Lancashire coach Peter Moores will lead England for a second time, succeeding Andy Flower who resigned in January.
England batsman Jonathan Trott is to take another break from cricket because of a recurrence of his anxiety issues.
Michael Carberry says he has not given up hope of keeping his Test place, despite criticising the England management.
Lancashire County Cricket Club announce a record operating profit of £3.5m for the year ending December 2013.
Jim Allenby is an injury doubt for Glamorgan's first home County Championship game against Gloucestershire on Sunday.
Nottinghamshire's director of cricket Mick Newell says he has been interviewed for the vacant England head coach role.
Ed Joyce's second century in the match helps Sussex to a seven-wicket victory over Warwickshire at Edgbaston.
Head coach Jon Lewis says Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara would be a "tremendous" signing for Durham.
Rob Newton comes to Northants' rescue as he helped the newly-promoted side draw with champions Durham at Northampton.
Tim Murtagh's five-for sets Middlesex on their way to a 10-wicket Division One victory over Nottinghamshire at Lord's.
Gareth Andrew takes 4-43 as Worcestershire dismiss Kent for 140 on the final day at New Road to win by 125 runs.
Monty Panesar picks up two wickets as Essex begin the new season with a 53-run victory over Derbyshire at Chelmsford.
Kane Williamson top scores with 57 as Yorkshire and Somerset play out a draw in Division One at Taunton.
Michael Carberry's century helps Hampshire to a comprehensive eight-wicket victory over Gloucestershire at Bristol.
India's Supreme Court asks the board to investigate the role of 13 individuals in spot-fixing and illegal betting in the IPL.
Sussex captain Ed Joyce says it felt good to clinch victory over Warwickshire and end a 32-year "hoodoo" for the club.
Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie maintains England should continue to pick Joe Root as an opening batsman.
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