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Surrey seamer Tim Linley has been forced to retire from first-class cricket due to a knee injury.
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.