Derbyshire par Palladino & Clare punish Gloucestershire

Cricket
County Championship Division Two, Derby, day two (close):
Derbyshire 388 v Gloucestershire 172-9
Derbys 7pts, Glos 3pts
Match scorecard

Tony Palladino's sixth five-wicket haul of his career has put Derbyshire in a strong position after two days of their match with Gloucestershire.

The hosts added 28 to their overnight total and were dismissed for 388, Jonathan Clare was last man out for 48.

Palladino (5-47) took three of the first four wickets to fall, while Clare excelled with the ball too with 3-38.

Only Chris Dent (55) provided any real resistance as the visitors closed on 172-9, still 216 runs behind.

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