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Fellows and Connolly train their sights on ailing Congs

HANGING HEATON’S top batting guns Gary Fellows and Nick Connolly turned on the style at the expense of lowly Pudsey Congs as the Tewits stayed ahead of the pack in the ECB Bradford Premier League.

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Got him: Yorkshire's Craig White traps Brian Lara lbw in the fourth Test at Headingley in 2000.

England v West Indies: Yorkshire fans ignore tourists’ failings to boost Headingley ticket sales

THERE was an amusing moment on Test Match Special when West Indies were hurtling towards a three-day defeat against England at Edgbaston.

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Yorkshire Diamonds' overseas trio of Sophie Devine, Chamari Atapattu and Sune Luus. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Sophie Devine hoping to serve up birthday treat for Yorkshire Diamonds

Yorkshire overseas all-rounder Sophie Devine has hailed the Kia Super League’s impending move from five games to 10 from next summer.

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Geoffrey Boycott to remain on Test Match Special after race row

Geoffrey Boycott to remain on Test Match Special after race row

Geoffrey Boycott will continue as a BBC Test Match Special pundit after offering an unreserved apology for an alleged racist comment.

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Geoffrey Boycott is at the centre of a racism storm.

The Yorkshire Post says: Forget the knighthood Geoffrey Boycott, no place in cricket for racism

DAYS after Geoffrey Boycott celebrated the 40th anniversary of his hundredth first class century with a charity fundraiser in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance, he is forced to apologise – and rightly so – for making perceived racist comments.

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Not the first time I’ve been in trouble says rueful Geoffrey Boycott

GEOFFREY BOYCOTT picked up the phone at home in Boston Spa, resigned to the inevitable question.

Was he in trouble?

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Record-breaker: Yorkshire's Adam Lyth.
Picture: SWPIX

Why Adam Lyth’s search for right T20 method was well worth the wait

MARTYN MOXON was frustrated by Yorkshire’s group stage exit from the NatWest T20 Blast last week, but he has heaped praise on record-breaking opener Adam Lyth and off-spinner Azeem Rafiq.

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New balls please: The pink Dukes ball being used at Edgbaston.

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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Striking out: 
Woodlandsd opener Tim Walton scored 35 but his side lost to New Farnley to hit hopes of winning the Bradford League.
Picture: Steve Riding

Around the Yorkshire leagues: Beckwithshaw on course for the title

Beckwithshaw put one hand on the Aire-Wharfe championship trophy with a 109-run victory at Guiseley while their two closest rivals, Burley and Otley, crashed to defeat.

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Stuart Broad wheels away after dismissing the West Indies batsman Shane Dowrich in the first day-night Test played in this country, at Edgbaston. It took Broad to 384 Test wickets for England, one more than his boyhood hero and now occasional mentor Sir Ian Botham (Picture: David Davies/PA Wire).

Botham was genuinely pleased I’d gone past him, beams Broad

Stuart Broad can sense when he is about to start one of his unstoppable spells of bowling.

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Yorkshire Diamonds' Lauren Winfield. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Diamonds swept aside in spite of Winfield’s efforts

Centurion Rachel Priest and captain Heather Knight led Western Storm to a record-breaking Kia Super League win over Yorkshire Diamonds at York as they chased down 161 to win by 10 wickets with three overs to spare.

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Got him: England's Stuart Broad celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies' Roston Chase.

First Test: Joe Root hails Stuart Broad as West Indies are trounced

STUART BROAD’S historic match-winning intervention came as no surprise to captain Joe Root in England’s innings-and-209-run trouncing of West Indies in this country’s first day-night Test.

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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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Former captain Alastair Cook acknowledges the crowds applause after reaching his double century for England in the first Test against the West Indies at Edgbaston (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire).

Cook’s studious effort ensures England stay firmly in command

Alastair Cook’s chanceless Edgbaston vigil ended on 243, but still maintained England’s dominant position on a rain-shortened second day of the first Investec Test against the West Indies.

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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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Root and Cook are both in the pink at Edgbaston

Old-firm centurions Alastair Cook and Joe Root provided England’s bankable constants in an ever-changing world at Edgbaston.

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England captain Joe Root, left, and fellow century-maker Alastair Cook.

More like a one-dayer than a Test match, says captain

England captain Joe Root described his first experience of day-night Test cricket in this country as “strange” but that did not stop him leading his side to a day of domination in the first Investec Test against West Indies at Edgbaston.

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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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