Lancashire settle for Worcestershire draw

County Championship Division Two, Old Trafford

Worcestershire 334 & 26-1 drew with Lancashire 448-7 dec

Lancashire 9pts, Worcestershire 6pts

Match scorecard

Lancashire secured full batting points but drew with Worcestershire on a rain-affected final day at Old Trafford.

Lancashire's foreign imports Ashwell Prince (95) and Simon Katich (84) both fell short of a century but piled on the runs as Worcestershire toiled.

The former Test stars' 181-run partnership left the Red Rose declaring after lunch on 448-7, leading by 114.

Captain Glen Chapple promptly dismissed opener Matt Pardoe for 11 but the rain returned to leave the visitors on 26-1.