ECB domestic cricket news
Andrew Strauss has become the 27th former England captain to be awarded honorary life membership of MCC.
Essex have announced Derek Bowden will become their new chief executive, taking up the role early in the 2013 season.
Promoted Derbyshire have registered their 1,000th member for 2013 on the back of their ‘Proud to be Derbyshire’ campaign.
Leicestershire have announced a loss of £254,085 for the year ending September 30 2012, having made a profit of £294,022 in 2011.
The ECB has announced an £18million programme of investment into first-class county cricket following a board meeting held at Lord's.
County Champions Warwickshire have unveiled Dougie Brown as their new director of cricket. "It will provide continuity after a successful 2012," explained chief executive Colin Povey.
Following the success of 2012’s spin-bowling clinic in Pune, India, Derbyshire are again sending players there.
Sussex’s home will officially be known as The BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground for at least the next three seasons.
Australia batsman David Hussey has signed up for a remarkable eighth stint with Nottinghamshire. The 35-year-old, who made his Notts debut in 2004, will return to Trent Bridge in June to lead the Outlaws in the Friends Life t20.
Northamptonshire’s players are taking part in a three-month tour of local primary schools, in order to promote the importance of sport to youngsters.
Jack Brooks is hoping 2013 can be a pivotal year in his career as he seeks to make an immediate impression at Yorkshire.