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Luke Sutton

Derbyshire captain Luke Sutton has retired from professional cricket, aged 35, having sought treatment for depression and anxiety


In: Matt Lineker (second XI); David Wainwright (Yorkshire), Peter Burgoyne (youth), Rana Naved-ul-Hasan (Pakistan)

Out: Steffan Jones (retired), Greg Smith (Essex), Luke Sutton (retired), Jake Needham (retired)

Captain: Wayne Madsen
Overseas player for 2012: Martin Guptill (New Zealand), Usman Khawaja (Australia), Rana Naved-ul-Hasan (Pakistan) - Friends Life t20


In: Mark Wood (youth), Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa), Johann Myburgh

Out: Kyle Coetzer (Northamptonshire), Ben Harmison (released), Mark Davies (Kent)

LV= County Championship captain: Paul Collingwood
One-day captain: Dale Benkenstein
Overseas player for 2012: Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa) - Friends Life t20


In: Tom Craddock (trial), Greg Smith (Derbyshire), Ben Foakes (youth), Charl Willoughby (Somerset), Alviro Petersen (South Africa), James Franklin (New Zealand), Harbhajan Singh (India)

Out: Chris Wright (Warwickshire), Max Osborne (released)

Captain: James Foster
Overseas player for 2012: Alviro Petersen (South Africa), James Franklin (New Zealand) - Friends Life t20, Harbhajan Singh (India)


In: Simon Jones (Hampshire), Marcus North (Australia), Moises Henriques (Australia), Michael Hogan (Australia), Martin van Jaarsveld (South Africa)

Out: David Harrison (retired), Michael Powell (released), David Brown (retired), Adam Shantry (retired)

LV= County Championship and Clydesdale Bank 40 captain: Mark Wallace
Friends Life t20 captain: Jim Allenby
Overseas player for 2012: Marcus North (Australia), Moises Henriques (Australia)


In: Paul Muchall (MCC Young Cricketers), Benny Howell, Rob Nicol (New Zealand), Ed Cowan (Australia)

Out: Jon Lewis (Surrey), Vikram Banerjee (released), Chris Taylor (released)

LV= County Championship and Clydesdale Bank 40 captain: Alex Gidman
Friends Life t20 captain: Hamish Marshall
Overseas player for 2012: Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) - Friends Life t20, Kane Williamson, Rob Nicol (both New Zealand), Ed Cowan (Australia)


In: Sean Terry (Australia), Bilal Shafayat

Out: Michael Lumb (Nottinghamshire), Dominic Cork (retired), Nic Pothas (released), Johann Myburgh (released), Friedel de Wet (released), Jamie Miller (released), Simon Jones (Glamorgan), Benny Howell (released), Tim Ravenscroft (released)

LV= County Championship and Clydesdale Bank 40 captain: Jimmy Adams
Friends Life t20 captain: Dimitri Mascarenhas
Overseas players for 2012: Simon Katich, Glenn Maxwell (both Australia)


In: Charlie Shreck (Nottinghamshire), Ivan Thomas (youth), Benedict Kemp (youth), Fabian Cowdrey (youth), Michael Powell (Glamorgan), Ben Harmison (Durham), Mark Davies (Durham), Brendan Nash (West Indies)

Out: Joe Denly (Middlesex), Martin van Jaarsveld (retired from county cricket) James Goodman (retired), Robbie Joseph (released)

Captain: Rob Key
Overseas player for 2012: Brendan Nash (West Indies)


In: Jordan Clark (youth), Ashwell Prince (South Africa), Naqaash Tahir, Yasir Arafat (Pakistan), Ajmal Shahzad (Yorkshire, season-long loan)

Out: Mark Chilton (retired), Steven Cheetham (released)

Captain: Glen Chapple
Overseas player for 2012: Ashwell Prince (South Africa), Yasir Arafat (Pakistan) - latter for Friends Life t20


In: Robbie Joseph (Kent), Ramnaresh Sarwan (West Indies)

