England Lions paceman Tymal Mills is to leave Essex, while spinner Tim Phillips retires after 16 seasons at Chelmsford.
Sussex cricket manager Mark Robinson says wicketkeeper Matt Prior is determined to return to the England side.
Tim Murtagh & Paul Stirling are out of Ireland's tour of Australia & New Zealand as the trip starts with a heavy defeat.
Adam Lyth could have been a footballer, but his form for Yorkshire has put him on the brink of an England call-up.
Hassan Khan, who will represent England at the Blind Cricket World Cup, says the sport has changed his life. But why is the game becoming increasingly popular?
After Worcestershire's fifth promotion in 12 years, coach Steve Rhodes makes plans to avoid coming straight back down again.
Seamer Michael Hogan hints he wants to play for Glamorgan for five more years after being named as player of the year.
Former England batsman Matthew Maynard is named as Somerset's new director of cricket, replacing Dave Nosworthy.
Yorkshire opening batsmen Adam Lyth and Alex Lees win awards in recognition of their performances this season.
Hampshire coach Dale Benkenstein says the incentive of Ashes selection was vital in signing Australian Jackson Bird.
Middlesex director of cricket Angus Fraser queries the resolve of some of his squad after narrowly staying up.
Captain Glen Chapple does not know in which capacity he will be at Lancashire next season following their Championship relegation.
Scotland make a miserable start to their World Cup 2015 warm-up tour, suffering a 186-run hammering by Tasmania.
Hampshire sign fast bowlers Jackson Bird and Yasir Arafat for 2015, but release Ruel Braithwaite and Michael Bates.
Surrey sign 29-year-old Hampshire fast bowler David Balcombe on a two-year contract.
Skipper William Porterfield says Ireland's tour of Australia and New Zealand is ideal World Cup preparation.
A group of cricketers sets a new world record for the highest-ever match by playing at the top of Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain.
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With the 2014 county season over, keep up to date with the latest 2015 signings, departures and rumours.
Players past and present, plus officials and pundits on why the club have not won a Championship game for two seasons.
Who scored the most runs and took the most wickets? And check out the final county averages for the season.
Who did BBC local radio commentators choose in their best XI of the 2014 county season?
Alastair Cook could be exhausted by the time of the Ashes next year, but his determination is admirable, writes Jonathan Agnew.
Ex-housemates Joe Root and Gary Ballance on takeaways, practical jokes, tabloid scandals and England's summer.