England were 357 for six in reply to India’s first innings 107, a lead of 250 runs, when bad light forced an early close on the third day of the second Test at Lord’s on Saturday.

Chris Woakes was 120 not out, his maiden Test century.

Together with Jonny Bairstow (93) he shared a partnership of 189, an England sixth-wicket record in Test matches against India, surpassing the 171 put on by Ian Botham and Bob Taylor at Bombay (Mumbai) in 1980.

Sam Curran was 22 not out.

England had collapsed to 98 for four at lunch, with India paceman Mohammad Shami doing the bulk of the damage on his way to stumps figures of three for 74 in 19 overs.

England lead this five-match series 1-0 after a 31-run win in the first Test at Edgbaston last week.

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