LV COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP DIVISION TWO, Derby:
CLOSE OF PLAY, DAY ONE: Gloucestershire 242, Derbyshire 71-3
Derbys 3pts, Glos 3pts
Batty joined Gloucestershire from Surrey at the end of last season
Jon Batty hit 61 but Gloucestershire were bowled out for 242 on day one against Derbyshire.
Batty shared a fourth-wicket stand of 72 with Alex Gidman (37), but only two other Gloucestershire batsmen managed to reach double figures.
Left-arm seamer Atif Sheikh took 3-78 on debut, but the visitors were gifted 76 extras, including 38 no-balls.
But Derbyshire lost three wickets early in their reply and needed Chris Rogers (49no) to take them to stumps on 71-3.