After one appearance at the Rugby World Cup, England international Joe Cokanasiga appears set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Joe Gomez is "better than good" says Jurgen Klopp, who is happy with how Gareth Southgate handled the defender's fight with Raheem Sterling.
Henry Nicholls was struck on the head by a sharp Jofra Archer bouncer, but he remained at the crease for the closing moments of day two.
England fell from 277-4 to 353 all out in the first Test against New Zealand and Jack Leach conceded the tourists should have scored more.
The dismissal of captain Kane Williamson saw New Zealand reach 144-4 at the close of the second day in Mount Maunganui.
England put themselves in a strong position on day one against New Zealand, who are eager to snuff out the threat of Ben Stokes on Friday.
Joe Denly and Ben Stokes helped England into a fine position in the first Test against New Zealand.
Wednesday's FUT Team of the Week includes a host of attacking stars, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane and Eden Hazard.
Rapid New Zealand paceman Lockie Ferguson will not be unleashed on England in the first Test at Bay Oval.
Stevenage claimed allegations of abuse from Mark Sampson had "no foundation", but he has been charged by the Football Association.