10.45am To give you an idea of how wet it has been more than 80mm of rain has fallen at Edgbaston in the last 60 hours.
Meanwhile, some ticket information from Warwickshire. "Everyone who buys a ticket from today or already had purchased a ticket for Day four will receive a complimentary ticket for Day five."
10.40am Andrew Strauss had a little grin when he won the toss. His bowlers should enjoy a pitch that has been undercover for two days. Will be a good test of England's depth of fast bowling. It also means we'll have to wait a while for our first look at Sunil Narine in Test cricket.
"Bresnan needs to go out & do something extra ordinary, in order to maintain his test match winning streak. #nochanderpaul," says Yaseer. Maybe he should have asked for a rest?