Essex spinner Tim Phillips has decided to retire from cricket with immediate effect after 16 seasons with the county.
Hampshire and Worcestershire clinched promotion as Leicestershire propped up the rest again
All-rounder Ravi Bopara has signed a new one-year deal to extend his stay at Essex.
Jeetan Patel has been named county cricket's Most Valuable Player, according to the FTI rankings.
Hampshire beat Glamorgan by 291 runs to seal promotion and the LV= County Championship Division Two title.
Former England fast bowler Sajid Mahmood is to leave Essex after failing to get his contract renewed.
Hampshire moved closer to securing promotion,after dominating the second day of their clash with Glamorgan.
New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder has signed a new two-year deal with Essex, keeping him at the club until 2016.
Essex dominated the opening day against Worcestershire as Hampshire hit back after a disastrous start at Sophia Gardens.
Hampshire were favourites to secure promotion, but Kent's resistance and an Essex win have complicated matters.
Jesse Ryder claimed career-best first-class bowling figures to keep Essex in contention for promotion in Division Two.
Essex boosted their hopes of being promoted from County Championship Division Two with a nine-wicket victory over Kent.
Surrey kept alive their faint hopes of promotion after earning maximum batting points against leaders Worcestershire.
Matt Coles and Sean Ervine each took three cheap wickets as Hampshire crushed Leicestershire by an innings and 34 runs.
Warwickshire defeated Essex by 67 runs at Chelmsford to reach the semi-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup.
Derbyshire's home victory over Gloucestershire saw them qualify for the quarter-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup.
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Essex and Hampshire both boosted their promotion hopes with victories in Division Two of the LV= County Championship.
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.
Essex wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes is joining Surrey at the end of the season.
Essex batsman Tom Westley has been rewarded for a superb domestic season with a new two-year contract.
Ex-Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria has failed to appeal against the lifetime ban handed to him by the ECB for corruption.