Seam bowler Tony Palladino has switched to Derbyshire from Essex on a two-year deal.
Derbyshire bowlers Tim Groenewald, Ian Hunter and Tom Lungley have signed new contracts with the county.
The prospect of an exciting finish to Derbyshire's County Championship match against Leicestershire was scuppered by rain.
Varun Chopra's entertaining half-century was in vain for Essex as they failed to force a victory against Derbyshire at Chelmsford.
England must pick Alex Hales as an opening batsman at the 2015 World Cup, says Sir Ian Botham.
South Africa v West Indies Tes
South Africa win by an innings and 220 runs
Australia v India Test Series
Australia win by 4 wickets
KFC T20 Big Bash League 2014/2
Eoin Morgan's first act as England captain should be to push himself back up the order, says Bob Willis.
Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2015 Cricket World Cup from February - here's a taster of what's in store.
Steven Smith proved his captaincy skills by guiding Australia to victory over India, says Mark Butcher.
Watch this video to whet your appetite for the IPL, which will be shown on Sky Sports in 2015.
South Africa's Dale Steyn should be lauded as the finest seam bowler in the world, says Bob Willis.