England's James Anderson becomes first to claim 100 Test wickets at Lord's

England's Chris Woakes celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of India's captain Virat Kohli

England's Chris Woakes celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of India's captain Virat Kohli Credit AFP

"It's still a bit of a blur - incredible feeling", said Woakes, who hit 18 boundaries and took 2-19 in India's first innings of 107.

Anderson finished with five for 20, but he hailed the contribution of Chris Woakes, who took two wickets including the key...

The seventh-wicket pair Hardik Pandya and Ravi Ashwin kept England waiting after tea, with a stand of 55, but Woakes quickly parted them to put his team on the home straight.

England had looked like wasting an inspired bowling performance that dismissed India so cheaply on a rain-interrupted second day.

But England, so often susceptible to collapses, kicked on as Bairstow and Woakes began to look comfortable on a pitch offering far less assistance to the bowlers than on day two.

Ishant Sharma, whose Test-best seven for 44 against England sealed India´s 95-run win in the corresponding Lord´s clash four years ago, bowled the first over. Woakes, one of the most popular men in cricket, was delighted with his efforts, and I think it is fair to say that England cricket is delighted with and for him.

The hosts moved to 28-0 in the morning session before opener Keaton Jennings was caught on the crease and trapped LBW by Mohammed Shami.

Even Kohli failed to make an impact, scoring just 23 runs.

Jos Buttler (24) got in and got out before he too fell lbw aiming across the line as Shami took a third wicket this innings.

Bairstow received sound support from the correct Woakes, selected after fellow all-rounder Ben Stokes was omitted because of clash with his ongoing trial for affray. But Bairstow, as he's often done before, held firm while attacking the loose ball.

Earlier, India made a decision to play with two spinners in Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav, whereas Cheteshwar Pujara had a horrific return to Test cricket.

Woakes, whose two for 19 on Friday included the prize scalp of India captain Virat Kohli, followed Bairstow to the landmark in 71 balls with his seventh four.

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