Essex will open their County Championship title defence with a tough trip to Yorkshire, the team they succeeded as champions.
Nottinghamshire have signed former Sussex opener Chris Nash on a three-year contract following his departure from Hove.
Nottinghamshire's Luke Fletcher is set to return to training for the first time since being struck on the head by a ball.
Nottinghamshire's Samit Patel has been voted PCA Players’ Player of the Year while Essex's Jamie Porter claimed two awards.
Middlesex - we think - and Warwickshire suffer Championship relegation, while there is triple joy for Nottinghamshire…
Nottinghamshire booked an immediate return to County Championship Division One after securing a draw at Sussex.
Worcestershire have been promoted back to the County Championship after a two-year absence.
Nottinghamshire's hopes of promotion from County Championship Division Two are in the balance as Sussex dominate day two at Hove.
England's Ben Stokes is out of Wednesday's ODI against Windies after he was arrested following an incident in Bristol.
Joe Clarke helped Worcestershire overcome a stuttering start as they look to secure promotion to County Championship Division One.
Rory Kleinveldt finished with career-best match figures of 13-98 as Northants beat Nottinghamshire by 124 runs.
Steve Finn swelled Middlesex's hopes of avoiding relegation by taking 8-79 in a 36-run win over Lancashire at Lord's.
Rory Kleinveldt bagged 9-65 for Northants in the Championship, while Surrey's Kumar Sangakkara scored yet another century.
Durham chairman and Sky Sports Cricket's Sir Ian Botham says counties need to be rewarded for nurturing players
Brendan Taylor has been released by Nottinghamshire for family reasons.
Stuart Broad will not play any more cricket before the Ashes start in Australia in November, Sky Sports News understands.
Chris Read's final game for Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge ended in defeat, while Warwickshire edged closer to relegation.
Haseeb Hameed missed out on a first Championship hundred of 2017, while Notts' unbeaten run is in jeopardy at Trent Bridge.
England quick Mark Wood shone to rally Durham against Kent on his return to County Championship action from a heel injury.
Ben Duckett creamed 193 for Northants in the County Championship but rain blighted much of day one elsewhere.
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