Northants v Gloucestershire: Chris Dent hits ton in draw
|LV County Championship Division Two, Northampton|
|Gloucestershire 358 & 227-1 drew with Northants 567-4d|
|Gloucestershire 5pts, Northants 8pts|
Opener Chris Dent struck an unbeaten 128 to help Gloucestershire to a draw against Northants at Northampton.
Resuming on 31-0 in their second innings, still 178 behind Northants' first-innings 567-4d, Dent and Michael Klinger (78) went on to share 190.
The captain was dismissed by Cameron White (1-36) but by then the visitors had already batted their way to safety.
Gloucestershire reached 227-2 before the captains opted to call the match off at 17:00 BST.
The result leaves second-placed Northants 20 points adrift of Division Two leaders Lancashire, while Gloucestershire are a further 27 points back in third.