Durham will start the defence of their County Championship title with an away game against Northants on 13 April next year.
Worcestershire sign off-spinner Saeed Ajmal for 2014, pending Pakistan Cricket Board and suitable visa clearances.
Worcestershire fast bowler Richard Jones exits New Road to sign for neighbours Warwickshire.
Left-arm spinner Shaaiq Choudhry signs a new one-year contract with Division Two Worcestershire for the 2014 season.
Worcestershire duo Joe Leach and Charlie Morris agree new one and two-year contracts with the county.
Worcestershire keeper Ben Cox signs a new one-year contract, while England U19 duo Ed Barnard and Joe Clarke both pen deals.
Worcestershire captain Daryl Mitchell agrees a contract extension to stay at New Road until the end of the 2016 season.
Worcestershire fast bowler Graeme Cessford marks his 30th birthday by signing another one-year deal at New Road.
Worcestershire's Moeen Ali named PCA Player of the Year, with Ben Stokes taking the Young Player prize.
Worcestershire coach Steve Rhodes still believes in the importance of overseas players, to help bring on his young side.
BBC commentators select and give the lowdown on county cricket's best XI of 2013
The Championship record of 18 lbw dismissals is equalled as Moeen Ali spins Worcestershire to win over Northants.
Northants win promotion to Division One of the County Championship after rivals Essex are bowled out by Hampshire.
Cricket Australia appoints ex-England batsman Graeme Hick as high performance coach at its centre of excellence.
Northants need two more points for promotion after bowling out Worcestershire for 163 on day one at New Road.
Worcestershire paceman Alan Richardson is the country's top wicket taker, despite playing with a season-long ankle injury.
Ben Cox hits a career-best of 65 but does not not prevent Worcestershire's game against Hampshire drifting to a draw.
James Tomlinson takes two wickets in the 90 minutes' play possible between Worcestershire and Hampshire at New Road.
Worcestershire close on 101-2, still needing 178 to avoid the follow-on against Hampshire for the second time this summer.
Worcestershire release Australian wicketkeeper Michael Johnson and all-rounder Aneesh Kapil.