|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|
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.