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Chris Waters: Why Tests are no longer in the pink

THE pink-ball game taking place at Edgbaston is another attempt to popularise Test cricket.

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Record-maker: Yorkshire's Adam Lyth scored a British domestic T20 record scoreof 161 in the match against Northamptonshire at Headingley.

Cricket having a Blast as crowds flock to T20

YORKSHIRE chief executive Mark Arthur believes that the spiralling success of the NatWest T20 Blast is proof of why we need the new city-based T20 tournament that will run alongside it from 2020.

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Adam Lyth scored 161 as Yorkshire recorded an English T20 record total of 260-4 against Northants (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Moxon pinpoints narrow losses as cause of Yorkshire exit

MARTYN MOXON believes Yorkshire’s white-ball cricket is in a good place despite their failure to qualify for the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast.

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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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Tim Bresnan celebrates one of six wickets he took in last Friday's win over Lancashire (Picture: SWPix.com)

Sell-out Roses match gives Tim Bresnan taste for T20’s city format

TIM BRESNAN believes that the new city-based T20 competition will accelerate cricket’s appeal and lead to more Roses-type atmospheres in the future.

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In form: Yorkshire's Tom Kohler-Cadmore enjoyed his first half-century against Leicestershire.

Yorkshire face must-win encounter to progress

AFTER the fevered atmosphere of the Roses game fewer than 24 hours earlier, there was a sedate air to events at Grace Road on Saturday.

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Yorkshire coach Andrew Gale: 'Same old story.'

Frustration for Andrew Gale after another close encounter defeat

ANDREW GALE bemoaned “the story of our season” after his Yorkshire side lost to Leicestershire.

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Viv Richards: All-time great.

On this day: End of an era for West Indies greats

THE Glorious Twelfth was a sad day for cricket in 1991 when three members of arguably the greatest team in history had their last day as Test match players.

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Tough going: Ryan Sidebottom chats with Adam Lyth during the County Championship Division One matchagainst Essex at Scarborough. 
Picture: James Hardisty

Chris Waters: It’s all between the ears for Yorkshire batsmen

THE great American golfer Arnold Palmer once observed that “golf is a game of inches”, adding that “the most important are the six inches between your ears.”

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Tim Bresnan celebrates one of the six wickets he took against Lancashire. (Picture: SWPix.com)

Yorkshire Vikings v Lancashire Lightning: Bresnan points Yorkshire towards Roses win

ON THE 40th anniversary of his 100th first-class hundred, Headingley rose again to Geoffrey Boycott, who was paraded during the interval of last night’s Roses match.

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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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Tim Bresnan, (centre) of Yorkshire, celebrates with teammates, getting out Dan Lawrence, of Essex, by lbw (Picture: James Hardisty)

Yorkshire look to make amends with ball after abysmal batting

AFTER Adam Lyth batted throughout the entire innings against Leicestershire at Grace Road five years ago, scoring a brilliant 248 not out, he was asked to comment on the unusual feat of carrying his bat.

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Yorkshire's Shaun Marsh (Picture: SWPix.com)

Yorkshire v Essex: Gale cranks up title pressure on Essex and Yorkshire old boys

ANDREW GALE has turned up the heat ahead of tomorrow’s County Championship title showdown at Scarborough by insisting: “It’s Essex’s Championship to lose.”

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David Willey top-scored for Yorkshire against Durham with 40 (Picture: Paul Currie/SWpix.com).

Durham v Yorkshire: Collingwood sends Gale’s men tumbling to another defeat

“RIGHT, just before the teams come out, let’s have a crowd challenge,” screamed the matchday announcer.

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WIND UP: Test Match Special host, Jonathan Agnew. Picture: Rebecca Naden/PA

Chris Waters: Boycott wind-up the latest in long line of classic TMS moments

THERE have been many hilarious moments during the 60 years of Test Match Special.

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Yorkshire's Azeem Rafiq and Steve Patterson celebrates taking a wicket against Worcestershire in the T20 Blast last month. Picture: Paul Currie/SWpix.com

Yorkshire v Derbyshire: One-day form giving Vikings reasons to be cheerful

MARTYN MOXON has hailed the return of the feelgood factor to the Yorkshire dressing room.

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New Yorkshire signing Sarfaraz Ahmed keeps wicket as a young fan at Bradford Park Avenue cricket ground shows off his skills (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Yorkshire’s new arrival Sarfaraz hoping to inspire Pakistani youngsters

SARFARAZ AHMED said he wants to be the catalyst for more Asians to watch Yorkshire after fans flocked to greet him in Bradford last night.

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Yorkshire's Peter Handscomb. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Peter Handscomb exits Yorkshire but door remains open to return

YORKSHIRE are not ruling out the possibility of re-signing Australian batsman Peter Handscomb in the future.

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Yorkshire's Adam Lythhis another T20 Blast half century, but it proved to be in vain at Trent Bridge. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

The Verdict: ‘Brutal’ Alex Hales floors Yorkshire in blistering Trent Bridge display

WHEN you put 223 runs on the board batting first in a T20 game, you can normally “start the car” in the words of a certain television commentator.

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