Down 0-1 in the five-match series, Virat Kohli s Team India have several issues to address before the start of the Lord s Test on Thursday.

At Edgbaston, where England won by 31 runs, India’s batsmen struggled to support their skipper, who made 149 and 51 to tally 200 runs in the match. In comparison, the other Indian players totalled 214 runs.

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Once again, it was the weakness of the top order that stood out. In India’s first innings, a 50-run opening stand was immediately followed by three wickets falling in the span of eight balls to Sam Curran. In India’s chase, only Kohli and Hardik Pandya (31) made it past 20.

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Four dropped catches also contributed to India’s defeat, with one chance put down off Curran earning England 50 runs.