MATCH REPORT - Howell steers Gloucestershire to victory
16 April 2018
Gloucestershire claimed their first victory of the season with an impressive 5 wicket win away at Kent.
It was a hectic match which had seen 18 wickets fall around 5 hours of play on the second day. Kent were bowled out for just 64 in their first innings and in reply, Gloucestershire could only manage 110.
New recruit, Ryan Higgins (5-22) then helped dismiss Kent for 153, despite 61 from the hosts' opener Daniel Bell-Drummond in their second innings.
Benny Howell secured Gloucestershire's opening win in Canterbury with a boundary straight back down the ground. Howell's boundary also brought up his half century, ending Gloucestershire's second innings on 52*.
VICTORY👏!!— Gloucestershire CCC (@Gloscricket) April 16, 2018
Benny Howell hits the winning runs and also reaches his Half Century with boundary down the ground.
A superb team perfromance by The Shire, that's our first win of the 2018 season! #GoGlos pic.twitter.com/LFNFiiiu2k
Gloucestershire claimed 19 points and currently sit second in the County Championship Division 2 Table. Middlesex top the division on 20 points after an impressive victory against Nothants.
You can watch Gloucestershire squad in action at the Brightside Ground, Bristol on 20th April when we take on local rivals Glamorgan in the Specsavers County Championship.