England were facing the familiar problem of just how to get the wicket of Australia's Steve Smith on day four of the Ashes Test at Lord's.
New Zealand atoned for defeat in Perth by thrashing Australia 36-0 in Auckland to retain the Bledisloe Cup, pleasing captain Kieran Read.
New Zealand scored five tries in a clinical Bledisloe Cup victory over an Australia side who humbled them seven days earlier in Perth.
Cameron Bancroft and David Warner are both struggling in the Ashes, but they have the backing of Australia mentor Steve Waugh.
Olly Stone, initially ruled out for two weeks, is set for an extended spell on the sidelines due to a persistent back injury.
England may need to bowl out Australia by lunch on Saturday to win the second Ashes Test, acknowledges Stuart Broad.
Jofra Archer was among three wicket-takers in the morning session, reducing Australia to 80-4 at lunch before rain ended play on day three.
Steve Smith was still there at lunch, but England hit back well in the morning session on day three of the second Ashes Test.