England would have enjoyed seeing Swann back in the County Championship Division One but will be worried by an injury to Broad.
Nottinghamshire v Durham
Close of play: Nottinghamshire 320, Durham 34-1.
A shaky start from Nottinghamshire was steadied by England Lion James Taylor on day one of their Division One clash with Durham.
Notts were reduced to 98-4 at lunch on the first day, after Three Lions hopefuls Graham Onions and Ben Stokes took two wickets each.
Yet Taylor added to the 112 he scored against Derbyshire last week with an efficient 96 runs and shared innings-saving partnerships with both Steven Mullaney and Stuart Broad.
Once Taylor and Broad were out in successive overs it didn’t take Durham’s Chris Rushworth long to polish off the tail though.
Good news for England was that Graeme Swann played his first match this season after missing the national team’s tour of New Zealand through elbow surgery.
However, during the away side’s innings seamer Broad was forced off the field with a tight groin after bowling just three overs.
Yorkshire v Derbyshire
Close of play: Derbyshire 302-4.
Chesney Hughes scored a superb 171 not-out for Derbyshire as they established some strong batting foundations against Yorkshire.
After opener Billy Godleman was out early following a rain delayed start, Hughes came in to partner captain Wayne Madsen as the pair put on 258 runs for the second wicket.
Madsen had made it to 93 before the home side found some resurgence in the evening session and dismissed the skipper, before claiming the scalps of Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Wes Durston for a combined seven runs.
Yet the day belonged to Hughes as the 22-year-old established himself at the crease and batted for nearly the entirety of the first day.