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Yorkshire Vikings v Worcestershire Rapids: All you need to know ahead of Natwest T20 Blast clash

Yorkshire take on Worcestershire Rapids at Headingley on Sunday looking for back-to-back home wins following Friday night's triumph over Birmingham Bears.

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David Willey smashed 70 from 38 balls to help Yorkshire Vikings to victory against Birmingham Bears.

Willey produces season’s best as Yorkshire tame visiting Bears

DAVID WILLEY made his highest score of the season to inspire Yorkshire to a 29-run win over Birmingham Bears.

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England coach Trevor Bayliss with Test captain, Joe Root. Picture: David Davies/PA.

Chris Waters: It’s time to admit it, the ECB picked the wrong Australian for England

GOOD to see that the decision to cut the number of County Championship matches from 16 per county to 14 is yielding such positive results for Team England.

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Yorkshire captain Tim Bresnancelebrates taking a wicket against Notts Outlaws. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Yorkshire Vikings v Birmingham Bears: Bresnan hoping home is where the start is for Vikings

TIM BRESNAN has told his Yorkshire team-mates that results will come if they keep faith with their attacking principles as he looked ahead to a hat-trick of home games that he believes can kickstart the club’s T20 Blast campaign.

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Yorkshire come out to field against Somerset at North Marine Road, a game they went on to lose. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Podcast: CricketTalk – Yorkshire’s 2017 campaign going so far | Can Joe Root lead England to Test series triumph?

AFTER an extended and well-deserved break, the cricket world’s favourite podcast returns with plenty to shout about.

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Up for the cup: L-r, Gary Hetherington, Steve Patterson, Steve Cavanagh and Ryan Hall.

Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire CCC heading for Headingley GC for new challenge

HEADINGLEY is a word synonymous with rugby league and cricket. And golf, too, of course, with Headingley GC currently celebrating their 125th anniversary.

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England's Gary Ballance pictured during the first Test at Lord's (Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire).

Broken finger puts Gary Ballance out of third Test

Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance has been ruled out of the third Investec Test with a broken finger, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed last night.

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Gary Ballance returned to the England side for the first two Test matches against South Africa (Photo: PA)

Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance facing prolonged spell on sidelines over finger injury

Gary Ballance's availability for the third Investec Test at The Oval appears in significant doubt as England determine the extent of his finger injury.

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England's Alastair Cook narrowly avoids being out LBW late on day three at Trent Bridge. Picture: Nick Potts/PA.

Highlights: Alastair Cook crucial to England’s chances of survival at Trent Bridge

England know Alastair Cook represents their best chance of somehow surviving six remaining sessions at Trent Bridge – or even chasing a world-record target of 474 – to stay ahead in the Investec series against South Africa.

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Yorkshire legend, Fred Trueman.

Chris Waters: Declining on-field standards lack the wit of Fiery Fred

WHEN I wrote a biography of Fred Trueman a few years ago I had to make a decision on the subject of swearing.

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Azeem Rafiq celebrates taking Jos Buttler's wicket for 28. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Yorkshire rein in Roses rivals Lancashire but rain has the last word

SOME 20,000 descended on Old Trafford last night to watch the so-called Game of Roses, the highest crowd for a county T20 match outside of London and Finals Day.

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Haven’t we met before? A potted T20 history of Lancashire and Yorkshire

Lancashire Lighting and Yorkshire Vikings resume their Roses rivalry on Friday night when meet in a NatWest T20 Blast seellout clash at Old Trafford.

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England's captain Joe Root (right) with Alastair Cook during the first Test against South Africa.

Alastair Cook at ease with role reversal as Yorkshire’s Joe Root embraces captaincy

FORMER Test captain Alastair Cook hopes to keep churning out the hundreds for England in a side led with a “glint in his eye” by his successor Joe Root.

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Nottinghamshire's Luke Fletcher celebrates with the trophy after the club's recent One Day Cup final success at Lord's (Picture: John Walton/PA Wire).

Yorkshire's Steven Patterson wary of over-reaction in cricket after Luke Fletcher blow

YORKSHIRE pace bowler Steve Patterson believes that cricket must be careful not to over-react in the wake of the horrific head injury suffered by Nottinghamshire seamer Luke Fletcher.

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Yorkshire's David Willey bowls at Nottinghamshire's Alex Hales. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Northants v Yorkshire: Regular shifts will see David Willey deliver for Vikings

YORKSHIRE boss Martyn Moxon is predicting big things from David Willey as he gets more matches under his belt.

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Yorkshire director of cricket, Martyn Moxon.
 Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Fielding the only T20 concern for Yorkshire Vikings’ boss Martyn Moxon

MARTYN MOXON said he is generally satisfied with the way that Yorkshire have started the NatWest T20 Blast but feels that one area they must improve is their fielding.

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Moeen Ali acknowledges the applause of the crowd after a performance in Englands first Test victory over South Africa that saw him just eclipse Joe Root to win the man-of-the-match award (Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire).

Moeen produces his best to help Root get off to triumphant start

Moeen Ali’s career-best bowling helped Yorkshire’s Joe Root start his tenure as Test captain with a resounding 211-run victory inside four days as 19 wickets fell in three remarkable sessions at Lord’s.

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Yorkshires Joe Root, captaining England for the first time, congratulates James Anderson after the bowler took the wicket of South Africas Heino Kuhn in the first Test at Lords (Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire).

Highlights - Everyone played their part, says victorious England captain Joe Root

YORKSHIRE’S Joe Root thanked his England team for pulling together exactly as he had asked to ensure his tenure as national captain got off to a flying start with a wide-margin win over South Africa.

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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth top-scored with 68 at Queen's Park but it couldn'tr prevent defeat to Derbyshire on Saturday. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Yorkshire fall agonisingly short to suffer T20 setback at Queen’s Park

A STEP forward followed by a step back.

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Australian batsman Shaun Marsh cracked an unbeaten 60 from 37 balls on his Yorkshire Twenty20 debut, as they powered to a 48-run win (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Yorkshire v Notts: Vikings appear to have the T20 firepower to succeed

THERE is a long way to go, of course, but it might just be that the NatWest T20 Blast represents Yorkshire’s best chance this season of winning a trophy.

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