Ashwell Prince once again picked up the standard to help Lancashire take a lead of 107 runs, with six wickets remaining, over Leicestershire in the English County Championship on Monday.
He was unbeaten on 74 off 110 balls when the day ended with Lancashire on 314-4. Earlier, Alviro Petersen added 46 off 65 balls, backing up Karl Brown (96).
Leicestershire had been bowled out for 207, during which Zimbabwean Kyle Jarvis took 3-72.
Prince came to the wicket with the score on 174-2, which gave hims a foundation. He and Brown put on 74 for the third wicket, putting Lancashire into a strong position.
Rikki Wessels manged to add just four runs to his overnight 59 as Somerset struck hard to end Nottinghamshire’s innings at 410 on Monday morning. Alfonso Thomas, still going strong at 39, ended with 5-73, while Tim Groenewald, who endured a battering on day one, recovered to take 3-92 as the tail collapsed.
But that just opened Somerset up to the off-breaks of Matthew Carter, who took 7-56 off 16 overs, helping to hold the reply to just 200 runs.
At the close, Notts were 89-4, 299 runs ahead with Wessels back at the crease on 28
Surrey overcame the trauma of the horrendous accident in their T20 match against Sussex to build a solid innings of 289-6 against Glamorgan at Guildford.