Lancashire make Somerset struggle

LV County Championship Division One, Liverpool
Close, day one: Somerset 268 v Lancashire 70-0
Lancs 3pts, Somerset 2pts
Match scorecard
LV County Championship

Lancashire again made Somerset struggle with the bat on day one at Aigburth.

The visitors, who were bowled out for only 50 in their innings defeat by Warwickshire, were shot out for 268 after winning the toss.

Nick Compton (61), James Hildreth (55) and Craig Kieswetter (53) were the only men to pass 20, while Gary Keedy and Sajid Mahmood each took three wickets.

Stephen Moore then raced to 52 not out, with Paul Horton unbeaten on 14 as Lancashire closed on 70-0.

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