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Warwickshire’s pursuit for a domestic double looks firmly on course after an imposing performance with bat and ball led to a 42-run lead at Lord’s on the opening day of the Bob Willis Trophy.

The Bears, crowned County Champions for an eighth time on Friday in front of their own Members and supporters, immediately thwarted any claims of a celebration hangover by knocking over Lancashire for just 78, their third-lowest first-class total this century, in just 27.5 overs.