Glamorgan chief executive Hugh Morris wants a city-based Twenty20 cricket tournament plans to go ahead, despite a delay.
Somerset director of cricket Matt Maynard hints that West Indies batsman Chris Gayle may not return to Taunton in 2017.
Glamorgan confirm Jacques Rudolph as captain for 2017, while batsman Colin Ingram is due to return to four-day cricket.
Gloucestershire off-spinner Jack Taylor signs an extended contract until the end of the 2019 season.
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