Worcestershire secured their fifth promotion in 12 seasons on the back of a stunning all-round display by Jack Shantry.
Alex Gidman will end his long association with Gloucestershire at the end of the season to join Worcestershire.
Surrey kept alive their faint hopes of promotion after earning maximum batting points against leaders Worcestershire.
Leaders Worcestershire endured a testing opening day as they were dismissed for 272 against Surrey at New Road.
PCA chief executive Angus Porter has apologised for attempting to play down the abuse suffered by England's Moeen Ali.
Saeed Ajmal may find it hard to correct his bowling action before the World Cup, says Nick Knight.
Batsman Matt Pardoe and pace bowler Graeme Cessford will leave Worcestershire at the end of the season.
Matt Coles and Sean Ervine each took three cheap wickets as Hampshire crushed Leicestershire by an innings and 34 runs.
Worcestershire have handed spin trio Shaaiq Choudhry, Brett D'Oliveira and Ed Barnard new contracts.
Worcestershire's clash against Derbyshire at Derby is firmly in the balance heading into the final day of play.
Derbyshire made life difficult for Division Two leaders Worcestershire on day two, while rain frustrated Hampshire.
Derbyshire's batsmen held up Division Two leaders Worcestershire, while Angus Robson and Chris Cooke hit maiden tons.
Saeed Ajmal will miss part of Pakistan's one-day series against Sri Lanka to have tests on his bowling action.
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Worcestershire wicketkeeper Ben Cox has signed a new two-year contract.
Worcestershire’s promising young batsman Tom Fell has signed a two-year extension to his contract.
A brilliant innings by Richard Oliver failed to prevent Worcestershire's first Championship defeat of the season.
England spinner Monty Panesar took 5-50 as Essex put themselves in a winning position against Glamorgan.
Worcestershire endured one of their worst days of the summer as they were dismissed for 194 by Gloucestershire.
Leicestershire kept alive their hopes of a Royal London One Day Cup quarter-final with a 16-run win over Worcestershire.
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.