Warwickshire's Will Porterfield signs a two-year contract extension with the County Championship Division One champions.
An unbeaten half-century from Tim Ambrose ensured Warwickshire salvaged a draw against Lancashire at Aigburth.
Sussex are in talks with former England international Rikki Clarke about a potential move to Hove next season.
Michael Lumb hit 84 as Hampshire batted out the final day to secure a draw against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.
Warwickshire have stepped in swiftly for the signature of Rikki Clarke, who was released from his Derbyshire contract on Tuesday.
Rikki Clarke's ill-fated spell at Derbyshire has come to an end after both parties agreed to free the player from his contract.
Derbyshire have dropped under-performing captain Derbyshire for the trip to Wantage Road.
Derbyshire head into the new season with a revamped squad and high hopes of ending their long period of mediocrity.
All-rounder Rikki Clarke has moved from Surrey to join Derbyshire, and has instantly been named as his new county's captain.
Score updates from the penultimate round of the season
Andrew Strauss says England have a lot of ‘difficult questions’ to answer ahead of the World Cup.
T20 Champions Lge
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.