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Worcestershire have prepared for their return to Division One of the LV= County Championship well aware that they will be widely tipped to go straight back down.
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.