County Championship: Brett Hutton places Notts on high towards Lancashire

Brett Hutton

Brett Hutton’s five-for was his second in the County Championship this season
LV= County Championship Division One, Trent Bridge (day two):
Nottinghamshire 272 & 127-5: Duckett 44, Balderson 2-29, Bailey 2-44
Lancashire 168: Bohannon 35; Hutton 5-62, Paterson 3-39
Nottinghamshire (5 pts) lead Lancashire (3 pts) by 231 runs with five wickets remaining

Seam bowler Brett Hutton claimed 5-62 as Nottinghamshire gained the upper hand in their Championship game against Lancashire on day two at Trent Bridge.

Dane Paterson supported Hutton well with 3-39 as the visitors were all out for 168 to trail by 104 runs.

The two Bens – Duckett and Slater – extended the lead with an opening stand of 51, with Duckett making 44.

But Lancashire fought back after tea, picking up four wickets to leave Notts 231 in front on 127-5.

Having thrashed Somerset by an innings and 160 runs in Division One last week, the home side began the day looking for early wickets as Lancashire resumed on 28-2.

They collected…