Chris Waters: Ballance left with nothing to lose in latest big Test

MY FAVOURITE cricketing quote of 2017 so far came from the lips of Gary Ballance.

England captain Joe Root leads his team out with Jonny Bairstow for the final day of the test match at Headingley against the West Indies.

Headingley proves just the ticket for 2018

YORKSHIRE CCC say they are “blown away” by “unprecedented” ticket sales for their international matches next summer at a critical time for Headingley’s future.

Ben Coad: Scooped the player of the year awards at Headingley. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Pace prospect Ben Coad takes clean sweep of Yorkshire awards

YORKSHIRE CCC sent out a press release last night announcing that Ben Coad had won all three of the club’s major end-of-season awards, which were presented at Elland Road.

Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

True ‘all-rounders’ soon likely to be thing of past, says Yorkshire’s Arthur

MARK ARTHUR believes that only a handful of cricketers will be playing both red and white-ball cricket in a few years’ time and predicted that more youngsters will gravitate towards the T20 cash cow.

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Andrew Gale has the backing of chief executive Mark Arthur.
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Wake-up call must produce positive response at Yorkshire CCC

YORKSHIRE’s misfiring stars will be given another chance next summer.

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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FRUSTRATING TIMES: Yorkshire first-team coach Andrew Gale. Picture by Allan McKenzie/

Andrew Gale refuses to quit as inquest begins on Yorkshire’s sorry season

ANDREW GALE has said that he will not quit as Yorkshire first-team coach and blamed senior players for the club’s poor season.

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Video: Recalled Gary Ballance intent on proving he belongs in Test arena for England

GARY BALLANCE is determined to put to bed once and for all any argument as to whether he is good enough to play international cricket after being named in England’s Ashes squad.

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BAD ENDING: Yorkshire's Andy Hodd is dismissed by Essex's Simon Harmer as Yorkshire collapsed to 74 all out. Picture: Steven Paston/PA

The Verdict: ‘Embarrassing’ Yorkshire save their worst for last to dismay of coach Gale

YORKSHIRE’s season ended in fitting fashion - with a dismal batting performance.

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Kraigg Brathwaite endured another disappointment for Yorkshire being dismissed for four against Essex yesterday following innings of 18 and 17 on his debut (Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire).

Essex v Yorkshire: White Rose slump to season’s low versus champions

HAVING guaranteed their First Division survival on the opening day, the pressure is off Yorkshire to some extent at Chelmsford.

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RELIEF: Yorkshire first-team coach, Andrew Gale.
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Essex v Yorkshire: Survival leads Andrew Gale to call for positive finish to season

YORKSHIRE will be playing in Division One of the County Championship next year.

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Yorkshire's Jack Leaning.

Yorkshire eye Essex scalp in bid to beat the drop

ANDREW GALE has admitted that it would have been a tall order for Yorkshire to go to county champions Essex needing a victory to preserve their First Division status.

Yorkshire coach breathes a sigh of relief after his side defeated Warwickshire. Picture by Allan McKenzie/

Yorkshire coach Andrew Gale relieved after ‘massive’ Headingley win over Warwickshire

ANDREW GALE confessed to feelings of deja vu after Yorkshire gained a vital victory in their relegation fight.

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Yorkshires Steve Patterson celebrates trapping Warwickshires Jonathan Trott lbw at Headingley yesterday as he took 4-46 (Picture: Dave Williams/

Season’s best from Patterson provides reminder

WORD HAS it that Steve Patterson was not necessarily going to play in this game.

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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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Yorkshire's Matthew Fisher is congratulated on taking 5 wickets in the innings against Warwickshire.

Headingley (Day 1 report): Yorkshire defiant as Fisher nets five wickets

ONE MAN’s loss is another man’s gain.

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No Headingley hurrah for Yorkshire’s Ryan Sidebottom as injury bites

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM has played his last match at Headingley after injury ruled him out of Yorkshire’s final home game of the season.

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Yorkshire's Shaun Marsh.

Yorkshire grind out draw to earn vital points in relegation battle

WHERE’s that chap with the crossbow when you need him?

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Yorkshire batsman Alex Lees on the drive

RECAP: Surrey v Yorkshire (day four) - Analysis and commentary from The Oval

YORKSHIRE batted for the whole of the fourth and final day at The Oval to earn a draw against hosts Surrey.
Yorkshire's Andrew Hodd.

Surrey v Yorkshire: Hodd digs in to raise Yorkshire hopes of a draw

UNDER normal circumstances, a Yorkshire first-innings score of 394 would represent cause for some celebration.

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