|Specsavers County Championship Division Two, County Ground, Northampton, day two|
|Northants 326 & 44-0: Duckett 31, Newton 11|
|Gloucestershire 261: Payne 56; Keogh 4-67|
|Northants (6 pts) lead Gloucestershire (4 pts) by 109 runs|
Northants bowled Gloucestershire out for 261 on day two to take the upper hand of their County Championship Division Two match at Northampton.
The hosts had started the day poorly, losing their last four wickets for four runs in 18 balls to end on 326 all out.
But Gloucestershire lost regular wickets throughout their reply, with Rob Keogh taking 4-67 and David Payne (56) the only batsman to pass 50.
Northants survived nine overs at the end of the day to close on 44-0.
Ben Duckett clubbed five fours as he reached 31 not out from only 34 deliveries, while his partner Rob Newton remained unbeaten on 11.