18/07/2013 07:12 BST | Updated 18/07/2013 07:13 BST

England-Australia Day 1 Live

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 18: James Pattinson and Ashton Agar of Australia look on after meeting Queen Elizabeth II during day one of the 2nd Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 18, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Good morning And welcome to the opening day of the second Test at Lord's - the weather is glorious and the scene is set for a full day of play in front of a full house. Now we just have to wait for the Queen to turn up so we can get the formalities over and done with and the action underway.