Lancashire have shown their faith in the current squad following promotion to the top division by handing out new contracts to 15 of the squad. Evergreen Glenn Chapple has signed on for another year, Kyle Hogg, who was in impressive form with the ball during 2013 has extended his contractual stay for two more years, as has spinner and England hopeful Simon Kerrigan. The full list with contract length is as follows -
Chapple (1 yr), Hogg (2 yrs), Kerrigan (2 yrs), Newby (1 yr), Aganthangelou (1 yr), Horton (2 yrs), Lilley (2 yrs), Clark (2 yrs), Davies (2 yrs), Parry (2 yrs), Procter (2 yrs), Reece (2 yrs), Livingstone (1 year, first pro contract), and Smith (2 yrs).
Also, Northants have completed the signing of former player Graeme White on a two-year deal. While Leicestershire have confirmed pace bowler Ollie Freckingham has been rewarded for a promising season in 2013 with a new two-year contract.