County Championship: Derbyshire's Alex Hughes holds up Gloucestershire with ton

Alex Hughes
Derbyshire's Alex Hughes scored his second first-class century on day three against Gloucestershire
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, 3aaa County Ground, day three
Derbyshire 242 & 360: Hughes 140, Milnes 56, Hosein 52*; Miles 4-82
Gloucestershire 331 & 10-0
Derbyshire (4 pts) lead Gloucestershire (6 pts) by 261 runs
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Alex Hughes hit a career-best 140 before Derbyshire's lower order damaged Gloucestershire's victory hopes.

Derbyshire slipped to 61-4 before lunch on day three but were all out for 360.

Neil Broom (42) and Matt Critchley (32) offered some support to Hughes, who hit 20 fours and a six before falling lbw.

Harvey Hosein (52 not out) and Tom Milnes, whose 56 was his career-best, added 82 for the eighth wicket to leave Gloucestershire a target of 272 to win, with the visitors 10-0 at stumps.

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