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Surrey all-rounder Zafar Ansari has undergone a minor procedure on his thumb while paceman Jade Dernbach and left-arm spinner Freddie van den Bergh will miss the start of the new Specsavers County Championship campaign through injury.
Emerging all-rounder Zak Chappell has signed a contract extension at Leicestershire, keeping him at the Fischer County Ground, Grace Road until at least the end of the 2017 campaign.
Durham bowling coach Neil Killeen has been handed added responsibility at the Emirates Riverside by becoming the club's second XI coach.
Northamptonshire captain Alex Wakely has signed a new two-year contract that will keep him at Wantage Road until the end of the 2018 season.
The 2017 cricketing summer was always set to be a busy and significant one, with England and Wales staging the ICC Champions Trophy in June, followed by the ICC Women’s World Cup. Now we know that it will also herald a new look for county cricket.