Gloucestershire v Derbyshire: Godleman scores half-century

Billy Godleman
Billy Godleman hit a six and six fours in his 84-ball knock
LV= County Championship Division Two, Cheltenham
Derbyshire 372 & 208-4 beat Gloucestershire 356 & 219 by six wickets
Derbys 22pts, Glos 4pts
Match scorecard

Derbyshire beat Gloucestershire by six wickets to record only their second Championship victory of the season.

The hosts resumed the final day on 137-5 and Tom Smith (33) was run out by Ben Slater, while Hamish Marshall top-scored with a battling 71.

David Wainwright took 3-64 as the hosts were all out for 219 just before lunch.

Needing 204 from 67 overs, Billy Godleman made 54, while Shivnarine Chanderpaul (52 not out) hit two sixes as he guided his side to the win.

Derbyshire stay eighth but move six points behind seventh-placed Gloucestershire, with a game in hand.

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