Indian cricket board and ECB decide to call off Manchester Test, series stays 2-1 as of now.
Visitors' batting spine showed some encouraging signs in the loss at Leeds but India need more than that to put up a significant total on the board
The two teams would be meeting each other at Headingley after nineteen years. While the hosts beat India in 1952, 1959 and 1967, they tasted defeat in 1986 and 2002.
Pataudi Trophy: India send strong message to Root and Co in series opener, but worries still persist
Although the first Test at Trent Bridge was marred by England's infamous rain, India dominated most of it, with the hosts forced to do the catching up. However, there are some warning signs too.
The Pataudi Trophy between England and India gets underway in Nottingham on Wednesday. Here is what to expect from the series...
Kohli happens to be the only Indian batsman to have an average in 30s in England; Pujara and Rahane's average is in the late 20s, which shows how big a struggle it has been for them.