• The squad gathered at the Home of Cricket in bright sunshine...
  • ...and skipper Alastair Cook was delighted to feel the heat.
  • He was in a good mood as he watched the practice, the promo poster providing the backdrop.
  • The Lord's ground staff were hard at work, preparing the pitch for Thursday.
  • Kevin Pietersen got on the bike to work on his cardio.
  • Tim Bresnan had to work hard, with a place in the side up for grabs...
  • ...as he was looking to oust Steve Finn, with coach David Saker looking on.
  • Paceman Chris Tremlett trained with the squad but was not called up officially.
  • James Anderson wore a knee guard while doing fielding drills.
  • Joe Root, Graeme Swann and Cook practised their slip catching.
  • Cook and Swann chatted to batting coach Graham Gooch on their way off the field.

Pics: England get ready for Lord's

The squad gathered at the Home of Cricket in bright sunshine...