Lancashire v Nottinghamshire LV County Championship
Day 2 May 25th 2006
After a rain affected first day Notts were 201 for 7 at the start of the second day which was blessed with good sunny weather but rather dour cricket at times with only one six being hit all day I was there. Click on an image for larger pic and details.
After the early loss of Ealham caught in the slips by Cork Notts defied the Lancashire bowling
Despite losing Swann for 26 out to a running catch by Hodge off Newby Notts gradually approached 250
Notts were all out for 253 when Smith was bowled by Cork. Lancs soon lost Chilton lbw to Ealham but Sutcliffe and Loye took Lancashire past the 100 mark.
Lancs lost Sutcliffe caught behind for 50 at 115 and was joined by Hodge who was in good form
Loye also went caught behind after reaching his half century and when Law failed for once - again caught behind - Lancs were 4 down for 126. Sutton helped Hodge add 57 before he was dismissed for 13 lbw Smith. Lancashire finished the day 240 for 5 with Hodge 82 not out.
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