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Gloucestershire v Worcestershire: Ben Cox hits 124 for Worcestershire at Cheltenham

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Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Cheltenham (day two):Gloucestershire 383 & 20-0: Bancroft 9*Worcestershire 300-9 dec: Cox 124, Rhodes 52; Noema-Barnett 4-31Gloucestershire 7 pts, Worcestershire 6 ptsGloucestershire lead by 103 runsScorecardA career-best 124 from wicketkeeper Ben Cox helped Worcestershire recover from a precarious position on day two against Gloucestershire.The visitors had slumped to 69-4 in reply to Gloucestershire’s 383 all out at Cheltenham, before Cox and George Rhodes (52) shared a stand of 141.Cox eventually nicked medium-pacer Kieran Noema-Barnett (4-31) behind and Worcestershire declared on 300-9.

The hosts batted out eight overs to close on 20-0, leading by 103.In the morning session Gloucestershire added 40 to their overnight first-innings score of 343-8, with Jack Taylor last man out for 143.
Source: BBC Black Country