Gloucestershire v Kent: Cameron Bancroft's 206 not out puts hosts in charge

Cameron Bancroft
Cameron Bancroft faced 393 balls for his 206 not out - but fell five runs short of equalling his best in first-class cricket
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The Brightside Ground, Bristol (day two):
Gloucestershire 385: Bancroft 206*, Dent 59; Stevens 3-50, Milne 3-91
Kent 60-2: Bell-Drummond 32*; Shaw 2-21
Kent trail by 325 runs
Glos 3 pts, Kent 2 pts

Cameron Bancroft carried his bat for 206 not out as Gloucestershire posted 385 on day two against Kent at Bristol.

Resuming on 124, and with his team 242-5, Bancroft struck 23 fours and one six as he remained unbeaten for more than eight and a half hours and 131.5 overs.

Chris Dent's 59 was the next best score, and only a 111-run 10th-wicket stand between Bancroft and Matt Taylor lifted the hosts to a decent total.

Kent reached stumps on 60-2 after Josh Shaw struck twice for Gloucestershire.

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