Northants in charge against Gloucestershire

County Championship Division Two, Northampton
Close, day two: Northants 411, Gloucestershire 156-6
Northants 7pts, Glos 3pts
Match scorecard

Northants have dominated with both bat and ball after two days of their match with Gloucestershire.

Resuming on 302-4, the hosts were eventually dismissed for 411, with Kyle Coetzer (96) falling four short of a seventh first-class century.

Gloucestershire then stumbled to 156-6 at close, 255 runs behind, with only Chris Dent (42) and Hamish Marshall (49 not out) reaching double figures.

David Willey and Andrew Hall each picked up two wickets for Northants.