play will begin at 11am local time every day at Lords with close scheduled for 6pm.

For viewers in India, play will begin at 3.30pm and end at 10.30pm.

Another 30 minutes can be played to make up any overs that haven't been bowled.

Lunch is set for 1pm-1.40pm with the tea interval at 3.40pm-4pm.

What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

Sky Sports hold the rights to all England home internationals in the United Kingdom.

Thursday's first day will be on the Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Cricket channels from 10am.

 Virat Kohli leads the No 1 Test team in the world in India

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Virat Kohli leads the No 1 Test team in the world in India

Sky subscribers can stream all the action via Sky Go, and non-Sky customers can watch by buying a one-off Sky Sports Pass from NOW TV for £7.99 or a 10 month Sky Sports Pass for almost half-price.

Channel 5 will broadcast a free-to-air one-hour highlights show at 7pm every day.

How many Tests are England and India playing?

England will take on India in five Tests matches at Edgbaston, Lord's, Trent Bridge, The Rose Bowl and The Oval.

India won the T20 series 2-1 before England responded with a 2-1 win in the ODI series, meaning it was honours even heading into the Tests.

England cricket hero Joe Root does an amazing bat drop after completing ODI series win over India

ENGLAND and India continue their marathon Test series in the marquee clash of the summer, which began in Birmingham and will finish at the Oval in September.