England v New Zealand: third Test, day two – live!

93rd over: New Zealand 238-5 (Mitchell 82 Blundell 54) Overton continues to find pace and bounce, forcing Blundell to mistime a pull into his body, but when the bowler repeats the delivery Blundell gets right on top of it and pulls it square beyond a diving Bairstow for four. Bairstow has better luck when smartly stopping a repeat of the shot next ball.

92nd over: New Zealand 234-5 (Mitchell 82 Blundell 50) Potts begins from the rugby stand end. He maintains yesterday’s decent, tight and probing length but luck continues to elude him, as Mitchell is dropped, when Foakes dives across Root at first slip to try to snaffle the edge and parries it to the deck. That was Root’s to take all day long

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