Warwickshire confirm that England batsman Jonathan Trott will be fit to start the new season in April.
Shropshire are to host a Twenty20 challenge match against the Birmingham Bears at Bridgnorth on 21 May.
Ian Bell is added to the England Twenty20 squad in the West Indies as cover for Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales.
Heat lamps confiscated by the police in drug raids are given to Warwickshire County Cricket Club to help its pitch grow.
Jonathan Trott will make his comeback for Warwickshire at the start of April and is determined to regain his England place.
Warwickshire skipper Jim Troughton is to miss the Bears' pre-season tour to Barbados to undergo a back operation.
Warwickshire make a small profit of £4,500 for 2013, following a £668,000 loss in their 2012 Championship-winning year.
Warwickshire's Chris Woakes can shine for England after his one-day call-up, says Bears director of cricket Dougie Brown.
Derbyshire appoint Warwickshire bowling coach Graeme Welch as their new elite cricket performance director.
Worcestershire's veteran paceman Alan Richardson retires from cricket to return to Warwickshire as new bowling coach.
Warwickshire's Chris Woakes will captain a 15-man England Lions squad to tour Sri Lanka in February and March 2014.
Warwickshire and England all-rounder Chris Woakes has signed a new two-year contract at Edgbaston
Warwickshire put no timescale on when Jonathan Trott will resume his career following his return home from Australia.
Warwickshire confirm that they will be known as the Birmingham Bears in next summer's T20 Blast tournament.
Durham will start the defence of their County Championship title with an away game against Northants on 13 April next year.
England batsman Jonathan Trott leaves the Ashes tour of Australia because of a long-standing stress-related condition.
Jonathan Trott made the right decision to leave England's Ashes tour, says ex-England batsman Marcus Trescothick.
Worcestershire fast bowler Richard Jones exits New Road to sign for neighbours Warwickshire.
Sussex sign all-rounder Steffan Piolet after Warwickshire release him from the last year of his contract at Edgbaston.
Warwickshire paceman Boyd Rankin is tipped to do well down under by team-mate Ian Bell and county coach Dougie Brown
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