County Championship: Sussex in control on day three against Gloucestershire

Chris Jordan
Chris Jordan (right) has taken 12 wickets in the County Championship this season
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Hove, day three
Gloucestershire 367 & 149-8: Taylor 52*; Jordan 4-32
Sussex 527: Wells 120, Brown 113, Nash 66
Sussex (8 pts) lead Gloucestershire (6pts) by 11 runs
Scorecard

Ben Brown's century and four wickets from Chris Jordan helped put Sussex on the verge of beating Gloucestershire.

Sussex started the day on 326-4, still trailing by 41 runs, but Brown's 113 helped them to 527 all out.

England all-rounder Jordan (4-32) then struck twice early on with the ball as Gloucestershire collapsed to 26-3.

Jack Taylor made an unbeaten 52, but two more wickets from Jordan and Danny Briggs left the visitors at 149-8 at stumps, still trailing by 11 runs.

Gloucestershire have only one wicket left in hand, as Liam Norwell is unable to bat after suffering a concussion.

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