Hours of play (local time)
|1st||17||AV Suppiah||L Gregory|
|2nd||11||AV Suppiah||NRD Compton|
|3rd||53||NRD Compton||JC Hildreth|
|4th||6||NRD Compton||C Kieswetter|
Nick Compton has vowed not to waste what he suspects might be his final opportunity to win a place in England's Test side by becoming sidetracked into another impossible search for perfection.
Nick Compton survived a working over by Glen Chapple as Somerset reached 87 for 3 between the showers
On a shortened day in which Somerset took five Lancashire wickets, they also discovered that Marcus Trescothick will be out for longer than first thought
On the ground where they secured their first outright championship title since 1934 just seven months ago, Lancashire enjoyed their best day of a season that has taken some time to flicker into life.
Somerset's twins Craig and Jamie Overton both have hopes of a championship debut against Lancashire at Taunton on Thursday - but only one of them is likely to be celebrating.