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Theakston Nidderdale League: Youngster Bird stars as Spofforth stun title-chasers

Young bowler Matty Bird was the star of the show as Theakston Nidderdale Division One’s bottom side Spofforth stunned title-chasing Masham.

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Going home: ICC Trophy-winning captain Sarfaraz Ahmed.
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Yorkshire v Northants: Blow for Yorkshire as Sarfaraz Ahmed recalled by Pakistan

YORKSHIRE director of cricket Martyn Moxon has spoken of his frustration after overseas player Sarfaraz Ahmed’s time at the county was cut short.

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Tim Bresnan celebrates one of six wickets he took in last Friday's win over Lancashire (Picture:

Sell-out Roses match gives Tim Bresnan taste for T20’s city format

TIM BRESNAN believes that the new city-based T20 competition will accelerate cricket’s appeal and lead to more Roses-type atmospheres in the future.

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Skipper George Ross carried his bat to guide Harrogate CC to victory at Hull. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate chase down hefty total to claim victory at Hull

Harrogate CC’s batsmen chased down a sizeable target to secure a fine eight-wicket win at Hull in ECB Yorkshire Premier League North.

Yorkshire's vice captain Tim Bresnan was unable to repeat his six-wicket haul from Friday night

Yorkshire Vikings suffer defeat to Leicestershire Foxes to leave T20 Blast quarter-final hopes in balance

Yorkshire Vikings failed to back up their Roses victory as they lost to Leicestershire Foxes by four wickets with two balls remaining in the T20 Blast.

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Tim Bresnan celebrates one of the six wickets he took against Lancashire. (Picture:

Yorkshire Vikings v Lancashire Lightning: Bresnan points Yorkshire towards Roses win

ON THE 40th anniversary of his 100th first-class hundred, Headingley rose again to Geoffrey Boycott, who was paraded during the interval of last night’s Roses match.

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The Yorkshire Diamonds squad for 2017

Yorkshire Diamonds impress in Kia Super League opening triumph over Lancashire Thunder

Two half-century partnerships at either end of the Yorkshire innings set up a resounding Kia Super League win by 28 runs over Lancashire at Headingley.


Tale of the century: How Yorkshire cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott hit the magic number

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Geoffrey Boycott’s 100th hundred. Chris Waters looks back at the Yorkshireman’s unique love affair with scoring centuries.

Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom leaves the field at North Marine Road, Scarborough, for the last time to a guard of honour (Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Yorkshire left looking over their shoulder

YORKSHIRE first-team coach Andrew Gale wondered prior to the match whether Essex might “choke” under the pressure of leading the County Championship table.

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Yorkshire's Harry Brook in action against Essex (Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Yorkshire thrashed inside two days at Scarborough

Essex are closing in on a two-day win over Yorkshire at Scarborough after being set a target of 33 at tea.

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Ross Sedgely smashed an unbeaten ton to help Beckwithshaw CC to Waddilove Cup glory

Beckwithshaw triumph over Bilton in Waddilove Cup final

Centuries from George Myers and Ross Sedgley guided Beckwithshaw CC to victory over local rivals Bilton in the final of the Airedale & Wharfedale League’s Waddilove Cup.

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Dave Foster starred for Harrogate CC to help them earn a cup final place. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate beat Academy to secure place in Knockout Cup final

Harrogate CC secured their place in the final of the Yorkshire Leagues Knockout Cup when they beat Yorkshire Academy by 21 runs.

Helperby celebrate a wicket for Dan Marston, centre, during Saturday's victory over Spofforth. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: Masham up to second after five wins on the bounce

Five successive victories have taken Masham up to second place in the Theakston Nidderdale League Division One table, just five points behind leaders Ouseburn.

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Five wickets from Toby Jacklin helped Collingham & Linton to a long-overdue victory

Aire-Wharfe League: A win at last for struggling Collingham

Collingham & Linton won for the first time in almost two months to climb off the foot of the Airedale & Wharfedale Division One table.

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Kallen Bond top-scored with just 31 as Harrogate CC were soundly beaten by title rivals York. Picture: Caught Light Photography

‘Gate title hopes dented by comprehensive loss to York

Harrogate CC’s hopes of defending their ECB Yorkshire Premier League North crown were dented significantly when they suffered a comprehensive defeat to title rivals York.

Sessay captain Mark Wilkie, who scored 66 and took a hat-trick in the quarter-finals win on Sunday (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

National Village Cup holders Sessay advance to semi-finals courtesy of captain heroics

Sessay are one step away from a return to the Home of Cricket – 12 months after winning the National Village Cup at Lord’s.

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Kallen Bond and George Ross embrace after the overseas ace took a wicket on Saturday (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

007-for! Harrogate CC skipper hails Shane Warne-like spell by overseas ace Bond in Yorkshire League North

Harrogate captain George Ross likened a mesmeric spell of bowling from overseas star Kallen Bond to Australian great Shane Warne following Saturday’s thrilling win over Easingwold.

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Yorkshire sign Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 Blast as cover for Peter Handscomb

YORKSHIRE have signed Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 subject to him obtaining a visa.
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Tom Crostons unbeaten half-century guided Birstwith to victory at Burton Leonard (Picture: Caught Light Photography)

Nidderdale League: Ouseburn and Birstwith continue to set the pace


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Mitchell Hearn smashed a ton for Dacre Banks, but his efforts were not enough to save his side from defeat to Bishop Thornton (Picture: Caught Light Photography)

Nidderdale League: Rehman snares six wickets to ensure Blubberhouses assume leadership


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