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Raising the bar: Alex Lees keen to develop in order to hit ground running in 2017

ALEX LEES may be eyeing warmer climes in the New Year but do not think for one moment that it is anything to do with soaking up some welcome winter sun.

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GOTCHA: Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom celebrates dismissing Nottinghamshire's Steven Mullaney at Scarborough in August this year. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

We’ll be back: Ryan Sidebottom adamant title agony will fuel desire for 2017 bid

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM believes the pain of missing out on a hat-trick of County Championships will only help inspire Yorkshire in their quest to reclaim the title next summer.

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Andrew Gale at his unveiling as the new head coach of Yorkshire County Cricket Club. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Weekend Interview: Whirlwind year and roller-coaster ride leads Andrew Gale to top job at Yorkshire

ANDREW GALE entered 2016 hoping to captain Yorkshire to a hat-trick of County Championships on the back of one of his best years as a player.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance hits out against Nottinghamshire at Scarborough earlier this year. 
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Meet Gary Ballance - All you need to know about Yorkshire’s new captain ...

Yorkshire today announced the appointment of England international Gary Ballance as their new club captain.

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LEADING THE WAY: Gary Ballance is Yorkshire's new first-team captain.

CricketTalk: Gary Ballance the ‘chosen one’ at Yorkshire | Can England salvage pride in Chennai?

GARY BALLANCE has been chosen as the man to succeed Andrew Gale as captain of Yorkshire, the former skipper himself succeeding Jason Gillespie as first-team coach only last month.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance celebrates his century against Middlesex at Scarborough earlier this summer. He has been named the county's new captain across all three formats. (Picture: SWPix.com)

The Chosen One: Yorkshire captaincy too good to turn down for honoured batsman Ballance

GARY BALLANCE has described the chance to captain Yorkshire as “impossible to turn down”.

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FAMILIAR FACE: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan with Andrew Gale. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Bresnan gives his backing to former boss Cook

ALASTAIR COOK’s future as captain is under the microscope after England’s Test series defeat in India, but Tim Bresnan insists that he is still the right man to lead the team.

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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth.
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Leading man: Adam Lyth happy to lead from the top and the front for beloved Yorkshire

There is a rich history of left-handed batsman spearheading Yorkshire to honours.

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Headingley Cricket Ground, where Yorkshire will start their season on April 7 next year. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

CricketTalk: Yorkshire’s 2017 fixtures revealed | England look to get even in India

YORKSHIRE’s first-ever floodlit County Championship fixture will take place in June next year when Andrew Gale’s side entertain Surrey at Headingley.

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New head coach Andrew Gale and the Yorkshire squad will look to wrestle back the County Championship crown next season (Pic: SWpix.com)

Season’s greetings: Everything you need to know about who, where and when Yorkshire will play in 2017

ANDREW GALE is relishing the prospect of Yorkshire’s first County Championship match under floodlights.

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Wanted: Adil Rashid key to coach Andrew Gale’s 2017 plans for Yorkshire CCC

ANDREW GALE insists that Yorkshire have drawn a line under Adil Rashid’s controversial request to miss last season’s County Championship title decider.

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Andrew Gale, left, with director of cricket, Martyn Moxon (R) as he is announced as the new head coach for Yorkshire CCC. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

CricketTalk - Captain Andrew Gale steps up to fill Jason Gillespie’s big shoes ...

IT’S proved to be a big week for Yorkshire CCC after they finally announced a successor to head coach Jason Gillespie.

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VIDEO: Continuity key factor as Andrew Gale is elevated to Yorkshire CCC head coach

ANDREW GALE is confident that he can fill the big shoes vacated by Jason Gillespie and rise to the challenge of coaching the Yorkshire first team.

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Chris Waters: Elevation of Andrew Gale at Yorkshire could be the perfect fit ... again

ON the one hand, it is something of a calculated gamble.

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Andrew Gale is pictured as he is announced as the new head coach for Yorkshire CCC. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

How Twitter reacted to Andrew Gale’s appointment as Yorkshire’s new first-team coach ...

ANDREW GALE will go down as one of Yorkshire’s most successful post-war captains, having led the county to back-to-back County Championship titles during his six-year tenure as captain.

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Video: Andrew Gale appointed as first-team coach at Yorkshire CCC

ANDREW GALE said the chance to become coach of Yorkshire CCC was “too good to turn down” after being announced as the successor to Jason Gillespie.

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Yorkshire CCC director of cricket, Martyn Moxon 
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“100 per cent right” - Martyn Moxon confirms successor to Jason Gillespie at Yorkshire has been found

YORKSHIRE County Cricket Club will announce their new first-team coach on Monday.

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Andrew Gale, pictured immediately after Yorkshire had missed out on a County Championship hat-trick, is considering his future as Yorkshire captain (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Yorkshire CCC faithful should not write off Andrew Gale, urges Alex Lees

ALEX LEES has urged Andrew Gale to remain as Yorkshire captain – and insists he is the best man to lead the Tykes in their quest to reclaim the County Championship in 2017.

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Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale and first team coach Jason Gillespie celebrate with the County Championship trophy in 2014. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Weekend Interview - Jason Gillespie: ‘I’ve had a great ride and loved every minute’

JASON GILLESPIE believes that Yorkshire under-achieved slightly during his golden period as first-team coach and predicted that a new voice in charge will spur the club to even greater heights.

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LISTEN - CricketTalk: Review of Yorkshire CCC’s 2016 season

IN the end, it was a case of so nearly for Yorkshire CCC during 2016.

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