Lyndon James hit a career-best 91 as Nottinghamshire set Lancashire a formidable target on day three of their LV= Insurance County Championship encounter.

James formed a fruitful partnership with Tom Moores (97) as the hosts declared on 339/8, a lead of 443.

In reply, Lancashire proceeded to 115/1 at stumps.


Nottinghamshire's First-Class season at Trent Bridge concludes with the visit of Yorkshire (21-24 September), as Steven Mullaney's men hunt two red-ball trophies.