Gloucestershire close in on victory over Leicestershire

Cricket
County Championship Division Two, Cheltenham
Close, day three: Leicestershire 162 & 142-5, Gloucestershire 229
Glos 4pts, Leics 3pts
Match scorecard

Wickets continued to tumble as Gloucestershire finished the third day of the Division Two match against Leicestershire in a dominant position.

James Fuller hit 57 as the home side moved from their overnight 40-2 to 229 all out - a first-innings lead of 67.

Fuller then had Leicestershire's young captain Josh Cobb caught behind as the visitors ended the day just 75 ahead.

Ramnaresh Sarwan (30 not out) holds the key for the East Midlands side as they closed on 142-5, only 75 ahead.

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