Simon Katich and Ashwell Prince put on a 181-run stand that could be the sign of thing to come for Lancashire's opponents in Division Two
Luke Procter's runs and wickets for Lancashire in their opening championship match of the season has vindicated the faith of his director of cricket, Peter Moores
Neither Alan Richardson nor Glen Chapple were ever capped at Test level. But, even aged 37 and 39 respectively, England's loss remains county cricket's gain.
Any illusions that Lancashire would find Championship promotion easy were dispelled on an attritional opening day at Old Trafford