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Surrey have further bolstered their bowling attack ahead of the new county season with the signing of West Indian Ravi Rampaul on a two-year deal.
Opening batsman Billy Godleman has replaced Wayne Madsen as Derbyshire's four-day captain. Meanwhile Graeme Welch has signed a two-year contract extension as Derbyshire elite performance director.
The opening day of Leicestershire's 2016 Specsavers County Championship season at the Fischer County Ground, Grace Road, will be free of charge for spectators.
MCC captain Ian Bell helped his team to a four-wicket win over Yorkshire in Abu Dhabi as the county champions suffered a rare first-class defeat.
In the lead up to the 2016 domestic season, ecb.co.uk is running a series of features with all 18 first-class counties. Northamptonshire coach David Ripley is refusing to get carried away about the return of former England left-arm spinner Monty Panesar.