England beat India by an innings and 159 runs

Sam Curran Paul Farbrace and Ollie Pope of England look on from the balcony before the 2nd Specsavers Test Match between England and India at Lord's

Ishant Sharma, whose Test-best seven for 44 against England sealed India " s 95-run win in the corresponding Lord " s Test four years ago - one of just two Indian victories in 17 previous Tests at "the home of cricket" - bowled the first over.

India, the world's top-ranked Test side, failed to cope with overcast and swing-friendly conditions in both their innings, with a rain-marred match effectively over in under two days' standard playing time.

England had stretched their 250-run overnight lead to 289 before declaring as Chris Woakes walked off unbeaten on 137 in an innings which saw Sam Curran provide a highlight with a stunning six.

The pacer, who took nine wickets in the second Test against India, gained 19 points to move to 903 rating points.

Virat Kohli has angered Indian fans once again with a second "selfish" act in as many innings. "They deserved to win and we deserved to lose".

England captain Joe Root speaking to TMS: "We still had to exploit the conditions - the seam group were outstanding".

The Lord's hiding followed the 31-run defeat in the first Test at Edgbaston, giving England a dominant 2-0 lead in the five-match Test series. Although he consumed around 19 overs (112 balls) of India's 82.2 overs, he scored just 18 runs, approximately 7 per cent from India's total score of 237 at the Lord's.

Resuming on 357-6, England surprisingly made a decision to bat on despite extending their lead past 150 on day three when Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow shared a partnership of 189.

After a horrendous batting display in first two tests, the team management should consider their place in the side.

This, in the form of the sublime bowling of the master craftsman in Jimmy Anderson and an all-round performance of considerable substance from Stokes replacement in Chris Woakes, was the flawless antidote to Bristol.

Asked if inclusion of an extra seamer would have been better, he said, "Yeah looking back, I think we got the combination a bit off".

England all-rounder Chris Woakes celebrates his maiden test ton as India are trounced at Lord's.

"To get a hundred and be on the honours board is something that will stay with me forever", said Woakes.

England's James Anderson leaves the pitch with his team mates after England bowled India out for 130.

Broad only claimed one wicket in the first innings but began a devastating spell today by finding Ajinkya Rahane's outside edge, with Keaton Jennings taking the catch in the slips. Another in-swinger did for Lokesh Rahul (10), striking him on the pad for a clear leg before wicket and India was 17-2 at lunch, hoping for prolonged rain.

Kohli was clearly struggling with a stiff back on Sunday, the injury seeing him bat at number five rather than his usual number four position.

While Pujara can be excused for his first innings dismissal, the second innings at the Lord's has not done his record any good.

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