Yorkshire completed an innings victory over Northamptonshire as rain saved Lancashire from defeat at Old Trafford.
The fixtures for next season's county cricket have been released with Durham starting the defence of their County Championship title with a trip to newly promoted Northamptonshire.
Gareth Batty is confident Surrey can make an instant return to the top division of the County Championship.
Warwickshire will be known as the Birmingham Bears in next summer's T20 Blast tournament.
The ECB believes the changes to the county cricket programme next season will lead to increased attendances.
Durham open their LV= County Championship Division One defence against Northamptonshire.