Gloucestershire seize advantage over Derbyshire

Cricket
County Championship Division Two, Bristol
Close, day one: Derbyshire 95, Gloucestershire 182-5
Glos 3pts, Derbys 1pt
Match scorecard

Gloucestershire skittled Derbyshire for 95 and then built an 87-run first-innings lead on a busy day at Bristol.

The Division Two leaders looked relatively solid on 63-3 but then lost three wickets in 13 balls, including leading run-getter Wes Durston for 18.

There was no way back for the visitors as Will Gidman took 4-29 and fellow seamer David Payne 3-23.

In reply, Kane Williamson (56) and Alex Gidman (72 not out) led the home side to 182-5 at close.

Ross Whiteley (2-31) took two wickets in eight balls near the end of the day to get rid of Hamish Marshall (31) and Liam Norwell for one.

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