Surrey v Gloucestershire: Weather forces game into final day

LV= County Championship Division Two, The Kia Oval

Close, day three: Gloucestershire 168 & 230, Surrey 132 & 47-0

Surrey 3 pts, Gloucestershire 3 pts

Match scorecard

The result of Surrey's home game against Gloucestershire remains in the balance after only 17 balls were possible on the third day at The Oval.

Set 267 to win, the hosts advanced their overnight 41-0 by a single Graeme Smith boundary before rain arrived.

The game eventually resumed at 17:00 BST, but bad light brought an end to play after seven further deliveries.

Smith will resume on 39 not out on the final morning, with Rory Burns unbeaten on seven, and Surrey 47-0.