Day 1

2263dAlex Winter at Cheltenham

Cowan fights to earn instant cap

Ed Cowan, the Australian batsman, just happened to be living in Cirencester because of his heavily-pregnant wife. He made a first-class debut for Gloucestershire and promptly won his county cap.

Gloucs 1st innings Partnerships

1st23EJM CowanBAC Howell
2nd108EJM CowanDM Housego
3rd18EJM CowanAPR Gidman
4th104HJH MarshallEJM Cowan
5th31HJH MarshallIA Cockbain