Second XI enjoy best of opening day at Northern CC
Second XI Report
Lancashire Second XI enjoyed the best of the opening day of their three-day Championship clash against Worcestershire at Northern CC.
The hosts won the toss and elected to bowl first and Lancashire made the perfect start as Saqib Mahmood dismissed opener Westbury without scoring in the third over.
Danny Lamb took Lancashire's second wicket before Luke Procter had Kervezee caught behind by Brooke Guest to leave Worcestershire 76/3.
The visitors then lost four wickets in quick time with Liam Hurt taking three wickets and Procter taking his second with Worcestershire struggling on 111/7.
Malik, Dudley and Brown all contributed useful runs for Worcestershire as they were bowled out for 239 from 53.3 overs.
In reply, Calum Turner (12) was dismissed cheaply for Lancashire but Luke Procter and Karl Brown steadied the ship for the hosts.
Brown (27) departed and was followed by Rob Jones (1) just two overs later to leave Lancashire 49/3.
Josh Bohannon joined Procter (77*), who went to his half century in the evening session as the pair put on a century partnership.
Bohannon (63) went to his half century but was dismissed soon after and Lancashire closed on 176/4.