With the 2016 season over, stay up to date with the latest player signings, moves and speculation from all the counties for 2017.
Counties are allowed to field two overseas players in Twenty20 games, with up to four registered for that competition, although only two can be registered at any one time, and registrations must be for a minimum of 10 days.
Only one overseas player is permitted in the County Championship and One-Day Cup competitions.
Guide to abbreviations
Also shows, where relevant, players’ previous counties
KPK: Kolpak contract
YTH: From youth teams
EUP: European Union passport
UKP: Born overseas, but has UK passport
Kolpak contracts are signed by foreign players, using a European Court ruling to avoid counting against the quota of one overseas player per club.
Players who moved counties or retired during the 2016 season are included on the 2016 list. Have we missed anyone? Please let us know.
Other news: The county have announced a new coaching set-up, with ex-captain Kim Barnett as director of cricket, supported by Twenty20 specialist coach John Wright plus a first XI support coach and development coach who are yet to be appointed. Seamer Tony Palladino has taken a player-coach role, while Durston’s departure leaves a vacancy as limited-overs captain.
Other news: Former England head coach Peter Moores, who has worked as a coaching consultant at Trent Bridge since June 2015, will take over as head coach from 1 October. He will work alongside director of cricket Mick Newell.
Overseas player 2016: Chris Rogers (Australia); Chris Gayle (West Indies); Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)