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The first stage of development at the Essex County Ground was completed on Tuesday.
Middlesex have announced the signing of Nick Compton on a three-year deal after the batsman left Somerset last month.
Somerset have reported positive news on Alfonso Thomas’ broken ankle a day after the shock that Craig Kieswetter could miss next season as he struggles to fully regain his sight after a horrible injury last summer.
Hampshire’s Sean Terry, Tom Alsop and Lewis McManus have all signed new contracts, keeping them at the Ageas Bowl until the end of the 2016 season.