Gloucestershire v Hampshire: Marshall holds up visitors
|County Championship Division Two, Bristol|
|Close, day one: Gloucestershire 265-8 v Hampshire|
|Glos 2pts, Hants 2pts|
Hamish Marshall scored 75 to lead a Gloucestershire recovery following a good start for Hampshire on day one.
Despite Dan Housego's 51, the visitors reduced Gloucestershire to 85-4 with wickets for Kabir Ali (2-64), David Balcombe and Dimitri Mascarenhas.
Marshall and Ian Cockbain (51) then put on 125 for the fifth wicket to take the hosts to their first batting point.
Balcombe (2-55) took Cockbain's wicket as Hampshire hit back late in the day, with the home side closing on 265-8.
Hampshire lost Mascarenhas to a shoulder injury after he had taken 1-24 from 12 overs.