The possible rescheduling of the cricketing summer amid the coronavirus outbreak is to be discussed by the ECB and county bosses.
Essex's Champion County fixture with MCC in Sri Lanka is cancelled, while four other counties curtail pre-season trips.
England opener Zak Crawley signs a new contract with his county side Kent for the next three seasons.
Kent name former England one-day international Mike Yardy - previously with Sussex and New South Wales - as their new batting coach.
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