International Cricket

England clinch series over South Africa with thrilling victory

England’s “unbelievable” last-ditch victory at the Ageas Bowl sealed series success on a day when opposition captain AB de Villiers found himself having to voice South Africa’s innocence in another ball-tampering controversy.

Liam Plunkett celebrates taking the wicket of South Africa's Faf du Plessis at Headingley on Wednesday. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

England v South Africa - Yorkshire’s Liam Plunkett determined to stay ahead of the game

Liam Plunkett is a fixture at last in England’s one-day international team, but admits he still cannot afford to get too comfortable.

Joe Root at Bradford Park Avenue.

Joe Root receives power hitting tuition ahead of England’s Champions Trophy mission

England Test captain Joe Root revealed he has consulted the expertise of a private power hitting coach in the lead-up to Wednesday’s One-Day International against South Africa at Headingley.

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England's Ben Stokes.

England’s Stokes is happy to learn from best

Fraternising with the enemy may be frowned upon in some sporting circles but England’s Ben Stokes admits he was happy to take tips from Australia captain Steve Smith during the Indian Premier League.

England's Jonny Bairstow on his way to scoring 72  against Ireland earlier this month. Picture: John Walton/PA

Podcast - CricketTalk: How do England solve a ‘problem’ like Jonny Bairstow?

YORKSHIRE have enjoyed a blistering start to their Royal London Cup campaign, winning five of their first six matches.

CLASS ACT: Peter Handscombs omission from Australias Champions Trophy is good news for Yorkshire.

Chris Waters: Australia’s loss is Yorkshire’s gain in the shape of prolific Peter Handscomb

IF you think that Jonny Bairstow is unlucky not to be in England’s first-choice one-day team, spare a thought for Peter Handscomb.

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Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow was in blistering form against Ireland. Picture: PA.

Hopes of Champions Trophy start for Yorkshire’s in-form Jonny Bairstow look bleak, admits England captain Eoin Morgan

IT looks increasingly likely that Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow will be on the sidelines for the start of England’s Champions Trophy campaign – regardless of how well he continues to play between now and then.

England's Jonny Bairstow on his way to scoring 72  against Ireland at Lord's. Picture: John Walton/PA

Jonny Bairstow - ‘I want to be in every England side’

DESPITE showing his ability to deliver on the international one-day stage once again, Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow remains unsure over whether he can force his way into England’s first-choice Champions Trophy line-up.

England's Jonny Bairstow on his way to scoring 72  at Lord's on Sunday. Picture: John Walton/PA

England’s Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root help put game beyond Ireland

Jonny Bairstow’s irresistible late hitting gave England a telling advantage as they wrapped up a 2-0 Royal London Series success with an 85-run win over Ireland at Lord’s.

GOOD DAY: Englands Adil Rashid is congratulated by team-mates after taking five wickets against Ireland.

Five-wicket haul for Yorkshire’s Adil Rashid helps sink Ireland

Eoin Morgan congratulated Adil Rashid on bouncing back from his “tough winter” after the leg-spinner’s maiden five-wicket haul set England on the fast track to victory over Ireland.

England's Eoin Morgan.

ODI captain Morgan fired up over ‘world-beater’ Stokes

Eoin Morgan’s feet had barely touched the ground in London when Ben Stokes delivered the Indian Premier League spectacular which convinced his national captain that England have a potential world-beater on their hands.

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Podcast - CricketTalk: Gary Ballance leading from the front for Yorkshire

YORKSHIRE take a break from the County Championship for a few weeks after their draw at Hampshire, turning their attentions to the Royal London One Day Cup.

England's David Willey after taking the catch of Sri Lanka's Seekkuge Prasanna during the Royal London One Day International Series at Edgbaston, Birmingham. (Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire)

Wood earns England recall for Champions Trophy squad swelled by Yorkshire representatives

England have recalled fit-again seamer Mark Wood for the Champions Trophy alongside five Yorkshire players.

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Video: Joe Root says Yorkshire face delicate juggling act with internationals

JOE ROOT is determined to help kick-start Yorkshire’s bid for one-day silverware.

Andrew Gale.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

CricketTalk - Captain Andrew Gale steps up to fill Jason Gillespie’s big shoes ...

IT’S proved to be a big week for Yorkshire CCC after they finally announced a successor to head coach Jason Gillespie.


CricketTalk: Yorkshire’s 2017 fixtures revealed | England look to get even in India

YORKSHIRE’s first-ever floodlit County Championship fixture will take place in June next year when Andrew Gale’s side entertain Surrey at Headingley.

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Big Interview: Quiet man Gary Ballance will lead Yorkshire CCC by example

GARY BALLANCE could be forgiven for feeling somewhat glum after a frustrating winter at international level.

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England's Joe Root celebrates scoring a century against West Indies at the Kensington Oval. Picture: AP/Ricardo Mazalan)

Chris Waters: Joe Root now proving England’s man for all formats

A TWEET caught my eye the other day.

England's Liam Plunkett celebrates after taking a wicket. Pictur: Richard Sellers/PA

Yorkshire’s Liam Plunkett prepared to battle it out for England ODI place

YORKSHIRE’s Liam Plunkett feels at the top of his game as England begin final preparations to bid for only the second global trophy in their history.

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Chris Waters: Easy win proof of England’s strength in depth

AS A pointer towards England’s chances of success in this summer’s Champions Trophy, a three-match series against the West Indies was always going to be of limited value.

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