Ben Duckett struck a splendid 177 as Nottinghamshire side hosted Worcestershire in an a mid-May match-up.

The left-hander's stylish knock came after the home side had lost the toss and found themselves 51-3, only to be rebuffed by a fourth wicket partnership worth 205.

Lyndon James and Steven Mullaney, fresh from a crucial partnership against Essex, also chipped in with 78 and 88 respectively, laying the foundation for a Nottinghamshire win.