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Andrew McDonald’s promising start as Leicestershire head coach has earned him a two-year contract extension until the end of 2017, little more than three months into the job.
Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson has joined Essex on a one-month loan deal, principally to boost the latter county’s spin options.
In-form Kent batsman and new on-field captain Sam Northeast has signed a long-term contract extension with the club.
Nottinghamshire captain Chris Read is nearing a return to county cricket following his hamstring injury.
Review of Sunday's five LV= County Championship games where 17 wickets fell at Wantage Road, James Franklin struck a ton for Middlesex and Alastair Cook made 48 for Essex while Birmingham Bears and Sussex Sharks comfortably won in the NatWest T20 Blast.