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YP Letters: Nice work if you can get it on Sky’s cricket team

From: Edward Grainger, Botany Way, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough.

Should Jonny Bairstow be preparing for the new cricket season?

YP Letters: Four-day junket in the sun simply isn’t cricket

From: Keith Handley, Scotland Way, Horsforth.

Captain Gary Ballance is the latest Yorkshire player to recommit himself to the club.

Captain Gary Ballance signs new deal as Yorkshire CCC chase form in Dubai

GARY BALLANCE insists that he wants to stay at Yorkshire for the rest of his career after signing a two-year contract extension.

DRIVING YORKSHIRE FORWARD: Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur addresses the club's AGM at Headingley on Saturday, with director of ccricket, Martyn Moxon, watching on. Picture: Steve Riding.

Yorkshire CCC - ‘We have to leave the game in a better state than we found it’

“RUBBISH!” cried out one Yorkshire member.


Bygones: When ‘Happy Jack’ found his land legs to help launch Test cricket

THIS year marks the 140th anniversary of the inaugural Test match.

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.

John Hampshire who died last week.

YP Letters: Early indication of cricketing talents to come

From: Chris Hassell, Former Yorkshire CCC CEO.


VIDEO - Steven Patterson signs on for longer with Yorkshire CCC

VETERAN Steve Patterson looks set to achieve his dream of playing his entire career at Yorkshire after signing an extension to his current deal that will keep him at Headingley until the end of 2018.

Yorkshire's Headingley stadium.

Headingley needs ‘leap of faith’ to secure its future

THE SIGHT of Old Trafford staging all the blue riband international cricketing occasions in the north of England from the summer of 2019 is a scenario of nightmarish proportions for anyone from the Broad Acres.

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England's Liam Plunkett.

Yorkshire’s Liam Plunkett adapting to new challenges with England

Liam Plunkett admits he is a much-changed and more skilful bowler as he tries to extend his career at the highest level.

Jack Brooks has signed a new contract with Yorkshire (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Jack Brooks: ‘I get out of bed every day hoping I can one day play for England’

JACK BROOKS has not given up hope of forcing his way into the England reckoning after agreeing to extend his playing career with Yorkshire.


VIDEO: Ryan Sidebottom on funniest teammate, Yorkshire's worst dressed and his favourite ground

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM today announced his intention to bring what will be a 20-year playing career to an end at the end of the 2017 season.

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Ryan Sidebottom eyes one more piece of glory with Yorkshire

Ryan Sidebottom is determined not to let his personal swansong detract from Yorkshire’s bid to regain the County Championship title.

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Yorkshire's Alex Lees hits out against Durham last season. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Alex Lees and Liam Plunkett step in for MCC season opener

England opener Haseeb Hameed has pulled out of the MCC side to play in the Champion County match against Middlesex next month in order to undergo sinus surgery.


Signing off: Yorkshire’s Ryan Sidebottom hopes to bring curtain down on glittering career in perfect style

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM is determined to sign off a glittering 20-year career on a perfect high by lifting more silverware with his beloved Yorkshire.

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A new exhibtion has opened in Barnsley charting cricket umpire Dickie Bird's career.

Jayne Dowle: Celebrate town, but don’t revert to stereotypes

PLEASE don’t send me hate mail. I have nothing against Dickie Bird personally. I met him once, when my children were small. He was very kind, kneeling down to their level and having a chat with them. I always like that about people.

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England's Joe Root and Ben Stokes touch fists during an innings together at Lord's in the summer of 2015. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA

Dream Team: Former rivals Joe Root and Ben Stokes join forces to lead England’s bid for the top

Streamlined Ben Stokes will be the most reassuring figure of all for Joe Root when he arrives for his first day of Test cricket as England’s new captain this summer.

Fred Trueman in full flow.

YP Letters: Cricketing great was not always ‘Fiery Fred’

From: Brian Sheridan, Redmires Road, Sheffield.

Yorkshire's Adam Lyth. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

New Yorkshire leadership team of Andrew Gale and Gary Ballance tipped to prosper

CONTINUITY will be the key to Yorkshire’s success in 2017, insists opening batsman Adam Lyth.

OVER TO YOU JOE? Favourite for the England captaincy role Joe Root, left, and outgoing skipper Alastair Cook. Picture: PA.

England’s next captain? Everything you need to know about Yorkshire’s Joe Root ... well, almost

JOE ROOT has emerged as the early front-runner to become the next Test match captain for England after Alastair Cook stepped down from the role on Monday.

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