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Howzat? Yorkshire and Leeds top charts for sales of cricket equipment

An online sports retailer has revealed that Yorkshire customers are placing the majority of UK orders for cricket equipment.
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THE 1986-87 ENGLAND CRICKET TEAM LINE UP BEFORE LEAVING FOR AUSTRALIA AND THE ASHES TOUR. FROM LEFT: BACK ROW: LAURIE BROWN (PHYSIO) BRUCE FRENCH, WILF SLACK, PHILLIP DE FREITAS, CHRIS BROAD, JAMES WHITAKER,GLADSTONE SMALL, JACK RICHARDS, BILL ATHEY, PETER AUSTEN (SCORER) FRONT ROW: MICKEY STEWART (TEAM MANAGER) NEIL FOSTER, IAN BOTHAM, DAVID GOWER, MIKE GATTING, Peter Lush, JOHN EMBUREY (V-CAPT), PHIL EDMONDS, ALLAN LAMB, GRAHAM DILLEY.

Ashes 2017-18: Bygones - How Gatting’s England defied expectations at The Gabba

WOOLLOONGABBA woes have bedevilled England for many a year, but there was one magnificent interlude in November 1986.

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Steve Pitts, project manager for Caddick Construction Ltd, and a Castleford Tigers fan, surveys work being carried out at Emerald Headingley Stadium. PIC: James Hardisty

Minimum disruption for cricket and rugby fans pledges Emerald Headingley project manager

RUGBY AND cricket fans face the prospect of watching their sport in a building site next year.

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Video: Next generation determined to help Yorkshire back to the top

WHEN Tom Kohler-Cadmore returned to the Yorkshire fold in the middle of the 2017 season, it brought together again two of the shining lights from the club’s youth system during the last 10 years.

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STAR TURNS: Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Ben Coad, right, show off Yorkshire's new T20 strip for the 2018 season. Picture: SWPix.com/YCCC

Competition: Win signed Yorkshire 2018 T20 and Championship shirts

Today sees Yorkshire CCC launch new kits for the 2018 season in the County Championship and Twenty20.

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HELPING HAND: England's captain Joe Root (right) talks to Stuart Broad (left) and James Anderson, centre. Picture: Nigel French/PA

The Ashes (video): Anderson glad to offer helping hand as key advisor to Root

Joe Root will have a willing vice-captain if he decides to replace the absent Ben Stokes with James Anderson for the fast-approaching Ashes series.

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England's James Anderson, right. Picture: PA.

James Anderson confident England can erase ‘rustiness’ before opening Ashes Test

James Anderson finished England’s drawn Ashes tour opener against a Western Australia XI with a spring in his step and four hard-earned wickets.

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Freddie Flintoff.

Big interview: Andrew Flintoff

As former cricket star Andrew Flintoff prepares to make his musical debut in Leeds next week, Chris Bond talked to him about the perils of life after sport.

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BACK IN THE FRAME: Gary Ballance in action for England at Lord's earlier this year. Picture: Nigel French/PA

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.

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England's Moeen Ali. Picture: Nigel French/PA

The Ashes: Injury leaves Moeen Ali left with little Test preparation time

Steven Finn and Moeen Ali will both miss the first two tour matches of England’s Ashes campaign after scans on their respective knee and side injuries.

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England's captain Joe Root, right, talks to Stuart Broad, left, and James Anderson.. Picture: Nigel French/PA

The Ashes: Root close to making call on his new Test deputy

Joe Root will have a new tour deputy in place as his vice-captain in time for the first Ashes Test.

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England's Mark Stoneman: Determined to take Ashes chance.

Stoneman aims to make most of Ashes chance as injuries hit England

Steven Finn and Moeen Ali will both miss England’s first Ashes warm-up match after injury scares.

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IN OR OUT? Ben Stokes (centre) speaks with Joe Root and head coach Trevor Bayliss at Edgbaston earlier this year. Picture: Tim Goode/PA

The Ashes: Bayliss planning for life Down Under without Stokes

England coach Trevor Bayliss has written off any likelihood that Ben Stokes will play a part in this winter’s Ashes.

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The Ashes: Joe Root still in dark over Stokes’s prospects

Ben Stokes’ Ashes prospects remain unfathomable to Joe Root despite the latest revelations about the all-rounder’s arrest on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm.

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The cast of Fat Friends the Musical enjoying fish and chips at The Fisherman's Wife, Headingley.
From the left, Freddie Flintoff, Sam Bailey, Jonathan Halliwell and Natasha Hamilton.

Andrew Flintoff pops into Leeds chippy ahead of musical debut

There are just two weeks to go until a new musical starring former England cricket hero Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff premieres at the theatre in Leeds.

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Jonny Bairstow.

Bairstow happy to move up to No6 if Stokes is unavailable for Ashes

YORKSHIRE’s Jonny Bairstow would be happy to move up the batting order for this winter’s Ashes series if Ben Stokes is unavailable.

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Catch of the day: Members of Carlton Bolling Colleges girls cricket team with coach Zaheer Jaffary. (JPress).

The Bradford schoolgirls pushing the boundaries in cricket

A Yorkshire cricket team made up of Muslim schoolgirls has overcome barriers to become champions and role models. Chris Bond went to find out more about their remarkable story.

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England's captain Joe Root (right) talks to Stuart Broad (left) and James Anderson. Picture: Nigel French/PA

Vaughan claims captain Joe Root might require Ashes ‘mind games’

YORKSHIRE’S Joe Root may have to “con” England into believing they can win the Ashes without talisman Ben Stokes, according to Michael Vaughan.

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Demolition of the stand between Leeds Rhinos rugby ground and Yorkshire County Cricket Club HQ at Headingey. PIC: James Hardisty

£40m funding confirmed for Headingley Stadium redevelopment

THE MYSTERY backer helping fund the multi-million pound redevelopment of Headingley Stadium has been revealed as insurance and investment management group Legal & General.

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The redevelopment has begun to take shape at Headingley

Financial company revealed as Headingley South Stand backers

Financial services giant Legal & General has confirmed it is funding the multi-million pound redevelopment of Leeds' Headingley Stadium.

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