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County wrap: How the Aussies fared in the opening round

It was a wet and frustrating start to the 2024 County Championship with only one of the nine games getting a result

Nathan Lyon – Lancashire

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Lancashire’s superstar recruit managed just two overs and made a first ball duck as three days of their clash with reigning division one champions Surrey at Old Trafford were washed out. All the pre-game discussion as to whether Lyon and rising England spinner Tom Hartley could play in the same XI were put to bed immediately with both selected for the opening round of the season. And it would have proved a shrewd move if more play was possible with spin claiming nine of the 10 wickets to fall in the match when the match finally got underway on day two.

Lancashire coach Dale Benkenstein is hopeful the abandoned match won’t count towards Lyon’s seven-game…

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