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Last Updated: Sunday, 24 July, 2005, 09:22 GMT 10:22 UK
England v Australia day four photos
A few hardy spectators survey the scene from the Edrich Stand at Lord's
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The wet conditions that the tourists feared do indeed materialise as their march towards victory is put on hold
If play re-starts, Kevin Pietersen will resume on 42 not out
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England's Kevin Pietersen takes full advantage of the delay by heading to the nets for some extra batting practice
England captain Michael Vaughan shelters under an umbrella as the rain continues to fall
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Michael Vaughan takes a stroll around the damp outfield hoping the bad weather will continue for several more hours
Rain drips off the cap of W G Grace's statue in the Coronation Garden at Lord's
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The statue of W G Grace attracts more attention than the cricket but clearing skies allow an inspection at 1515 BST
Justin Langer inspects the sky from the Lord's pavilion
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With the action resuming at 1545 BST, Australia's opening batsman Justin Langer senses that a win could be on the way
Glenn McGrath celebrates the dismissal of Ashley Giles for a duck to leave England on 158-7
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Within 15 minutes of play beginning Glenn McGrath cheaply claims the wickets of Geraint Jones and Ashley Giles
Pietersen sends a Shane Warne delivery into the outfield as he gets another half century
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Pietersen's batting partners come and go in quick succession but he still manages to reach 50 off a Shane Warne delivery
Shane Warne finshes with figures of 4-64 at Lord's
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Not to be denied, Warne adds to England's downfall as he traps Steve Harmison first ball leaving the hosts on 167-9
Australia's players celebrate first Test victory at Lord's
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McGrath claims the final wicket of Simon Jones as Australia complete a convincing 239-run win at the home of cricket


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