Gloucestershire inflict first defeat on Derbyshire

County Championship Division Two, Bristol
Gloucestershire 294 & 85-3 beat Derbyshire 95 & 283 by seven wickets
Glos 21pts, Derbys 3pts
Match scorecard

Gloucestershire inflicted a first Championship defeat of the season on Division Two leaders Derbyshire with a seven-wicket victory inside three days.

Resuming on 209-5, the visitors lost David Wainwright to David Payne (4-89).

Dan Redfern (77) added 13 to his overnight score, but his dismissal saw the final four wickets fall for 36 runs with Derbyshire all out for 283.

Gloucestershire knocked off their target inside 22 overs finishing on 85-3, Benny Howell top scoring with 31.

The home side took 21 points from the game and picked up only their second win of the season, while Derbyshire were beaten for the first time in eight matches.

Gloucestershire's slight top-order stutter brought back memories of the same fixture two years ago.

Derbyshire were bowled out for only 44 back in 2010 on day one and the game developed to leave Gloucestershire needing 125 to win, before they were bowled out for 70.

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