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CricketTalk - Ashes Podcast: Can Yorkshire’s Joe Root lead England to victory over Australia?

AS cricket’s two great rivals prepare to go toe-to-toe once more Down Under, we take time out to preview England’s bid to retain the Ashes against Australia.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance walks off after being dismissed during Yorkshire's second innings at Essex, the team all out for 74 - their lowerst first-class total since 1999.. Picture: Steven Paston/PA

Season Review: Numbers don’t add up as Yorkshire fall well short of objectives

WRITING a Yorkshire end-of-season review in recent times has largely consisted of patting people on the back and regurgitating phrases such as “bulging trophy cabinet” and “dynasty of success”.

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Chris Till produced a fine knock of 46 for Sessay CC at Lord's, but it was not enough to save his side from defeat to Reed CC. Pictures: Caught Light Photography

Holders Sessay beaten at Lord’s in National Village Cup final

Sessay CC were unable to deliver back-to-back National Village Knockout Cup victories, losing Sunday’s final to Reed CC of Hertfordshire at the home of cricket.

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Sessay CC skipper Mark Wilkie at Lord's in 2016. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Sessay skipper backing players to shine at Lord’s

Sessay CC skipper Mark Wilkie is backing his players to shine when they return to Lord’s to contest the National Village Knockout Cup final on Sunday.

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My Yorkshire: England cricketer Lauren Winfield

My Yorkshire: England cricketer Lauren Winfield

England cricketer and Yorkshire Diamonds captain Lauren Winfield is from Stamford Bridge, near York. The 27-year-old is currently preparing for the Ashes series in Australia in October.
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Yorkshire batsman Alex Lees on the drive

RECAP: Surrey v Yorkshire (day four) - Analysis and commentary from The Oval

YORKSHIRE batted for the whole of the fourth and final day at The Oval to earn a draw against hosts Surrey.
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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance

As It Happened: Surrey v Yorkshire - How White Rose were bowled out on day three

YORKSHIRE look likely to have to bat for the whole of the fourth and final day at The Oval after they were made to follow on by hosts Surrey.

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Yorkshire's Liam Plunkett will miss the rest of the season through England duty (Picture: SWPix.com)

Surrey v Yorkshire: Gale sets winning standard to rescue Yorkshire

ANDREW GALE insists that Yorkshire cannot afford to take anything for granted as they seek to shake off the spectre of relegation.

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Yorkshire face an anxious wait on Friday evening

Natwest T20 Blast permutations: What Yorkshire Vikings need to happen to qualify for quarter-finals

Yorkshire Vikings face a nervous evening on Friday as they wait to find out whether they will qualify for the Natwest T20 Blast quarter-finals.
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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Yorkshire hit record T20 mark thanks to Lyth’s brilliance

RECORDS tumbled as Yorkshire made the highest team total and Adam Lyth the highest individual score in the history of English T20.

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Going home: ICC Trophy-winning captain Sarfaraz Ahmed.
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire v Northants: Blow for Yorkshire as Sarfaraz Ahmed recalled by Pakistan

YORKSHIRE director of cricket Martyn Moxon has spoken of his frustration after overseas player Sarfaraz Ahmed’s time at the county was cut short.

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Yorkshire's vice captain Tim Bresnan was unable to repeat his six-wicket haul from Friday night

Yorkshire Vikings suffer defeat to Leicestershire Foxes to leave T20 Blast quarter-final hopes in balance

Yorkshire Vikings failed to back up their Roses victory as they lost to Leicestershire Foxes by four wickets with two balls remaining in the T20 Blast.

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The Yorkshire Diamonds squad for 2017

Yorkshire Diamonds impress in Kia Super League opening triumph over Lancashire Thunder

Two half-century partnerships at either end of the Yorkshire innings set up a resounding Kia Super League win by 28 runs over Lancashire at Headingley.

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Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom leaves the field at North Marine Road, Scarborough, for the last time to a guard of honour (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Yorkshire left looking over their shoulder

YORKSHIRE first-team coach Andrew Gale wondered prior to the match whether Essex might “choke” under the pressure of leading the County Championship table.

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Sessay captain Mark Wilkie, who scored 66 and took a hat-trick in the quarter-finals win on Sunday (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

National Village Cup holders Sessay advance to semi-finals courtesy of captain heroics

Sessay are one step away from a return to the Home of Cricket – 12 months after winning the National Village Cup at Lord’s.

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Kallen Bond and George Ross embrace after the overseas ace took a wicket on Saturday (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

007-for! Harrogate CC skipper hails Shane Warne-like spell by overseas ace Bond in Yorkshire League North

Harrogate captain George Ross likened a mesmeric spell of bowling from overseas star Kallen Bond to Australian great Shane Warne following Saturday’s thrilling win over Easingwold.

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Sarfraz Ahmed

Yorkshire sign Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 Blast as cover for Peter Handscomb

YORKSHIRE have signed Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 subject to him obtaining a visa.
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Yorkshire legend, Fred Trueman.

Chris Waters: Declining on-field standards lack the wit of Fiery Fred

WHEN I wrote a biography of Fred Trueman a few years ago I had to make a decision on the subject of swearing.

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Yorkshire's team huddle as Somerset's opening batsman come out for the start of their second innings at Scarborough.

VIDEO - Yorkshire v Somerset: Depleted hosts struggle to gain advantage at Scarborough

THERE was no more ironic sight at Scarborough on Wednesday than that of a fielder wearing a white floppy sunhat with the number 70 on his back.

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How the new stand should look

Stand and deliver: Headingley facelift given £10m boost

HEADINGLEY stadium is to be renamed Emerald Headingley Stadium after Yorkshire and Leeds Rhinos secured a naming rights deal believed to be worth around £10m.

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