Former Kent, Worcestershire and England opening batsman Peter Richardson dies at the age of 85.
Glamorgan's Dutch fast bowler Timm van der Gugten could be in doubt for the start of the County Championship season.
Former Worcestershire captain Daryl Mitchell takes over as the new chairman of the Professional Cricketers' Association.
Hampshire's James Vince hopes time to reflect and work on his game in pre-season will push him back into England contention.
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England batsman Sam Billings believes his international team-mates will "definitely get picked up" in the upcoming Indian Premier League auction.
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