One-Day Cup: Jack Taylor spins Glos to victory over Hants

Jack Taylor
Taylor removed visiting captain Jimmy Adams and wicket-keeper Adam Wheater to check Hampshire's progress
Royal London One-Day Cup, Nevil Road
Gloucestershire 233 (49.5 overs) beat Hampshire 198 (47.2 overs) by 35 runs
Match scorecard

Gloucestershire spinner Jack Taylor took 4-38 to help his side recover from a disappointing batting display and beat Hampshire in the One-Day Cup.

Hosts Gloucestershire made 233 after being put into bat - Will Tavare (77) top-scoring on his limited-overs debut.

Hampshire were cruising at 150-3 before a middle-order collapse that saw them lose seven wickets for 48 runs.

They were eventually all out for 198, as Taylor's efforts and three run-outs helped Gloucestershire to a 35-run win.

Gloucestershire were reduced to 99-4 before Tavare's 78-ball innings, including eight boundaries, helped set a competitive total.

Captain Jimmy Adams (48) and James Vince (27) got Hampshire off to a strong start before Taylor dismissed Adams with his first ball.

Will Smith (47) offered some resistance for Hampshire but the middle-order struggled, with Matt Coles registering his third duck in three innings.

Only Hampshire's top five batsmen made it to double figures as Gloucestershire recorded their second win in three games.

Gloucestershire director of cricket John Bracewell:

"The game was won with some good old-fashioned cricket, accurate bowling and sharp fielding.

"We thought it was a 270 pitch and that our total was light."

Hampshire captain Jimmy Adams:

"We mucked things up after doing everything right for two-thirds of the game.

"Credit Gloucestershire for their bowling and fielding, but in truth they didn't have to play that well.

"Three run-outs says everything about our innings. We had enough experienced players in the side to see it through after getting into a winning position, so we are very disappointed."

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