|LV County Championship Division Two, Grace Road|
|Close, day one: Leicestershire v Gloucestershire 177-3|
New Zealander Kane Williamson scored his first century for Gloucestershire as Leicestershire let a good start slip away on day one at Grace Road.
Ian Cockbain fell to Matthew Hoggard's (2-52) second ball and the same man got rid of Richard Coughtrie for 26.
After a lengthy rain delay, Nadeem Malik accounted for Chris Taylor for nine and the visitors were 88-3.
But Williamson helped them close on 177-3, hitting 17 fours in his 102 not out, with Alex Gidman unbeaten on 32.