Middlesex dominated proceedings on day one at Old Trafford against Lancashire as each of the visitors' top three made half centuries and number four Malan finished the day on 49 not out. Robson, Gubbins and Compton laid the foundation as Middlesex closed the opening day on 258 for 3 in a commanding position. With Yorkshire struggling against Somerset at Headingley, it was advantage Middlesex on day one of the penultimate round of the 2016 Specsavers County Championship, with everything to play for on day two.

Sam Robson talks us through events on day one at Old Trafford at the close of play.