Yorkshire v Notts: Harry Brook aims to justify Andrew Gale’s faith

ANDREW GALE is not a man given to making exaggerated comments.

Yorkshire chairman Steve Denison ('Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Yorkshire back 100-ball format for eight-team city-based competition

YORKSHIRE are supporting a controversial new format of cricket that will feature 100 balls per team, saying it will be “awesome” for boosting the sport’s appeal.


85 not out: Yorkshire legend Dickie Bird achieves yet another milestone in his glorious life

A legend, a character, a familiar face to cricket fans the world over, Dickie Bird is celebrating his 85th birthday today.

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Yorkshire coach Andrew Gale and umpire Ian Gould leave the field on the first day at Headingley last Friday. The match was eventually abandoned without a ball being bowled. Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Forecast gives Yorkshire hope for getting underway at second time of asking

YORKSHIRE are confident that they can get their County Championship season going at the second attempt after suffering their first washed-out Championship match at Headingley for 51 years.

RAINY DAYS: Water pours off the covers at Headingley on the first day of the County Championship season. Picture by Allan McKenzie/

Yorkshire v Essex - Live Blog: Day Two updates from Headingley

WITH no play possible at Headingley on the planned first day of the 2018 county cricket season, it’s hoped spectators will get to see some action on day two.

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Injuries and the loss of David Willey and Liam Plunkett to the IPL are set to open the door for Josh Shaw to shine for Yorkshire.

Yorkshire v Essex: Josh Shaw has chance to follow route set by Ben Coad

MARTYN MOXON believes Josh Shaw could have a Ben Coad-like impact as he backed the young pace bowler to seize his first-team chance.

AND THEY'RE OFF: Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance leads his team again this season, starting against Essex at Headingley. Picture by Alex Whitehead/

Live Blog - Yorkshire v Essex: Day One updates

YORKSHIRE get their County Championship underway at Headingley today when they take on defending champions Essex at Headingley

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YORKSHIRE get their 2018 campaign underway today when they host defending champions Essex in the County Championship at Headingley.
OPTIMISTIC: Yorkshire's director of cricket, Martyn Moxon, pictured at the club's recent AGM. Picture: Simon Hulme

Yorkshire v Essex: Ruthless batting approach key for Headingley chief Moxon

ASK Martyn Moxon who Yorkshire’s main rivals will be this summer and he laughs as if to say “where do I start?”

Yorkshire's Adam Lyth: New targets.

Yorkshire CCC 2018: Adam Lyth targets return to Test scene with England

THERE is no doubt as to what was the best individual performance of Yorkshire’s 2017 season.

New Zealand's Kane Williamson: Key role ahead.

Chris Waters: Yorkshire capable of mounting serious challenge on all fronts

THE BEST-LAID plans of mice and men.

Yorkshire's Liam Plunkett: Not turning his back on the red-ball game.

Yorkshire CCC 2018: Test cricket remains the pinnacle for Liam Plunkett

LIAM PLUNKETT will miss the start of the season after signing a last-minute deal to take part in the Indian Premier League but insists that he has no intention of becoming a white-ball only specialist.

HUNGRY: Tim Bresnan is keen to land more silverware with Yorkshire. Picture by Allan McKenzie/

Yorkshire CCC 2018: Tim Bresnan has clear sight of his next target

TIM BRESNAN is eyeing a successful season after getting some contact lenses to help him see better.

Yorkshire's Jack Brooks: Ready to be at full pace.

Yorkshire CCC 2018: Jack Brooks aims to fire on all cylinders again

JACK BROOKS insists that he has a point to prove.

Yorkshire's director of cricket Martyn Moxon seen, left, at the club's recent annual meeting (Picture: Simon Hulme).

Counties united in desire to face key concerns, says Yorkshire CCC boss Martyn Moxon

MARTYN MOXON last night praised “an overwhelming desire to do the right thing for English cricket” after chairing a special meeting of his fellow county coaches at Edgbaston yesterday.

David Willey will earn a reported �225,000 during his IPL spell with Chennai Super Kings (Picture: Paul Currie/

David Willey’s sudden switch to IPL duty prompts Martyn Moxon to call for ECB to implement deadline

At the ripe old age of 34, Pontefract’s James Willstrop shed the nearly man tag that has haunted his career by winning the men’s singles in the Commonwealth Games squash tournament on the Gold Coast.

Back with Yorkshire: Cheteshwar Pujara unveils his shirt number at Headingley. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix

Cheteshwar Pujara ready to dig in for Yorkshire cause

CHETESHWAR PUJARA is ready to play the patience game to help bring silverware back to a Yorkshire club restless for success.

Yorkshire's Liam Plunkett.

Plunkett’s IPL call-up hinders Yorkshire’s preparations

MARTYN MOXON says that Liam Plunkett’s last-minute call-up to the Indian Premier League highlights how clubs are stuck between a rock and a hard place ahead of key talks designed to protect the county game.

Yorkshire's Harry Brook. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix

Coach Gale backs Harry Brook to be the ‘real deal’ for Yorkshire

YORKSHIRE coach Andrew Gale has dropped a heavy hint that teenage batsman Harry Brook will start the new County Championship season, although last year’s leading wicket-taker Ben Coad and England star Liam Plunkett will not be fit to face champions Essex in the opening game at Emerald Headingley, starting on Friday.

England captain Joe Root, right, stands with his team following the final day of the second Test against New Zealand at Hagley Oval. Picture: AP/Mark Baker

Chris Waters: Time for Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow to move on up

SO, what is the state of the England Test team after their winter tours of Australia and New Zealand?

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