Kyle Jarvis took a wicket in his second over for Lancashire

Lancashire v Kent, LV=Championship Division 2, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Jarvis provides the hope of an answer

The matter that will have troubled Lancastrians above all, perhaps, is who would take the wickets or bowl the spells that have been Glen Chapple's responsibility for nigh on two decades

Olly Stone celebrates a wicket

Leicestershire v Northants, LV= Championship, Division 2, Grace Road, 2nd day

Northants edge ahead on fluctuating day

Northamptonshire's seamers took five wickets in the second hour of play to bowl the visitors back into a match which ended the day finely balanced at Grace Road

Nick Browne anchored Essex's reply

Surrey v Essex, LV= Championship, Division 2, Kia Oval, 2nd day

Browne shows up Surrey shortcomings

The England captain has not scored a Test century for 23 months. So perhaps it is reassuring to know that the production of Essex opening batsmen remains in fine working order

Moeen Ali finished off the innings with two lbws

England in West Indies 2015

Moeen's success surprises himself

In a little over a year since his international debut, Moeen Ali has become a pivotal figure in English cricket especially for his bowling but he also wants to flourish with the bat

Ashley Giles signs a flag to mark James Anderson's record wicket haul

England in West Indies 2015

Anderson in 'realms of immortality' - Giles

Lancashire coach Ashley Giles believes James Anderson has lifted himself into the "realms of immortality" within English cricket after overtaking Ian Botham to be the leading Test wicket-taker

Ian Westwood drives through the off side

Yorkshire v Warks, LV= Championship, Division 1, Headingley, 1st day

Westwood digs in but Yorkshire don't wilt

Ian Westwood's willingness to graft for runs made this just about Warwickshire's day, although there were satisfied expressions on the faces of the Yorkshire bowlers after restricting their opponents to 270 runs from 97 overs

Rory Burns carves through the off side

Surrey v Essex, LV= Championship, Division 2, Kia Oval, 1st day

Surrey's top order graft healthy position

Chilly and unrelentingly gloomy, this was the sort of day Kevin Pietersen thought he'd left behind when his international career began a decade ago