Ryan McLaren gave Hampshire the edge by taking two wickets as Middlesex ended the day on 84-3, chasing 336 in the County Championship.
So, farewell then, Ashwell Prince. After a career spanning 20 years and 287 first-class matches, the end of a brilliant career came on a cloudy afternoon at Chelmsford, Essex.
Ashwell Prince capped off a magnificent final season in County cricket by being named in the BBC Team of the Year.
It was small consolation for Ashwell Prince that he was top-scorer in Glamorgan’s laboured offering of 272 in the English County Championship.
Rory Kleinveldt took his fifth five-wicket haul for Northants as Glamorgan struggled to 166-6 in the English County Championship.
Ashwell Prince and Alviro Petersen scored 184 runs between them to help Lancashire to a commanding total of 301 in their Royal London One-Day match against Hampshire on Monday.
Ashwell Prince stepped up once again, top-scoring with 62, to lead Lancashire through to the semifinals of the T20 Blast in England in a dramatic tied match.
Jacques Rudolph’s Glamorgan were cruelly denied a place in the English T20 Blast quarterfinals when rain reduced the match to a five-over blast.
Alviro Petersen and Ashwell Prince notched career-best scores as their 501-run stand put Lancashire in complete control of their English County Championship match against Glamorgan.
Alviro Petersen and Ashwell Prince hit a new high when they put on 321 runs for the third wicket and helped Lancashire to 425-2 in the English County Championship against Glamorgan at Colwyn Bay on Sunday.
Ashwell Prince and his Lancashire mates have much to do if they are to get anything from this match against Northamptonshire in the English County Championship.
When Ashwell Prince stepped back and hammered a four off left-arm spinner Graeme White, he celebrated not just another boundary, but reaching18,000 first-class runs in a career stretching back 20 years.
Ashwell Prince continued in brilliant form as he hit his fourth hundred of the season and led Lancashire to an innings victory against Leicestershire in the English County Championship on Tuesday.
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.
Ashwell Prince contributed 43 to Lancashire’s roller-coaster second-innings total of 253 against Gloucestershire in the English County Championship on Tuesday.