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Sam Billings makes case for England place following Joe Root’s delayed arrival

Sam Billings ensured England’s one-day tour of India began with a win, anchoring a successful pursuit of 305 against Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s India A in Mumbai.

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Headingley Masterplan

Headingleys redevelopment plans

Proposed North/South Stand overlooking the Headingley Cricket Ground

Tetley Field victory but Leeds campaigners fight on

A CAMPAIGN group in is celebrating a victory after plans to sell off greenbelt land in Meanwood to fund a major redevelopment of Headingley Stadium were withdrawn.

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GOTCHA: Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom celebrates dismissing Nottinghamshire's Steven Mullaney at Scarborough in August this year. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

We’ll be back: Ryan Sidebottom adamant title agony will fuel desire for 2017 bid

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM believes the pain of missing out on a hat-trick of County Championships will only help inspire Yorkshire in their quest to reclaim the title next summer.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance hits out against Nottinghamshire at Scarborough earlier this year. 
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Meet Gary Ballance - All you need to know about Yorkshire’s new captain ...

Yorkshire today announced the appointment of England international Gary Ballance as their new club captain.

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LEADING THE WAY: Gary Ballance is Yorkshire's new first-team captain.

CricketTalk: Gary Ballance the ‘chosen one’ at Yorkshire | Can England salvage pride in Chennai?

GARY BALLANCE has been chosen as the man to succeed Andrew Gale as captain of Yorkshire, the former skipper himself succeeding Jason Gillespie as first-team coach only last month.

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Century salute: Gary Ballance celebrates his 100 not out for Yorkshire in the County Championship encounter against Nottinghamshire at Scarborough in August. Picture: Dave Williams

Perfect match: Gary Ballance and Andrew Gale seen as ideal partnership for Yorkshire CCC

EVERY cloud has a silver lining.

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FAMILIAR FACE: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan with Andrew Gale. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Bresnan gives his backing to former boss Cook

ALASTAIR COOK’s future as captain is under the microscope after England’s Test series defeat in India, but Tim Bresnan insists that he is still the right man to lead the team.

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England's Jonny Bairstow on his way to an unbeaten 50 against India on Sunday (Picture: Rafiq Maqbool/AP).

James Anderson looking to lower order to sustain England’s hopes

England veteran James Anderson is refusing to concede defeat just yet in what is almost certain to be his last Test series in India.

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England's bowler Joe Root, left, celebrates the wicket of Indian batsman Parthiv Patel on the third day of the fourth cricket test match between India and England in Mumbai, India, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

India v England (day three): Joe Root takes two wickets but Virat Kohli puts hosts ahead

England’s attempts to fight back on day three of a fluctuating fourth Test foundered against India captain Virat Kohli’s exemplary second century of the series.

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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth.
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Leading man: Adam Lyth happy to lead from the top and the front for beloved Yorkshire

There is a rich history of left-handed batsman spearheading Yorkshire to honours.

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Ryan Sidebottom and other members of the Yorkshire CCC squad use a T35 winch to recover a vehicle on Catterick Training area.

Yorkshire CCC stars go into battle on army exercise

They’re used to battling it out for wickets - but Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s Headingley heroes were tested to their limits when they trained with soldiers at Catterick Garrison.

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Yorkshire reached teh semi-finals of teh Royal London One Day Cup and the Natwest T20 Blast last season (Photo: SW-Pix/Allan McKenzie)

Yorkshire to start 2017 Natwest T20 Blast under Headingley floodlights

ANDREW GALE said Yorkshire are desperate to win a white-ball trophy following the announcement of next season’s NatWest T20 Blast fixtures.

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Wanted: Adil Rashid key to coach Andrew Gale’s 2017 plans for Yorkshire CCC

ANDREW GALE insists that Yorkshire have drawn a line under Adil Rashid’s controversial request to miss last season’s County Championship title decider.

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Jonny Bairstow, center, plays a shot on the third day of their second cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam, India, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

India v England: Jonny Bairstow says tourists must back their ability to avoid Vizag defeat

Jonny Bairstow believes England must retain belief they can escape Vizag without defeat after India closed the third day of the second Test with a 298-run advantage.

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Yorkshire chief executive Mark Arthur (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Yorkshire embrace ECB plans to give counties funding in years without international hosting

YORKSHIRE chief executive Mark Arthur has welcomed plans by the England and Wales Cricket Board to scrap the controversial bidding system to stage international matches and to compensate counties for losses in those years when they do not host a Test.

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Andrew Gale, left, with director of cricket, Martyn Moxon (R) as he is announced as the new head coach for Yorkshire CCC. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

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.

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VIDEO: Continuity key factor as Andrew Gale is elevated to Yorkshire CCC head coach

ANDREW GALE is confident that he can fill the big shoes vacated by Jason Gillespie and rise to the challenge of coaching the Yorkshire first team.

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Chris Waters: Elevation of Andrew Gale at Yorkshire could be the perfect fit ... again

ON the one hand, it is something of a calculated gamble.

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Andrew Gale is pictured as he is announced as the new head coach for Yorkshire CCC. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

How Twitter reacted to Andrew Gale’s appointment as Yorkshire’s new first-team coach ...

ANDREW GALE will go down as one of Yorkshire’s most successful post-war captains, having led the county to back-to-back County Championship titles during his six-year tenure as captain.

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Adil Rashid, left, celebrates the wicket of Indian batsman Ravindra Jadeja with Haseeb Hameed (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

India v England: Relaxed approach paying dividend for tourists, says Adil Rashid

Adil Rashid believes a “more relaxed” approach is paying dividends for England as they moved into a position to push for a Test victory over India in Rajkot.

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