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Yorkshire v Surrey - LIVE updates from Headingley

YORKSHIRE will look to bounce back quickly from their heavy defeat against Middlesex at Lord’s last week when they host Surrey in the County Championship at Headingley in the first-ever round of day/night four-day matches.

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Lighting up: England and Australia walk out to play under floodlights for the first time in a Test on these shores at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff in 2009.

Yorkshire v Surrey: Debate opens on whole new pink-ball game at Headingley

YORKSHIRE chief executive Mark Arthur admits that he has reservations about the pink-ball experiment as the club prepares for its first day-night County Championship match.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance, right, and Peter Handscomb run between wickets. Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Andrew Gale backs Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance to resume Test career

FOR Andrew Gale, the question is a no-brainer.

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Wrenthope's Jordan Sleightholme on his way to a century against Yeadon (Picture: Steve Riding).

Yorkshire Leagues: Champions Pudsey St Lawrence topple leaders Hanging Heaton

Defending Bradford Premier champions Pudsey St Lawrence grabbed victory over current leaders Hanging Heaton with two wickets and one ball to spare, narrowing the gap between them to just five points.

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England's Dawid Malan raises his bat after reaching his half century. Picture: Nigel French/PA

How Dawid Malan overcame nerves to help steer England to victory over South Africa

Dawid Malan insisted he must build on his impressive debut after his half-century helped England secure a NatWest International Twenty20 Series victory over South Africa.

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England's Dawid Malan hooks to long leg during his knock of 78 against South Africa at the SSE SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff. Picture: Nigel French/PA

Dawid Malan excels as England clinch series win over South Africa in Cardiff

England claimed the NatWest International T20 Series with a 19-run victory over South Africa in Cardiff.

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Big interview: Charlotte Edwards still batting for England in Women’s World Cup

Charlotte Edwards would have every right to feel aggrieved not to be leading England into their home Women’s World Cup later today.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance

Chris Waters: England Lions call-up is an insult to Yorkshire and Gary Ballance

THIS week I have been mostly seeing red about England’s decision to withdraw Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance from the second half of the pink-ball County Championship match against Surrey at Headingley starting on Monday.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance. Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Yorkshire’s loss may be England’s gain as Gary Ballance is called on to prove himself

YORKSHIRE will lose their captain and runaway leading run-scorer Gary Ballance midway through their County Championship match against Surrey at Headingley.

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33-year-old Shaun Marsh will join Yorkshire for the T20 Blast and act as cover in the County Championship

Shaun Marsh: Facts and figures behind Yorkshire CCC's new T20 Blast signing

Australia's Shaun Marsh will join Yorkshire for this summer's Natwest T20 blast as a second overseas players and will also cover for current overseas international Peter Handscomb in the County Championship.

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Podcast - CricketTalk: Pink ball debut gives Yorkshire quick chance to bounce back

YORKSHIRE’S dislike for Lord’s grew even more this week when they fell to a heavy innings defeat ats the hands of County Championshuip defending champions Middlesex inside three days.

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Lost for words: After a record innings, BBC’s Blofeld is finally run out

His voice is as much a part of the English summer as top hats at Ascot and strawberries at Wimbledon - and today’s announcement that after this year it would be heard no more is as unexpected as the retirement of the Duke of Edinburgh, and only slightly less posh.

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Cricket commentator Henry Blofeld proudly holds his OBE back in 2003. Blofeld will retire from his role as commentator on the BBC Radio 4's Test Match Special programme in September.

My dear old thing... Henry Blofeld to retire from TMS commentary job

Henry Blofeld will retire from his role as commentator on the BBC Radio 4's Test Match Special programme in September.

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Australia's Shaun Marsh. Picture: Philip Toscano/PA.

Shaun Marsh signs up for Yorkshire’s T20 Blast push for glory

YORKSHIRE have signed Australian batsman Shaun Marsh.

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England's Alex Hales (right) and Jonny Bairstow celebrate after winning the1st NatWest T20 Blast match.

Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow adopts mature approach to England

JONNY BAIRSTOW believes growing into a man has allowed him to accept that he may not always have a place in the England side.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance in action.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Poor batting cost us, admits Gale after Lord’s defeat

THE LONGEST day of the year certainly felt like it for Yorkshire, who suffered a taxing defeat at the home of cricket.

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England's Jonny Bairstow.

Bairstow leads England home with ruthless assault on South Africa’s attack in T20 triumph

England eased to a nine-wicket victory over South Africa in the Twenty20 opener at the Ageas Bowl with Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow leading the way with a ruthless unbeaten 60.

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Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones (right) celebrates with Steven Finn (left) (Photo: PA)

Yorkshire succumb to innings defeat against County Championship holders Middlesex at Lord’s

Yorkshire produced a limp batting display as they capitulated to defeat by an innings and 64 runs against County Championship holders Middlesex at Lord’s.

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Middlesex v Yorkshire - LIVE - Day Three updates from Lord’s

YORKSHIRE are battling to avoid defeat against defending champions Middlesex at Lord’s as they enter day three.

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