Glos see off Northants in low-scoring FLt20 game at Bristol

Friends Life t20, Bristol

Gloucestershire 139-9 beat Northants 131-8 by eight runs

Match scorecard

Gloucestershire hung on to win a low-scoring bottom of the table FLt20 battle with Northants at Bristol.

Ian Saxelby took 4-16 as Gloucestershire registered their first win in this year's competition.

Kane Williamson (39) and Ian Cockbain (36) were the main contributors to Gloucestershire's modest 139-9.

But superb bowling from Saxelby and Muttiah Muralitharan, who also gave away just 16 runs in his four overs, restricted Northants to 131-8.