Out: Paul Nixon (retired), Harry Gurney (Nottinghamshire), Tom New (released), James Taylor (Nottinghamshire), Will Jefferson (retired)

Captain: Matthew Hoggard
Overseas player for 2012: Abdul Razzaq (Pakistan) - Friends Life t20, Ramnaresh Sarwan (West Indies)

Joe Denly

Joe Denly, the former England one-day batsman, moves to newly promoted Middlesex following eight seasons at home county Kent


In: Joe Denly (Kent), Ollie Rayner (Sussex), Gurjit Sandhu (second XI), Ollie Wilkin (youth), Tom Helm (youth)

Out: Ben Scott (Worcestershire), Dan Housego (released), Jamie Dalrymple (released)

Captain: Neil Dexter
Overseas player for 2012:


In: Kyle Coetzer (Durham), Sam Sweeney (second XI), Con de Lange, Cameron White (Australia)

Out: David Lucas (Worcestershire), Mal Loye (released), Tom Brett (released), Gavin Baker (released)

Captain: Andrew Hall
Overseas player for 2012: Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka), Cameron White (Australia) - Friends Life t20


In: Michael Lumb (Hampshire) Harry Gurney (Leicestershire), Karl Turner (trial), Sam Kelsall (youth), Sam Wood (youth), Brett Hutton (youth), James Taylor (Leicestershire)

Out: Mark Wagh (retired), Ali Brown (retired), Charlie Shreck (Kent), Akhil Patel (released)

Captain: Chris Read
Overseas player for 2012: Adam Voges (Australia)


In: Vernon Philander, Albie Morkel, Richard Levi (all South Africa), Kevin O’Brien - Friends Life t20, Abdur Rehman (Pakistan)

Out: Charl Willoughby (released)

Captain: Marcus Trescothick
Overseas players for 2012: Vernon Philander, Albie Morkel, Richard Levi (all South Africa) - latter two for Friends Life t20, Abdur Rehman (Pakistan)


In: Jon Lewis (Gloucestershire), Murali Kartik (India), Jacques Rudolph (South Africa)

Out: Michael Brown (retired), Chris Schofield (released), Simon King (released)

Captain: Gareth Batty
Overseas player for 2012: Murali Kartik (India), Jacques Rudolph (South Africa), Dirk Nannes (Australia) - Friends Life t20


In: Matt Machan (youth), Scott Styris (New Zealand), Steve Magoffin (Australia), Juan Theron (South Africa)

Out: Lou Vincent (released), Ollie Rayner (Middlesex)

Captain: Michael Yardy
Overseas player for 2012: Steve Magoffin (Australia), Scott Styris (New Zealand), Juan Theron (South Africa) - latter two for Friends Life t20


In: Chris Wright (Essex), Recordo Gordon (youth), Jeetan Patel (New Zealand)

Out: Ant Botha (retired), Naqaash Tahir (released)

Chris Wright

Chris Wright, who spent the final month of last season on loan from Essex, has moved to Warwickshire on a three-year contract

Captain: Jim Troughton
Overseas player for 2012: Jeetan Patel (New Zealand)


In: Ben Scott (Middlesex), David Lucas (Northamptonshire), Brett D'Oliveira (second XI), Nick Harrison (second XI), Michael Klinger (Australia)

Out: Matt Mason (retired), Chris Whelan (released), David Wheeldon (released)

Captain: Daryl Mitchell
Overseas player for 2012: Phil Hughes (Australia), Michael Klinger (Australia)


In: Alex Lees (youth), James Wainman (youth), Callum Geldart (youth), Alex Lilley (youth), Dan Hodgson (youth), Phil Jaques (Australia), Mitchell Starc (Australia), David Miller (South Africa)

Out: Ben Sanderson (released), Lee Hodgson (released), David Wainwright (Derbyshire), Ajmal Shahzad (Lancashire, season-long loan)

Captain: Andrew Gale
Overseas player for 2012: Mitchell Starc (Australia), David Miller (South Africa) - Friends Life t20

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