Continuing our series on facts and stats on the upcoming series of matches in the LV= County Championship, we highlight some of the statistical history behind the head to head matches which may give you a pointer as to who may win the latest contests...
Check out the amazing facts and stats from the archives on the County Championship matches starting on 13th April between the various clubs - if you are looking for a little flutter take a look at some of our pointers to assist your choices!
The LV= County Championship Division Two match between Leicestershire and Derbyshire has been postponed for two days after Derbyshire player Tom Poynton was involved in a car crash in which his father died.
Graeme Welch has, as expected, been appointed as the new Elite Cricket Performance Director at Derbyshire. As a result, Worcestershire seamer Alan Richardson has been tempted into retirement to fill the vacant position at Edgbaston.
Two county stalwarts - Yorkshire batsman Joe Sayers and Worcestershire left-arm seamer David Lucas - have announced their retirements from the game ahead of the 2014 season despite both having time left to run on their contracts.
Claiming the LV= County Championship Breakthrough Player of the Year award puts Rory Burns in the esteemed company of last season’s inaugural winner Joe Root - and the Surrey man now aims to continue following in the England batsman’s path.
The opening day of the final round of matches in this season's LV= County Championship saw relegation candidates Derbyshire hold their own against Warwickshire and Nottinghamshire take the upper hand in their key match against Somerset.