The Glamorgan Dragons hold the advantage after restricting the Gloucestershire Gladiators to a total of just 148-6 despite James Franklin impressing with a innings of 42.
During his time at the crease Franklin enjoyed a 31 run partnership with Alex Gidman and 33 runs with Harmish Marshall to help the Gladiators to a total of 94-3 after 11 overs.
The wicket of Franklin; who was dismissed by Jim Allenby changed the course of the game and saw the Gladiators lose 4 wickets in the space of 4 overs.
Marshall (27), Ian Butler (0) and Chris Taylor (7) followed Franklin back to the dug out to leave the Dragons in charge.
Steve Snell (12) and Kadeer Ali (18) saw out the remaining 5 overs building a partnership of 25 to give the Gladiators some hope.