Hosts collapse to 95-run defeat in second Test


England crumbled to a 95-run defeat by India in the second Test at Lord's to extend their winless run to 10 matches and increase the pressure on captain Alastair Cook.


The hosts collapsed after lunch to a series of reckless shots and were bowled out for 223 to hand the tourists a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.


Joe Root and Moeen Ali gave England hope with a partnership of 101 to take them to 173 for 4, 146 short of their target.


But after Moeen fell to the last ball before lunch, Matt Prior, Ben Stokes and Root were all out to pull shots in a disastrous 14 minutes of self-destruction as seamer Ishant Sharma took 7 for 74 - the best figures by an India bowler in England.