(From Nottingham Evening Post)
Byline: Matt Halfpenny
THE disproportionately high media scrutiny of this contest so far can solely be attributed to Stuart Broad's recent lack of form, yet it is Notts team-mate Alex Hales who could soon be just as much under their glare.
The end of play on day one brought more questions about the England paceman's bruised left heel and sore right ankle than his side's clash against Lancashire.
Was if affecting his performance? How long had he been carrying the two injuries? Was he in the kind of rhythm to play for England in the first Test on Thursday week? And while the seamer's three wickets in the morning session of day two - to give him final figures of 5-95 from 30.4 overs …