County Championship: Hamish Marshall hundred puts Gloucestershire in control

Hamish Marshall
Hamish Marshall made his first century of the season for Gloucestershire.
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Nevil Road
Gloucestershire v Worcestershire, day one
Gloucestershire 336-5: Marshall 123*, Noema-Barnett 84*; Barnard 2-67
Worcestershire: Yet to bat
Gloucestershire 3 pts, Worcestershire 1 pts
Match scorecard

Hamish Marshall and Kieran Noema-Barnett shared an unbroken sixth-wicket stand of 179 to put Gloucestershire in a strong position on the first day against Worcestershire at Bristol.

Gloucestershire looked in trouble at 157-5 before the pair came together.

But Marshall made 123 and fellow New Zealander Noema-Barnett struck 84 as the hosts finished on 336-5.

England's Moeen Ali (0-32), playing his first game for Worcestershire in 2016, failed to pick up a wicket.