They have gone onto lose three Tests and managed to draw a couple of matches against Asian teams at the historic ground since then.
After the Indian team lost the first Test in Birmingham a lot was is at stake for them as the attention moves to London. Virat Kohli's team will want to level the series 1-1 before they concede too big a lead.
Lord's has suffered its first washout in 17 years as rain prevented any play between England and India on day one of the second Test. The first-drop, who has struggled to get going overseas and in the county season with Yorkshire, still has the experience of playing in English conditions.More news: New York City Council Votes to Cap Uber and Lyft
#Slight drizzle has delayed the toss.
That thought might well have changed now, given the weather conditions and forecast ahead. The absence of Ben Stokes who tormented the middle order with his pace, swing and angle of attack, convinces India that they will level the series here. We know that Fifties throwback Ollie Pope will make his debut today but have yet to be informed whether Moeen Ali is back in the side after four Tests out or Chris Woakes returns after missing Edgbaston. India, on the other hand, will want to add another spinner to the XI. That said, given the nature of the pitch at Lord's and England spin troubles, the visitors might play Kuldeep Yadav alongside Ashwin.
The players did not even step out for warm-ups due to the rain, lashing the city of London since last night. He also made 18,426 runs in his 463 One-Day Internationals, with 49 hundreds. In fact, an hour after the game was called off for the day, the sun peeped through the clouds for the first time.