|County Championship Group Two, The Bristol County Floor (day one):|
|Surrey 220-9: Amla 56, Overton 40; Shaw 4-48|
|Gloucestershire: But to bat|
|Gloucestershire 3 factors, Surrey 1 level|
Gloucestershire completed day certainly one of their conflict towards Surrey on prime regardless of their bowlers being pissed off by afternoon rain at Bristol.
The guests struggled within the morning, with England pair Rory Burns and Ollie Pope falling as they slipped to 48-3.
Hashim Amla (56) and Ben Foakes helped Surrey recuperate earlier than Ryan Higgins and Josh Shaw noticed off their center order.
The climate disrupted play after tea however David Payne eliminated Jamie Overton for 40 as Surrey closed on 220-9.
It proved to be a troublesome begin for 2 of Surrey’s internationals after Gloucestershire received the toss and determined to area.
Visiting captain Burns, dropped by England after the second Check in India in February, was caught at second slip for 4 after driving loosely at an outswinger from Payne and Mark Stoneman departed within the following over to depart Surrey 12-2.
Then Pope was additionally caught on the drive, flashing a large supply by Shaw (4-48) to level on 22.
Former South Africa man Amla confirmed his class with a 85-ball half-century earlier than he was trapped lbw by Shaw quickly after lunch.
The guests then went from 136-4 to 144-6 as Higgins (3-35) picked up the wickets of Foakes (26) and Jordan Clark.
Shaw registered his a hundredth first-class wicket as he cleaned out the off-stump of Jamie Smith and adopted that up with the scalp of Gus Atkinson.
Overton offered some resistance however edged onto his stumps in the course of the six overs which had been attainable in two brief spells after tea.
Surrey all-rounder Jamie Overton advised BBC Radio London:
“It wasn’t straightforward however being ultra-critical, we most likely may have gotten a couple of extra runs.
“I believe we’re nonetheless proper within the recreation, though the bowlers should bowl in the suitable areas.
“We’re slightly below the place we needed to be, however nonetheless pleased.
“It was a type of the place you bought your self in and felt such as you had been settled, however then a ball simply did one thing utterly out of the blue.”