Tom Kohler-Cadmore described a bittersweet opening day of the Roses Specsavers County Championship match at Emerald Headingley.

The in-form Yorkshire star hit an unbeaten 105, his second successive century after 106 in the draw against Notts at Trent Bridge last week.

But he was unable to help Yorkshire into a dominant position.

He was the feature in the White Rose’s 209 before Lancashire closed on 105-0.

“It’s a bit frustrating. I felt like it was doing something all day, so to have them none down is frustrating. But we’ll come back tomorrow,” he said.

“Myself and Jonny Tatts put on 105, but we lost all 10 wickets for pretty much the same. It definitely can happen to them.

“It’s just about going out there tomorrow morning and hitting our areas.

“It’s nice to score runs. I actually thought I’d helped us up to an ok score.

“It’s just about keep going personally and trying to score as many runs as I can to keep pushing us forwards.”

Kohler-Cadmore’s back-to-back centuries have been contrasting ones.

He was much more circumspect at Trent Bridge, yet, here, keen to put the pressure back on Lancashire’s trio of seamers Graham Onions, Tom Bailey and Richard Gleeson.

“The pitch was a lot nicer last week (at Trent Bridge),” he said.

“You could battle through knowing you’d get your rewards.

“On this pitch, the bowlers were in control.

“I just tried to put pressure back on them by always looking to score.”

On a few occasions, Onions, who claimed four wickets for Lancashire and had Kohler-Cadmore dropped behind on 44 just before lunch, even pulled out of his run up as the batsman edged down the pitch at him.

“I don’t think he liked me walking at him because I was getting outside the line of off-stump. But that was because I felt it was doing something,” said TKC.

“Last week, I didn’t do it once because I trusted the pitch a bit more.

“Here, I felt if they kept bowling in a good area, there was one with my name on it.

“I wanted to make them change their lines and lengths.

“I don’t really do it too much in first-class cricket, although I have done it a bit in league cricket.

“Onions is a very, very good bowler, and I have a lot of respect for him. He consistently hits that zone, and I don’t want him bowling there.

“If it nips back and hits me on the pads, I’m outside the line.

“I felt like that was a good option.”

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