Lancashire ended day one of their Division Two match against Delray Rawlins and his Sussex teammates in a strong position after bowling their visitors out for 127 and then making 149 for one in reply.
Matthew Parkinson collected a career-best six for 23 from 15.2 overs and Glenn Maxwell picked up four for 41 on the weekend when he hoped to be playing in a World Cup final. Alex Davies then made 72 before becoming the only Lancashire wicket, falling to Rawlins and Keaton Jennings was unbeaten on 53 at the close, by which time Lancashire were already well on the way to building a winning position.
Unfortunately during the Sussex Inning Rawlins was caught at short leg off Maxwell for a second-ball naught. Rawlins finished the day with figures of 9-3-17-1.
Kamau Leverock and his Caythorpe Cricket Club teammates defeated Papplewick and Linby Cricket Club by 10 wickets in their Nottinghamshire Cricket Board Premier League match at the Papplewick Hall Ground.
Papplewick and Linby batted first and were bowled all out for 121, Leverock finished with figures of 4-0-27-0 in his return to bowling from injury.