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Duckworth-Lewis harshly marks Grange down as losers

The first rain-affected day of the season created plenty of frustration, some big hitting in what had become T20 matches, some anti-climaxes and at least one result in Yorkshire Premier North that was only accessible by computer.

Woodland's Mark Lawson.

It’s a Super Saturday in the Bradford League as the top four square off

SKY SPORTS may have been busy attempting to hype up a final-day Super Sunday showdown, but the Bradford League have stolen a march on the TV broadcasters by having their own extravaganza 24 hours earlier!

Dave Cummings of New Farnley sends the ball to the boundary

Heaton chase down a big total to fire title warning

RUNS – and lots of them – were the order of the day in the top-flight on Saturday, none moreso than at the Barry Jackson Ground.

Ed Brown celebrates. Picture: John Heald

Brown’s 269 helps Burley create new boundaries

Ed Brown and Burley blew away the records in their big win over Leeds Modernians in the Waddilove Cup yesterday.

In vain: Simon Lambert, right, 147 runs but New Farnley were beaten by Hanging Heaton in the Bradford League. (Picture: Steve Riding)

Lees lifts Lightcliffe with record knock as ’Gate hit top spot

Alex Lees wrote himself into the Bradford League record books, beating the previous highest individual score while helping Lightcliffe overcome Bradford & Bingley.

Yorkshire League South action

Yorkshire League South round-up: Sheffield Collegiate and Whitley Hall make it three out of three

Sheffield Collegiate and Whitley Hall sit pretty at the top of the Yorkshire League South having won three games out of three.

Richard Kettleborough is one of the world's top umpires

Cricket: World’s No.1 umpire Richard Kettleborough discusses his life, career and England skipper Joe Root

Abbeydale Sports Club, on the outskirts of Sheffield in leafy Dore and a stone’s throw from the Peak District, is a fairly unassuming place. Racketball, badminton and squash vie for the courts in the sports hall; the hockey pitch is a distinctive and striking shade of blue, nicknamed the Smurf Turf after finding a new home in the Steel City after the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Scarborough celebrate a wicket during their victory at North Marine Road

Yorkshire League North round-up: York CC, Harrogate CC and Scarborough CC continue unbeaten starts

It's a case of rolling back the years at the start of the Yorkshire League North campaign with old adversaries York, Scarborough and Harrogate occupying the top three positions.

ALL-ROUND EFFORT: Pudsey St Lawrence's Chris Marsden followed up his knock of 66 with 3-53 in a 22-run win over Lightcliffe.

Champions Saints quick to show ruthless streak

CHAMPIONS Pudsey St Lawrence may not be firing on all cylinders in their defence of the Bradford League thus far, but captain James Smith could not be happier.

Methley's Mohammad Akhlaq hits out in the 10-wicket win over Morley. Picture: Steve Riding.

Bradford League: Captain Greg Wood leads way for Wrenthorpe in emphatic win over Bankfoot

A RUNS harvest saw Wrenthorpe make an emphatic statement in a 189-run demolition of Bankfoot in Championship One.

Olicanian's Tom Watson attacks the the New Rover bowling. Picture: Steve Riding.

Aire-Wharfe: Rawdon youngster George Powell rips through rivals Horsforth

An inspired bowling performance by 17-year-old George Powell proved too strong for Horsforth as they were soundly beaten by local rivals Rawdon on Saturday.

Mohammad Akhlaq, Methley's opener batting against Morley in the Bradford League. He has scored over 200 runs not out in his first two league games.

Academy star Brook underlines his credentials at the Grange

Teenager Harry Brook starred as Yorkshire Academy racked up 303-9 on their way to a comprehensive victory at Woodhouse Grange in Yorkshire Premier North.

Pudsey St Lawrence's James Smith.

Bradford League: Big-hitters aim to net title treble for Saints

FOR PUDSEY ST LAWRENCE, it is all about joining a select group of venerated Bradford League sides in 2017.

Jack Leaning, Tim Bresnan and Andrew Hodd celebrate the dismissal of Hampshire's Kyle Abbot in the earlier meeting between the two sides this season at Headingley. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Podcast - CricketTalk: Yorkshire put faith in Ben Coad | Bradford League preview

YORKSHIRE got their County Championship campaign up and running with a convincing win over Warwickshire at Edgbaston and will look to add to that by gaining swift revenge when they take on Hampshire on Friday.

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Jonny Tattersall, in action for Harrogate above, has been given a second chance at Yorkshire.

Opportunity knocks again at Yorkshire CCC for Jonny Tattersall

JONNY TATTERSALL admitted he feared a second chance at Yorkshire would not materialise after the county released him as a junior professional in 2015.

John Hampshire who died last week.

YP Letters: Early indication of cricketing talents to come

From: Chris Hassell, Former Yorkshire CCC CEO.

Action between Barnsley and Rotherham in the Yorkshire League

Yorkshire League: Barnsley Cricket Club merges with Woolley Miners' Welfare

Barnsley Cricket Club will change its name for the first time in more than 150 years and move its junior section away from Shaw Lane after joining with Woolley Miners' Welfare.

Wakefield Thornes' match winner Dave Toft.

Yorkshire League final: Heroic all-rounder Toft steers Wakefield Thornes to inaugural trophy triumph over Pudsey St Lawrence

Dave Toft produced a heroic display with bat and ball to fire Wakefield Thornes to glory against Pudsey St Lawrence in the inaugural Yorkshire Premier League final in Abu Dhabi.

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Pudsey St Lawrence beat Great Ayton at Headingley to advance to the final in the UAE

Yorkshire League final: Pudsey St Lawrence fight back after Wakefield Thornes set mammoth total

The champion club in Yorkshire will be crowned today as Wakefield Thornes and Pudsey St Lawrence do battle in the Yorkshire League final in Abu Dhabi.

James Smith

One more win can take Saints on trip of lifetime

A DREAM TRIP to Abu Dhabi is something that is certainly floating the boat of all and sundry at Pudsey St Lawrence.

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