A wonderful hundred from Marcus Harris orchestrated Gloucestershire’s comeback in the second innings as he struck a breezy 148 to overturn the deficit. After conceding a sizeable lead of 239, Gloucestershire were staring down the barrel before the openers put on a 161-run alliance. Harris then compiled a century as the visitors went into stumps with a lead of 134. With only five wickets left in hand, Gloucestershire will look to consolidate their ascendancy on the final day to set a stiff target.
As expected, Hampshire sealed an easy win on the third day to begin their County campaign on a promising note. Resuming at 146/6, Nottinghamshire folded for 177 as Kyle Abbott returned a four-wicket haul. Even though Hampshire lost an early wicket, fifties from Fletcha Middleton and Nick Gubbins put them back on course as they won in emphatic fashion by eight wickets.
Matthew Waite cracked a century to forge vital partnerships with the lower order as Worcestershire had their noses ahead against Derbyshire.
"A fine innings from Australia's Marcus Harris" 🎙️ @edcricket6
Here's the moment Harry brought up his 4️⃣th century in Gloucestershire colours.#GoGlos 💛🖤 pic.twitter.com/o64s4F8zDO
— Gloucestershire Cricket (@Gloscricket) April 8, 2023