|LV= County Championship Division Two, Spitfire Ground St Lawrence (day one, close)|
|Kent 67-1: Dickson 31no; Payne 1-22|
|Gloucestershire: Yet to bat|
|Kent 0 pts, Gloucestershire 0 pts|
Kent struggled in helpful bowling conditions after a delayed start against Gloucestershire at Canterbury.
Only 16 overs were possible after the visitors opted to bowl when play began at 17:00 BST, with Darren Stevens making his 250th appearance for Kent.
Daniel Bell-Drummond was trapped lbw for 22 by left-arm seamer David Payne in the seventh over.
After a slow start, Sean Dickson (31) found some fluency as he and Joe Denly guided Kent to 67-1 at stumps.