England v Australia test match at Old Trafford is delayed by heavy rain.
SLATE INFORMATION: Test Match Fever at Manchester. Early crowds assemble despite rain which becomes a downpour and delays the start
ENGLAND: Manchester: Old Trafford:
Crowds along outside cricket ground
Australian cricketers Warren Bardsley and Charlie McCartney practicing in the nets
Australia win the toss
Covers removed and replaced as it begins to rain
Politicians Sir John Simon MP (Liberal), John Wheatley MP (Labour) and John Robert Clynes MP (Labour) sheltering from downpour
People along in rain, then sheltering under umbrellas in stands, then away from cricket ground as rain pours down
Background: England v Australia test match at Old Trafford is delayed by heavy rain.