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Essex wrapped up a commanding 335-run win over Cambridge MCCU at Fenner's to conclude their LV= County Championship preparations.
Northamptonshire are set to sign South Africa all-rounder Rory Kleinveldt as their overseas replacement for injured Australian seamer Jackson Bird.
Opener Chris Dent struck a fluent double-century as Gloucestershire piled on the runs against Cardiff MCCU.
England batsman Joe Root has signed a two-year contract extension to stay with his native county Yorkshire until December 2016.