Are you fed? Are you lunched? Are you watered? Let’s get into the second session.
An excellent session for England, the first time since 2011 that their openers have batted through the first session of a home Test. Not such a great session for the spectator, with things moving at a pretty sedate pace, but there was plenty of high quality bowling to enjoy. Boult started beautifully, Wagner has done good work too. And Sibley and Burns have been equal to it, waiting patiently, doing just enough attacking when the opportunities came. New Zealand will be the more frustrated team, certainly. They’ll have 40 minutes to take some deep breaths and come back to try again.