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Live Blog: Yorkshire v Notts - Day Three

YORKSHIRE enjoyed the better of the first two days at Headingley against Nottinghamshire, leading by 257 runs at the close of play on Saturday.

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Yorkshire's Cheteshwar Pujara: Involved in mix-up.

Yorkshire v Essex (Day Two): Cheteshwar Pujara running into trouble

“PUJARA, India’s run-out specialist,” proclaimed the headline on the website Cricinfo earlier this year.

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A wicket for Ben Coad

Headingley latest: Ballance puts Yorkshire in control

Gary Ballance, Ben Coad and Jack Leaning contributed significantly with bat, ball and in the field for Yorkshire as they moved towards a Specsavers County Championship victory over Nottinghamshire on day two at Emerald Headingley.
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Stewart Regan: Backed T20 cricket.

Chris Waters: Why this new instant brew fails to have a winning aroma

WHEN Twenty20 cricket was first introduced I remember being critical of a nine-over thrash in which Yorkshire were involved, the match having been reduced by rain to nine overs per side.

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Yorkshire's Ben Coad celebrates dismissing Nottinghamshire's Jake Libby. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Yorkshire in swift response as Brooks delivers

A FUNNY thing happened at Headingley on Friday.

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Yorkshire's Harry Brook: Early chance.

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

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

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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.

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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/SWpix.com

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.

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

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.

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

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's players gather for their annual photo-call. Picture: SWPIX.com

Yorkshire CCC 2018 - Meet the players ...

YORKSHIRE get their 2018 campaign underway today when they host defending champions Essex in the County Championship at Headingley.
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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?”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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