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Day two - what you might have missed

Shane Warne with a life-sized cut out model of himself
Shane Warne with a life-sized cut out model of himself looks back at day two of the Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka, bringing you some moments you wouldn't have caught on TV.


What is better than Shane Warne? Well clearly, two Shane Warnes! Which was exactly what there was on the Home of Cricket outfield during day two of the Test.

Taking a break from his Sky punditry, the Aussie legend posed with a life-sized cut out of himself to promote #teamshane ahead of the MCC v Rest of the World game on July 5, where Warne captain's RoW against an MCC team led by Sachin Tendulkar. Or for the twittersphere, #teamsachin!

Cribbins on comms

TV personality Bernard Cribbins is no doubt a national treasure, as is the commentary of BBC Test Match Special team. So when Cribbins did a spot of impromtu cricket comms with from his vantage point in the Grand Stand, the result was delightful.

The 85-year-old covered Joe Root's double ton, shooting the breeze with Fred Trueman, the lack of pigeons on the outfield and how immaculate the Lord's outfield looks in a short five minute stint.

Listen to the full interview

Terrific timelapse

Groundstaff rolling the wicket, players warming up, broadcasters buzzing about and the Ground filling up in the sunshine - it's the morning of Test cricket at Lord's.

The below timelapse - shot using a GoPro from the Upper Mound Stand today - should be opened to full screen and experienced in HD for wonderful viewing.

Watch the timelapse below.

Cool Kumar

The great Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara kept his cool in the middle to finish the day 32 not out. Here is Everything you ever wanted to know about him...

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