Birmingham: Jun 8, 2012
Fresh early morning rain saw the pitch and square remain fully covered at the scheduled start of 11am local time (1000GMT).
Not since 1964, during an Ashes clash at Lord's, have the first two days of a Test in England been washed out without a ball being bowled.
As the toss has yet to take place, neither side have named their team.
England have an unbeatable 2-0 lead in this three-match series. (AFP)