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Third Test: Johnny Bairstow on England prospects

Jonny Bairstow admitted England had been outplayed by India as they battle to stay in the third Test at Mohali.

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India captain Virat Kohli, right, reacts as England captain Alastair Cook is bowled

Third Test, day three, close: England heading for defeat in Mohali

England appeared to be losing their battle to stay in with a chance of series success after Ravindra Jadeja and Ravi Ashwin helped India dominate day three of the third Test.

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England's Ben Stokes, left, and Joe Root celebrate the dismissal of India's Murli Vijay.

Third Test, day two: Rashid helps England hit back

Two moments of brilliance in the field dragged England back into the equation on day two of the third Test against India.

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16-year-old cricketer Max Chappell and 11-year-old boxer Abby Briggs.

Briggs and Chappell are the latest stars in the making at Hunslet Club

THE HUNSLET Club have been accustomed to sporting success over recent years.

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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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England's Chris Woakes (Picture: Richard Sellers/PA Wire).

Chris Woakes calls for clarity to avoid any sticky situations

Chris Woakes insists England will carry on sucking sweets during Test matches, despite the furore over Faf du Plessis’s fine for ball-tampering.

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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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GOTCHA: India's Mohammed Shami, left, celebrates the dismissal of England's Joe Root, right, on the last day in Visakhapatnam. Picture: AP/Aijaz Rahi.

Case for the defence: Alastair Cook defends blocking tactics after England capitulate to India

Alastair Cook has defended England’s ‘blockathon’ tactics which fell short against India and have attracted criticism from opposite number Virat Kohli.

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Indias Ravindra Jadeja, left, and Wriddhiman Saha celebrate the dismissal of Englands Alastair Cook (Picture: Aijaz Rahi/AP).

India v England: Tourists remain defiant despite Alastair Cook’s last-ball dismissal

Stuart Broad bowled almost 30 overs with a strained tendon in his right foot in the second Test against India – and is hoping his efforts may yet help salvage a stalemate.

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England face a long battle to save the second Test (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

India v England: Virat Kohli’s brilliance takes game away from tourists

England fought back with bat and ball but were still bracing themselves for an improbable rearguard in the second Test as India took their lead to 298 on day three.

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Will Nicola Adams get your vote at the Leeds Sports Awards 2017? (Picture: PA)

Leeds Sports Awards 2017: City’s sporting stars ready to shine at the First Direct Arena

SIX OLYMPIANS will do battle with Yorkshire and England cricketing star Jonnny Bairstow to be named Sportsman of the Year as the 2017 Leeds Sports Awards come to the city’s First Direct Arena for the first time.

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FIGHT ON: England assistant coach Paul Farbrace (left), with Yorkshire's Adil Rashid.

Tough it out: Paul Farbrace calls on England’s batsman to show more fight

England’s batsmen are under orders to show more “fight” after a costly session put them in big trouble against India on day two in the second Test.

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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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Gale’s sure he can fill Gillespie’s big boots

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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LEADING FROM THE FRONT: England's cricket captain Alastair Cook raises his bat and helmet after scoring a century on the fifth day against India in Rajkot. Picture: AP/Rafiq Maqbool

India v England: Proud captain Alastair Cook adamant England are serious contenders

Alastair Cook believes England’s “brilliant performance” in Rajkot proves they have a realistic chance of winning a second successive series in India.

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