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Leicestershire have continued their planning for the 2016 season by announcing the returns of Umar Akmal and Kevin O'Brien.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Mellor has been rewarded for his form in the Warwickshire second XI with a one-year contract at Edgbaston.
Former England spinner Monty Panesar is one of four players set to be released by Essex at the end of the season.
Much as Yorkshire wrapped up the LV= County Championship with a couple of weeks to spare, so it appears Chris Rushworth has run the legs out of his nearest challengers in the race for the title of county cricket’s Most Valuable Player.