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Success is proving costly to Yorkshire, who are missing six stars to England duty, but first-team coach Jason Gillespie is nevertheless relishing the prospect of defending the LV= County Championship title.
They may have secured promotion last year, but the hard work does not stop for Hampshire and Worcestershire as they look to secure their status Division One this season. Listen to their captains and other big names, including Alastair Cook and Peter Moores, in the latest ECB podcast.
Lancashire have signed Australia all-rounder James Faulkner as their overseas player for the bulk of this summer.
Derbyshire have awarded wicketkeeper Tom Poynton a one-year contract extension.