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Question for readers: Can India improve upon this performance on Day 2?
09:33 pm - Allright folks, the play has been abandoned for the day due to persistent rain.
Recap: Only 24-over of play was possible on the first day of the fourth Test. Opening pair of Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook scored 75 without loss after opting to bat first on a good Oval pitch. Indian bowlers were far from impressive - except from a bouncer which Andrew Strauss took on the helmet from Ishant Sharma. RP Singh and Sreesanth were largely unimpressive.
09:11 pm - Apparently it has stopped raining Kennington Oval. Stay tuned for more...
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