Gloucestershire finish bottom as Leicestershire win

Ned Eckersley
County Championship Division Two, Leicester
Leicestershire 295 & 237-8 beat Gloucestershire 234 & 296 by 2 wickets
Leicestershire 21pts, Gloucestershire 4pts
Match scorecard

Gloucestershire finished bottom of Division Two after they lost by two wickets at Leicestershire.

The visitors, resuming on 254-9, added a further 42 runs before being bowled out for 296 to set their opponents a target of 236 for the victory.

Josh Cobb (65) and Ned Eckersley (63) helped Leicestershire to 237-8 for only their third league win of the campaign.

Will Gidman and James Fuller both took three wickets but it was not enough to save Gloucestershire from defeat.