County Championship: Hamish Marshall's ton helps Gloucestershire rebuild
|Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury|
|Kent v Gloucestershire, day one|
|Gloucestershire 296-9: Marshall 112, Taylor 52; Stevens 3-60, Claydon 3-73|
|Kent: Yet to bat|
|Kent 3 pts, Gloucestershire 2 pts|
Hamish Marshall's century helped Gloucestershire recover after a disastrous top-order collapse on day one against Kent at Canterbury.
The visitors slumped to 14-4 as Mitch Claydon (3-73) and Darren Stevens (3-60) each struck twice to dismiss the top four batsmen for only nine runs.
Gloucestershire rebuilt with an 87-run stand for the fifth wicket between Marshall and George Hankins.
After Marshall was caught off Claydon for 112, the away side closed on 296-9.
Jack Taylor's impressive start to the year with the bat continued as he made 52 in a century seventh-wicket stand with Marshall, before the pair were dismissed in consecutive overs in the final session of play.