Ex-South Africa paceman Andre Nel rejoins his former county Essex as assistant head coach and bowling coach.
Daryl Mitchell warns there must be a clear divide between English counties and the new city-based teams in The Hundred.
Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir will rejoin Essex for part of this summer's T20 Blast campaign.
Australia leg-spinner Adam Zampa agrees to rejoin Essex for the 2019 Twenty20 Blast.
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