Leicestershire v Gloucestershire: Match finely poised at Grace Road
|County Championship Division Two, Leicester|
|Close, day three: Leicestershire 250 & 217, Gloucestershire 280 & 16-0|
|Leics 5pts, Glos 5pts|
Gloucestershire require another 172 runs to beat Leicestershire with 10 wickets remaining going into the final day at Grace Road.
The hosts resumed day three on 32-2 but were soon 69-4 with Will Gidman (4-39) and Benny Howell (3-39) impressing.
Ned Eckersley (45), Ramnaresh Sarwan (44) and Josh Cobb (43) led Leicestershire's resistance as they were dismissed for 217.
Gloucestershire closed on 16-0 to set up an intriguing final day.