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‘Big Billy’ brought in to help Yorkshire land elusive T20 silverware

THEY call him “Big Billy” – and for obvious reasons.

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

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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Cheteshwar Pujara: The India batsman is returning for a second spell with Yorkshire. (Picture: Tony Johnson)

Video: Yorkshire enhance firepower with return of Indian Test star Cheteshwar Pujara

YORKSHIRE can boast three of the world’s top-six batsmen after re-signing India’s Cheteshwar Pujara.

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GOING DOWN: England's Joe Root leads his players off the pitch after defeat in the opening Ashes Test match at The Gabba in Brisbane. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

Chris Waters – The Verdict: The Ashes tour that went from bad to worse ...

FROM THE Ben Stokes incident to Joe Root ending the series in hospital, the Ashes was disastrous from start to finish.

England's Joe Root pulls through mid-wicket on day one at the SCG. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

Chris Waters – The Ashes: Time for Root to get tough on himself in order to match Test peers

ONCE AGAIN, Joe Root passed 50 but failed to reach 100.

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Yorkshire's Jack Brooks successfully appeals taking a wicket against Surrey at Headingley earlier this year. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA.

Rhythm crucial for Yorkshire’s Jack Brooks to find right strike rate again

Yorkshire strike bowler Jack Brooks is confident he can return to the sort of form that saw him take 60-plus wickets a year and helped the team win successive county championships.

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England's Joe Root walks from the field after defeat during day five of the Ashes Test match at the WACA Ground, Perth. (Pictures: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire)

Chris Waters - The Ashes: Numbers do not lie as England begin soul searching

SACK the captain. Sack the coach. Sack the players. Sack the backroom staff. Sack the tea lady. Sack the tea lady’s cat. Sack the tea lady’s cat’s cousin.

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England's Gary Ballance

The Ashes: Patient Gary Ballance awaits Ashes call

YORKSHIRE captain Gary Ballance insists that he is in “a good place” despite being a spectator on England’s Ashes tour.

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Yorkshire's coaching duo of Martyn Moxon and Andrew Gale will take the team to South Africa next March (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Change of scenery as Yorkshire choose to hone their preparations in South Africa

YORKSHIRE County Cricket Club are heading to South Africa for their pre-season tour.

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Jonny Bairstow says England still have 'three chances to put things right' in Australia (Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire).

The Ashes: We still believe we can do something special, insists Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow

JONNY BAIRSTOW is confident England can finally put all the off-pitch distractions behind them in order to hit back against Australia and go on to retain The Ashes.

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Kane Williamson is returning to Yorkshire for almost two months of the 2018 season (Picture: Alex Whitehead/

‘Cool, calm and collected’ Kane Williamson returns to Yorkshire for 2018

MARTYN MOXON says Kane Williamson will prove a “perfect fit” for Yorkshire after the New Zealand captain agreed to return to Headingley for a fourth spell.

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LONG-SERVING: Adil Rashid. Picture: John Clifton/

Adil Rashid insists ‘plenty more’ in the tank after earning Yorkshire benefit year in 2018

YORKSHIRE have awarded leg-spinner Adil Rashid a benefit for next year.

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TAKE THAT: Australia's Shaun Marsh hits a six during day two of the Ashes Test match at the Adelaide Oval. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

Chris Waters: How unfancied trio are helping to spare blushes of Australia’s ‘moron’ selectors

“MORONS masquerading as mentors.”

ALL DAY AND ALL OF THE NIGHT: Adelaide Oval, where England and Australia will meet next. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

CricketTalk Podcast - The Ashes: Who does Adelaide day-night Test favour the most?

AS ENGLAND and captain Joe Root lick their wounds after a 10-wicket defeat at The Gabba, Chris Waters and host Phil Harrison look back at where things went wrong in Brisbane

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BIG HITTER: Yorkshire's Adam Lyth hit a domestic T20 record score of 161 against Northamptonshire last season as Yorkshire set a record total of 260-4 in a 124-run win. Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Video: No stone left unturned as Yorkshire Vikings target T20 success

HOW DID the universe come into being? How long is a piece of string? When is a headbutt not a headbutt?

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The Ashes: Let battle commence.

CricketTalk - Ashes Podcast: Can Yorkshire’s Joe Root lead England to victory over Australia?

AS cricket’s two great rivals prepare to go toe-to-toe once more Down Under, we take time out to preview England’s bid to retain the Ashes against Australia.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance walks off after being dismissed during Yorkshire's second innings at Essex, the team all out for 74 - their lowerst first-class total since 1999.. Picture: Steven Paston/PA

Season Review: Numbers don’t add up as Yorkshire fall well short of objectives

WRITING a Yorkshire end-of-season review in recent times has largely consisted of patting people on the back and regurgitating phrases such as “bulging trophy cabinet” and “dynasty of success”.

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Yorkshire's Ben Coad celebrates dismissing Warwickshire's Dominic Sibley. (Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Yorkshire v Warwickshire: Ruthless streak is needed for Yorkshire to prevail

IN THE words of the late Bruce Forsyth: “Good game, good game.”

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Ouseburn celebrate their title success. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: Ouseburn crowned champions

Ouseburn were crowned Theakston Nidderdale League champions for the second year in succession after beating local rivals West Tanfield on the final day of the 2017 season.

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Beckwithshaw CC celebrate winning the league after beating North Leeds. Picture: Steve Riding

Aire-Wharfe League: ‘Shaw seal back-to-back titles on final day

Beckwithshaw CC wrapped up a second consecutive Airedale & Wharfedale Division One title when they beat North Leeds in their final game of 2017.

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