Lancashire v Nottinghamshire LV County Championship
Day 1 April 29th 2009
The new look at Old Trafford with all the building work going on. No scoreboard at the Stretford end.
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Lancs won the toss and decided to bat on a sunny morning.
Horton drives Sidebottom for 4
It was a slow start by Lancashire and they lost their first wicket on 6 when Horton was out leg before to Sidebottom. He had made all six runs
Worse was to follow when Smith who had been in 45 minutes for 4 was also out lbw to Sidebottom with the total on 22.
du Plessis pulls Adams for 4
du Plessis hits Franks for 4 off the back foot
du Plessis is hit by a ball from Fletcher
Fletcher fails in his lbw appeal and at lunch Lancs are 65 for 2
Prince drives Sidebottom for 4
Having put on 64 with Prince, du Plessis was next to go - caught at second slip by Brown off Adams.
3 for 86 du Plessis 24
Ten runs later and things got a lot worse when Chilton was clean bowled for 7 by Adams
Prince off drives Fletcher for 4
Prince drives Swann for 4
Just when he was looking like making a big score Prince edged Franks to slip. 160 for 5 Prince 74
At 172 Croft was caught at slip by Brown off Swann
Glen Chapple drives Adams for 4
Chapple was next to go caught behind by Read off Adams for 4 with the score at 180
One run later and Hogg edges Fletcher to Brown for 0
At the same score Sutton is caught behind off Adams and Lancashire were all out for 189 - a poor score