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Yorkshire chief brands prize money in cricket ‘a joke’

YORKSHIRE chairman Steve Denison has branded the prize money in county cricket as “a joke”.

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Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root will miss Yorkshire's start to the season. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow ruled out of Yorkshire’s opening County Championship games

YORKSHIRE will be without England’s Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow for their first two County Championship matches, but they will have new overseas signing Peter Handscomb available from the start of the season.

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Ryan Sidebottom will retire at the end of the season

Sidebottom to call time on 20-year career

Yorkshire seamer Ryan Sidebottom has announced his decision to retire from all forms of cricket at the end of the 2017 season.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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England's Joe Root celebrates his double century against Pakistan. (Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Chris Waters: Joe Root will adopt a bold new approach in charge of England

TO the names of Lord Hawke, Stanley Jackson, Rony Stanyforth, Norman Yardley, Len Hutton, Brian Close, Raymond Illingworth, Geoffrey Boycott and Michael Vaughan can be added that of Joe Root.

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Gary Ballance is Yorkshire's new skipper

Ballance is named new Tykes skipper

Yorkshire County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that Gary Ballance has been appointed as Club captain.

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Yorkshire's new shirts, modelled by Jack Brooks and Tim Bresnan

Yorkshire reveal new kits ahead of 2017 campaign

Yorkshire County Cricket Club today launched their brand new playing shirts for the NatWest T20 Blast and Specsavers County Championship competitions in 2017.

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Andrew Gale.

Andrew Gale: It’s time to take stock after a draining Championship season

THINGS are still a little bit raw after what happened to us at Yorkshire in our final game of the County Championship season against Middlesex at Lord’s last week, if I am being honest.

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Yorkshire's departing coach Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie’s exit will not slow Yorkshire’s progress – Martyn Moxon

MARTYN MOXON believes that Yorkshire will continue to be successful despite the departure of first team coach Jason Gillespie as he steps up the search for the Australian’s replacement.

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Video: Emotional Andrew Gale to consider role as Yorkshire captain

ANDREW GALE said he will consider his position as captain after Yorkshire failed in their attempt to win a hat-trick of Championships.

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Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones celebrates after taking the wicket of Yorkshire's Andy Hodd.

Yorkshire fall short in Lord’s pursuit of hat-trick

IT was a picture-perfect day at Lord’s.

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Captain Andrew Gale puts blame on batting problems as champions dethroned

AN emotional Andrew Gale criticised Yorkshire’s batting and the ECB’s decision to block Jonny Bairstow representing the county following yesterday’s dramatic final day at Lord’s.

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Video: Yorkshire’s Tim Bresnan takes the positives despite Lord’s dismay

TIM BRESNAN believes Yorkshire’s squad can take heart from a gutsy performance after the County Championship title slipped through their hands on a dramatic final day at Lord’s.

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Tim Bresnan will be looking for wickets on Friday after rescuing Yorkshire's title hopes yesterday.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: As it happened

Yorkshire missed out on a third straight County Championship title on a thrilling final day against Middlesex at Lord's.
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Tim Bresnan is embraced by Azeem Rafiq after reaching his century for Yorkshire against Middlesex (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Tim Bresnan ensures champions’ hat-trick hopes are kept alive

IF Tim Bresnan was a stick of seaside rock, the word “Yorkshire” would run through it from top to bottom.

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Azeem Rafiq and Tim Bresnan celebrated milestones in the morning session

Yorkshire v Middlesex (day three) - As it happened...

Yorkshire ensured a thrilling final day of the County Championship season awaits tomorrow after moving into a commanding position against Middlesex at Lord's.
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Yorkshire's first team coach Jason Gillespie and Ryan Sidebottom look dejected on the balcony at Lords.

Bresnan leads defiant Yorkshire in pursuit of testing Lord’s target

SLOWLY but surely, the picture is becoming clearer.

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Yorkshires Tim Bresnan celebrates trapping Middlesexs John Simpson lbw in the sides crucial County Championship match at Lords (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Ex-Leeds student Nick Gubbins poses questions for champions

THERE are those who feel that England director of cricket Andrew Strauss has already done his bit to thwart Yorkshire’s bid for a third successive title by denying the club permission to play Jonny Bairstow in this match.

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Darren Lehmann goes on the attack for Yorkshire against Durham.

Bygones: The day Darren Lehmann eclipsed Don Bradman but bowed out with George Hirst in sight

FAREWELLS do not come any fonder than Darren Lehmann’s for Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow, in action for England earlier this yearPicture: Adam Davy/PA

Yorkshire hit out at ECB after Jonny Bairstow refused permission to play in Lord’s title showdown

YORKSHIRE have launched a strongly worded attack on the England and Wales Cricket Board after they were refused permission to play Jonny Bairstow in their County Championship title showdown against Middlesex.

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