Worst yet to come: David Gower looks dejected after losing the Lord's Test to India in 1986. James Anderson has the new Duke's, he will begin from the the pavilion end.
Lord's has suffered its first washout in 17 years as rain prevented any play between England and India on day one of the second Test. Tendulkar took to Twitter to express his disappointment and wished good cricket over the next four days.
Nothing doing: Rain clouds hang above the pitch at Lord's.
Apart from the draws, Birmingham has been a happy venue for England, with the hosts having been victorious in the matches that have not ended as draws.
The match had been due to start at 11:00am local time (1000 GMT) but with rain still falling and the skies above Lord's increasingly dark, the umpires called it a day at 4:50pm (1550 GMT).
Tendulkar, who played his first match against England at the Lord's, thereby missed an opportunity to join an elite list of Indian cricketers - Sunil Gavaskar, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Dilip Vengsarkar, Rahul Dravid, Kapil Dev and Sourav Ganguly - who have had the honour of kick-starting proceedings at Lord's by ringing the bell.
"This Test is the most important match in the series".
They will, however, make at least two changes to their side.
Stokes took three wickets on Sunday's fourth and last day at Edgbaston, including the prize scalp of India captain Virat Kohli.
Watch day two of the second Test between England and India, at Lord's, live on Sky Sports Cricket (channel 404) and Sky Sports Main Event (channel 401) from 10.30am on Friday.