Record-breaking teenage batsman Dominic Sibley and fast bowler Tom Curran sign new deals with Surrey.
Durham will start the defence of their County Championship title with an away game against Northants on 13 April next year.
Surrey batsman Jason Roy and all-rounder Zafar Ansari sign new two-year deals, keeping them at The Oval until 2015.
Surrey bowler Stuart Meaker is set to undergo surgery on knee injury while George Edwards has had an ankle operation.
Surrey appoint Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford as their new head coach on a three-year deal.
Kevin Pietersen accepts libel damages over an advert which implied he might have tampered with his bat during the Ashes.
Surrey youngsters Tom Jewell, Freddie van den Bergh and Jack Winslade all sign new one-year contracts.
England honours beckon for Surrey opener Dominic Sibley, county cricket's youngest double centurion
Gary Ballance's second ton of the game guides Yorkshire to a draw against a Surrey side inspired by Dominic Sibley's 242.
BBC commentators select and give the lowdown on county cricket's best XI of 2013
Surrey's Dominic Sibley becomes the youngest player to hit a double century in the County Championship against Yorkshire.
Gary Ballance scores a season's best 148 as Yorkshire post 434 before Surrey's openers hit back to close on 172-1.
Fresh from his inclusion in England's Ashes squad, Gary Ballance hits 72 not out as Yorkshire reach 316-6 against Surrey.
Surrey are relegated back to Division Two in the County Championship as Ateeq Javid's century steers Warwickshire to victory.
Surrey announce all-rounder Zander de Bruyn has been released by the club by mutual consent with immediate effect.
Surrey skipper Gareth Batty makes a bold declaration gamble against Warwickshire in a bid to keep their survival hopes alive.
Vikram Solanki hits 162, his highest score for Surrey, as the relegation favourites put Warwickshire to the sword.
Surrey reach 59-2 as their hopes of avoiding the drop are hampered by a weather-ruined day against Warwickshire.
Surrey boss Alec Stewart points the finger at his batsmen after defeat by Somerset leaves his side in danger of relegation.
Somerset's hopes of survival are boosted with victory against fellow strugglers Surrey, who stay bottom of Division One.
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