Olly Stone admitted he feels in a groove having bowled 21 overs on the first day of the Vitality County Championship match against Lancashire at Trent Bridge.

The seamer's return of one wicket belied an impressive performance with the ball, having extracted pace and bounce throughout the day.

He formed an important prong of Notts' two spells of particular pressure, with Calvin Harrison before tea, and with Dillon Pennington after 80 overs with the second new ball.