Kent have written to the ECB asking for independent arbitration of the decision to re-instate Hampshire into County Championship Division One.
Kent will seek legal advice after the ECB chose to reinstate Hampshire in Division One next season.
Hampshire are relegated alongside Notts from the top-flight of the Specsavers County Championship after losing to Durham.
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Somerset will win their first Championship title if Middlesex and Yorkshire draw at Lord's after beating Notts at Taunton.
A recap of all the action as Middlesex won the Specsavers County Championship title after beating Yorkshire by 61 runs at Lord's.
The Professional Cricketers' Association have announced a four-man shortlist for the prestigious NatWest Player of the Year award.
Seamer Toby Roland-Jones took 4-31 as Middlesex turned the screw on title rivals Yorkshire on day two at Lord's.
Nick Gubbins hit 120no to rally Middlesex to 203-5 against Yorkshire, while Somerset made 322-9 against Notts.
Jake Ball and Liam Dawson have been named in an 18-man England Lions squad to tour the UAE this winter.
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Hampshire seamer James Tomlinson is to retire from first-class cricket at the end of the season and "head back to the den".
Essex have re-signed wicket-keeper batsman Adam Wheater from Hampshire on a two-year deal.
Jack Leach did his England prospects no harm with 6-42 as Somerset eased to a 31-run win over Warwickshire.
The battle for the County Championship title remains in the balance after Middlesex fought back against Nottinghamshire.
Jake Ball took a hat-trick for Notts against leaders Middlesex, while Somerset debutant Dom Bess took 6-28.
Only four points separate Middlesex and Yorkshire in the battle for the Championship title after rain intervenes.
Middlesex need seven wickets on the final day to beat Warwickshire in their County Championship clash.
Middlesex moved one step closer to clinching the County Championship Division One title after dominating Warwickshire on day two at Edgbaston.