Nottinghamshire began their title defence with an emphatic nine-wicket win over Hampshire inside three days at Trent Bridge.
Ryan ten Doeschate picked up a stunning five-wicket haul to bowl Essex to an unlikely victory over Hampshire at Chelmsford.
Andrew Strauss says the 50-over format has showcased the best of young English talent.
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.
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