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Yorkshire should have told Rashid “off you go, mate” says legend Gough

DARREN GOUGH believes that Yorkshire should have told Adil Rashid to ‘sling his hook’.

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Yorkshire's Liam Plunkett. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Adil Rashid stays home as Yorkshire prepare to head off on pre-season tour

LIAM PLUNKETT has been named in Yorkshire’s squad for their pre-season tour to South Africa next month.

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England assistant coach Paul Farbrace. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA

England coach Bayliss backs Farbrace to make step up from deputy

England coach Trevor Bayliss has nominated assistant Paul Farbrace – the former Yorkshire Second XI chief – as his eventual successor and would consider handing over the reins of the Twenty20 side before the end of his contract.

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Adil Rashid: Will only play white-ball cricket this summer.

Chris Waters: Yorkshire would have been right to show Adil Rashid the door

I HAVE used this sort of analogy only recently but, at the risk of repeating myself and lapsing into laziness, it best sums up my feelings on the matter.

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Eoin Morgan: Led England to victory but not into final.

England bow out of T20 series despite victory over New Zealand

England bowed out of the Twenty20 Tri-Series on a winning note, edging New Zealand in Hamilton but falling well short of the margin required to reach the final in Auckland.

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England's Liam Plunkett.

Plunkett’s England tour over as injury flares up

Paceman Liam Plunkett will play no further part in England’s tour of New Zealand after the recurrence of a hamstring strain.

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England's Adil Rashid in one-day action against Australia. PIC: Rick Rycroft/AP Photo

Yorkshire CCC: Rashid calls time on Championship to concentrate on white-ball format

IF PROOF were needed that the traditional game of cricket is being systematically eroded before our eyes, it surely arrived yesterday with the announcement that Yorkshire and England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has decided to turn his back on County Championship cricket to focus instead on the white-ball game.

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Adil Rashid will concentrate on white-ball cricket only in 2018. (Picture: SWPix.com)

Yorkshire’s Rashid puts red-ball career on hold

England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has decided not to play in first-class cricket this season and will represent Yorkshire in limited-overs formats only.

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England captain Joe Root leads his side out at Headingley which will now host Ashes matches in 2019 and 2023.

The Yorkshire Post says: A Test of strength. 2023 Ashes money-spinner for Headingley

THIS week’s reaffirmation of Headingley as one of Test cricket’s elite venues should not be under-estimated – it is one of the most significant announcements of the sporting year.

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Mark Arthur at Emerald Headingley

Yorkshire cash in with Ashes deal

YORKSHIRE chief executive Mark Arthur last night revealed that the club will clear the majority of their £25m debt on the back of the major matches they have been awarded for the years 2020-2024, including the “jewel in the crown” of an Ashes Test in 2023.

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Yorkshire's chief executive Mark Arthur at Headingley

Ashes Test and T20 franchise boost for Yorkshire and Headingley

Emerald Headingley will stage an Ashes Test in 2023, the ECB has revealed.

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Kane Williamson: Made most of an early reprieve.

T20 Tri-Series: Yorkshire signing Kane Williamson the star as England fall

NEW Zealand captain Kane Williamson showed what an important player he could be for Yorkshire this summer as his side defeated England by 12 runs in Wellington

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England's Jason Roy. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

New Zealand v England: England challenged to stay aggressive with the bat in T20

Jason Roy says England’s batsmen have “a bee in their bonnet” after two lacklustre outings against Australia.

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England's Adil Rashid.

Defeated England waiting on injured Morgan

England are crossing their fingers over the fitness of captain Eoin Morgan after swapping Australia for New Zealand, where they will hope to rediscover their Twenty20 mojo.

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England's Sam Billings sweeps the ball against Australia

England crushed in T20 defeat

England were outclassed by Australia for the second time in a week to leave their hopes of reaching the final of the Trans-Tasman Series in the balance.

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Richard Hutton, son of Sir Len Hutton.

My Yorkshire: President of Yorkshire County Cricket Club Richard Hutton on his favourite people and places

Richard Hutton, the former Yorkshire and England all-rounder, is President of Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The eldest son of Sir Len Hutton, the 75-year-old lives near Wetherby.

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England's Jason Roy.

England refusing to go on defensive despite T20 loss

Chris Jordan has vowed England’s “phenomenal” batting line-up will not be rattled by their costly collapse in Hobart.

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England's Alastair Cook, left, and Mark Stoneman walk out to bat during the second Test at Headingley last August (Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire).

Yorkshire ‘convinced’ they have ‘compelling’ Ashes claim at Headingley

YORKSHIRE last night insisted they have a strong case to stage an Ashes Test in 2023, despite speculation that they could miss out when the next allocation of international matches is announced shortly.

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England's Jason Roy is judged to not have caught a ball that would have Australia's Glenn Maxwell out during their Twenty/20 cricket match in Hobart. (Tracey Nearmy/AAP Image via AP)

Australia v England: Catch controversy cannot mask England’s batting woes

England captain Eoin Morgan believes contested catches are an unavoidable part of the landscape after watching Glenn Maxwell cash in on a debatable decision to power Australia to victory in Hobart.

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England's Dawid Malan misses a pull shot on his way to a top score of 50 during England's T20 defeat  in Hobart. Picture: Tracey Nearmy/AAP Image via AP.

Former Yorkshire star Glenn Maxwell ensures England get off to losing T20 start in Hobart

GLENN MAXWELL cashed in on a controversial reprieve to make a match-winning century as England started their Trans-Tasman T20 Series with a five-wicket defeat to Australia in Hobart.

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