COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION TWO, Swalec Stadium:
CLOSE OF PLAY, DAY ONE: Glamorgan 380-7 v Gloucestershire (Glamorgan 4pts, Gloucestershire 2pts)
16-19 September 2009
Glamorgan's Gareth Rees hit his fourth first-class half-century of the season
Opener Gareth Rees top scored with 88 as four Glamorgan batsmen all made runs on a profitable opening day at Cardiff against Gloucestershire.
Michael Powell (84), Mark Cosgrove (80) and James Allenby (79) backed up Rees as the home side closed on 380-7.
With both sides still in the promotion hunt - Gloucestershire in fourth and Glamorgan fifth - it was an important battle for points at Sophia Gardens.
Jonathan Lewis was the pick of the visitors bowlers with 3-58.