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It is the dawning of a new era at Emirates Old Trafford in 2015 under Ashley Giles' watch and one which recently-appointed Lancashire captain Tom Smith cannot wait to tackle.
Hampshire have signed West Indian fast bowler Fidel Edwards for the second part of the 2015 season.
The World Cup may be over, but many of the stars who have lit up the tournament are on their way to county cricket this summer.
A back injury has forced Warwickshire's Paul Best, formerly of Cambridge MCCU and Northamptonshire, to retire from professional cricket at the age of 24.