Lancashire v Somerset Day 1 April 23rd 2008
LV County Championship
Somerset won the toss and decided to bat. There was a small crowd for this opening day of the county season
Trescothick was in good form for the visitors here hitting a four off Anderson
Chappell got the first wicket getting Francis leg before. The first wicket went at 13 Francis making just 2
Justin Langer beaten outside the off stump by Anderson
With the score at 31 Langer pulled a short ball from Chapple to deep mid wicket where Mahmood made a diving catch. Hope the camera man caught the action
Chapple shows his fustration as the ball misses the stumps
Andrew Flintoffs first ball at Old Trafford for long while
Flintoff beats Trescothick
Flintoff appeals against Hildreth but the verdict is not out
Trescothick reaches his fifty off Flintoff. Somerset 88 for 2 at lunch

Hildreth out for 22 caught behind off Mahmood. Somerset 3 for 93
Tresothick drives Anderson for three to bring up the 100 for Somerset
Blackwell hits a four off Anderson
Trego is caught behind by Sutton off Flintoffl for 28. Somerset 171 for 5
Anderson has Trescothick caught by Law for 77. Somerset 123 for 4
Short leg takes cover as Trego pulls Marshall for four
Somerset lose their 6th wicket at 177 when Kieswetter is lbw to Flintoff
Phillips is out caught by Anderson off Marshall for 1 with Somerset 7 down for 192 . At Tea the visitors were 195 for 7
Turner is the Somerset's 8th wicket to fall caught by Law in the slips. The score was 195
Blackwell reaches his 50 off Marshall
Sutcliffe drives Phillips for 4
Horton drives Willoughby
Blackwell is caught behind by Sutton for 64. Somerset 222 for 9
Somerset are all out for 238 when Munday is caught off Anderson for 21
Blackwell hits Marshall for 6
Horton driving Phillips for fours
Lancashire finished on 60 for no wicket but the match was drawn after rain had curtailed play
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