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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: SWPix.com)

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

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.

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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.

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

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/SWPix.com)

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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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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Yorkshire legend, Fred Trueman.

Chris Waters: Declining on-field standards lack the wit of Fiery Fred

WHEN I wrote a biography of Fred Trueman a few years ago I had to make a decision on the subject of swearing.

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Yorkshire's team huddle as Somerset's opening batsman come out for the start of their second innings at Scarborough.

VIDEO - Yorkshire v Somerset: Depleted hosts struggle to gain advantage at Scarborough

THERE was no more ironic sight at Scarborough on Wednesday than that of a fielder wearing a white floppy sunhat with the number 70 on his back.

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How the new stand should look

Stand and deliver: Headingley facelift given £10m boost

HEADINGLEY stadium is to be renamed Emerald Headingley Stadium after Yorkshire and Leeds Rhinos secured a naming rights deal believed to be worth around £10m.

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Martyn Moxon and first-team coach Andrew Gale study the pink balls used this week at Headingley against Surrey.Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Pink-ball experiment should be given one more chance, says Yorkshire’s Andrew Gale

YORKSHIRE first-team coach Andrew Gale has admitted that he is no fan of the pink ball and has questioned whether it had any impact on crowd numbers at Headingley.

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Jack Brooks fires in a delivery against Surrey at Headingley.

BLOG: Yorkshire v Surrey - Day Two at Headingley - As It Happened

DESPITE losing several hours’ play to the weather, Surrey strengthened their grip on proceedings against Yorkshire on day two at Headingley.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance in action.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Poor batting cost us, admits Gale after Lord’s defeat

THE LONGEST day of the year certainly felt like it for Yorkshire, who suffered a taxing defeat at the home of cricket.

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Harry Brook, pictured with former Yorkshire player and legendary Test umpire Dickie Bird.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Harry Brook looks part at Lord’s but visitors struggle

SOME teenagers would be fazed by making their County Championship debut at the home of cricket.

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Fast bowler Steve Patterson got Yorkshire on the board against Middlesex.

Yorkshire made to feel the heat at Lord’s by Middlesex

IT WAS hot enough in the ‘soft south’ yesterday for a Yorkshireman to think about taking off his coat, or at least loosening the scarf around his neck.

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One for the future: Batsman Harry Brook, pictured with Dickie Bird, has impressed with the Seconds and is with the Yorkshire squad for tomorrows Championship match at Lords. (Picture: Yorkshire CCC)

Enjoyment is key for Yorkshire new boy Harry Brook as he looks to follow Joe Root example

Newly-contracted Yorkshire batsman Harry Brook has said that he feels no pressure to become ‘the next Joe Root’ following his signing as a junior professional last week.

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Yorkshire CCC's Ryan Sidebottom

Yorkshire ace Sidebottom’s charity aim

After an injury-hit start to 2017, Ryan Sidebottom’s swansong season is finally up and running, yet it is not just on the pitch that the Yorkshire cricketer has big plans.

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Yorkshire celebrate victory at Taunton.

Yorkshire pull off battling victory at Taunton

IT WAS a day that summed up why Yorkshire have been the strongest side in County Championship cricket in recent years and why Somerset are facing a relegation fight.

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Ryan Sidebottom is scourge of Somerset as Yorkshire secure narrow win

Ryan Sidebottom finished with match figures of eight for 115 as Yorkshire pulled off a nerve-tingling three-run Specsavers County Championship win over Somerset at Taunton.

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