Play abandoned at Edgbaston

Ricky Ponting & Phillip Pope

Ricky Ponting & Phillip Pope - Ponting begins the third day with a TV interview  

Ian Botham

Ian Botham - Botham lends a helping hand as the rain falls  

Edgbaston rain

Edgbaston rain - Conditions continue to look grim  

Fans

Fans - England fans enter the ground hoping to see any kind of play  

Edgbaston

Edgbaston - Play was eventually called off before 3pm  

Fans

Fans - Despite no play, some fans weren't too downhearted  

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