County Championship: Chesney Hughes hits ton as Derbyshire draw with Gloucestershire

Chesney Hughes
Chesney Hughes' ton was his eighth first-class hundred
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Bristol County Ground
Gloucestershire v Derbyshire, day four
Derbyshire 444 & 260-2 dec: Hughes 137*, Rutherford 78
Gloucestershire 563: Dent 180, Norwell 102, Marshall 72
Match drawn
Gloucestershire 12 pts, Derbyshire 8 pts
Match scorecard

Derbyshire opener Chesney Hughes hit a fine unbeaten hundred as their Division Two game with Gloucestershire ended in a draw on a flat surface at Bristol.

After his 96 in the first innings, Hughes made 137 not out as Derbyshire declared on 260-2 and a lead of 141 when the two captains shook hands.

The 25-year-old struck 20 fours and one six in his 239-ball knock.

In a game dominated by batsmen, captain Hamish Rutherford also made 78 in a second-wicket stand of 174 with Hughes.

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