Updates as Australia take on Essex and from around the grounds in the latest round of the County Championship...
Stuart Broad is pleased to see Adil Rashid and Steven Finn in the first England squad as The Ashes series approaches.
Ben Stokes and Steven Finn believe England have built up some key momentum ahead of the Ashes series.
Leicestershire head coach Andrew McDonald has agreed a two-year contract
Steve Harmison believes England should opt for Moeen Ali as their frontline spinner for the first Ashes Test.
Ashley Giles has backed England's decision to select leg-spinner Adil Rashid ahead of the Ashes series with Australia.
Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson has joined Essex on a month's loan.
Azhar Mahmood struck a six off the final ball as Surrey beat Gloucestershire by four wickets in a T20 Blast thriller.
Northants took command of their County Championship clash with Lancashire after an entertaining third day at Old Trafford
Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh is taking nothing for granted on Ashes selection despite his century against Essex.
Mitchell Marsh boosted his chances of making the Australia side for the first Ashes Test with an unbeaten century against Essex.
Nasser Hussain is positive England have picked the right head coach after Trevor Bayliss picked his Ashes squad.
Michael Atherton thinks Adil Rashid's inclusion in the Ashes squad gives England more options for the series.
England head coach Trevor Bayliss admits he knows little about uncapped spinner Adil Rashid.
Yorkshire moved 11 points clear of Durham at the top of County Championship Division One with an emphatic victory at Chester-le-Street.
Uncapped Yorkshire spinner Adil Rashid has been named in the England squad for the first Investec Ashes Test match.
Australia pace bowler Ryan Harris has been forced to miss the tour game against Essex due to a knee problem.
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All-rounder Mitchell Santner has been rewarded for his fine tour performances in England with a New Zealand central contract.
Michael Vaughan believes Adil Rashid can be England's key weapon in the upcoming Ashes if he is managed correctly.