A mundane final afternoon had both coaches shrugging their shoulders at the outcome. Steady progress with an inexperienced squad was theconclusion of both Jimmy Adams and John Bracewell after the opening three weeks of the season.
Gloucestershire's 296-run lead against Kent sets up the chance to win consecutive matches providing enough overs are possible on Sunday and their attack, shorn of David Payne, can squeeze out 10 wickets on a slowing surface.
Will Gidman shone with bat and ball to put Gloucestershire in control at Canterbury
Matt Coles, who started the season with a maiden championship hundred, stood out with the ball with three wickets against Gloucestershire
|1st||34||RWT Key||SA Newman|
|2nd||51||RWT Key||BW Harmison|
|3rd||9||RWT Key||BP Nash|