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India v England: England’s Hales left sidelined with hand injury

England opener Alex Hales will miss the remainder of England’s limited-overs tour of India with a broken right hand and is also touch and go for next month’s trip to the West Indies.

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CATCH ME IF YOU CAN: India's Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world, with his chief rivals - Kane Williamson, Steve Smith and Joe Root - having lotsof ground to make up.

Chris Waters: How do you stop Virat Kohli? Er, well you can’t ...

THE ARGUMENTS can now be put to bed.

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England's Jos Buttler (right) and captain Eoin Morgan celebrate  victory over Sri Lanka at the Ageas Bowl last July. Picture: Chris Ison/PA

India v England: ‘Fantastic leader’ Eoin Morgan backed to be big hitter again

Jos Buttler hailed England captain Eoin Morgan as a “revolutionary” in a ringing endorsement of his leadership ahead of the second one-day international against India.

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Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com.  An aerial view of Headingley stadium during the first floodlit match.

‘We’re staying in Leeds’ insist Yorkshire cricket bosses after stadium future speculation

The boss of Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) insists Headingley WILL remain the home of cricket in the county, after questions over the funding of a major stadium redevelopment led to speculation about the future of the game in Leeds.

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England's Ben Stokes is aiming to hone his one-day game in the IPL this year. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

India v England: Ben Stokes hopes to feel benefit of spell in IPL

Ben Stokes is the latest England cricketer to set his heart on a spell in the Indian Premier League and believes the experience could help take him to the next level.

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England and Yorkshire's Joe Root. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Yorkshire CCC’s Joe Root ready, willing and able for England’s ODI battle with India

JOE ROOT is due to be available for the start of England’s one-day international series against India after the birth of his son.

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Tim Bresnan, in T20 action for Yorkshire Vikings against Durham Jets earlier this year. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire CCC could reap the benefits from Tim Bresnan’s latest Big Bash adventure

TIM BRESNAN is hoping that his second taste of the Australian Big Bash League will benefit Yorkshire as they aim to win English cricket’s T20 tournament for the first time.

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Yorkshire land their man Handscomb for 2017

YORKSHIRE have signed Australian batsman Peter Handscomb as their overseas player for 2017.

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JASON GILLESPIE: Gets first taste of international coaching alongside Justin Langer in T20 series against Sri Lanka.  Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Former Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie back on international stage for Australia

FORMER Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie will join the Australia coaching staff as an assistant for February’s Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka.

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SETTING NEW TARGETS: Alex Lees, above in action against Durham, is aiming to force his way into England contention. Pictures: SW Pix

Raising the bar: Alex Lees keen to develop in order to hit ground running in 2017

ALEX LEES may be eyeing warmer climes in the New Year but do not think for one moment that it is anything to do with soaking up some welcome winter sun.

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Headingleys redevelopment plans

Proposed North/South Stand overlooking the Headingley Cricket Ground

Tetley Field victory but Leeds campaigners fight on

A CAMPAIGN group in is celebrating a victory after plans to sell off greenbelt land in Meanwood to fund a major redevelopment of Headingley Stadium were withdrawn.

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Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root in action against Surrey for Yorkshire earlier this year, but it is their Test form which has seen them picked for the ICC's leading world XI .  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

World beaters: Yorkshire duo Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow picked for ICC Team of the Year

DESPITE all his recent troubles, Alastair Cook has been named captain of the International Cricket Council Test team of the year – with Yorkshire duo Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow also chosen.

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GOTCHA: Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom celebrates dismissing Nottinghamshire's Steven Mullaney at Scarborough in August this year. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

We’ll be back: Ryan Sidebottom adamant title agony will fuel desire for 2017 bid

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM believes the pain of missing out on a hat-trick of County Championships will only help inspire Yorkshire in their quest to reclaim the title next summer.

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England's cricket captain Alastair Cook. Picture: AP.

England keen for Alastair Cook to stay on as doubts over his future persist

England insist they want Alastair Cook to stay on as captain up to and including next winter’s Ashes.

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TOUGH TOUR: England cricket captain Alastair Cook shows his disappointment after losing in Chennai. Picture: AP/Tsering Topgyal

Chris Waters: Early signs of England promise quickly killed off by ruthless India

IT’S the hope that kills you.

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DOWNHILL FROM NOW ON: India's captain Virat Kohli, right, celebrates the dismissal of England's captain Alastair Cook Picture: AP/Tsering Topgyal

No rush: ‘This is not time for me to decide captaincy’ – Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook is determined to take all the time available to him so he makes the right decision about whether to continue as England captain.

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England's captain Alastair Cook before he was dismissed for 49. Picture: AP/Tsering Topgyal

Time to go - Can Alastair Cook survive capitulation in India?

ALASTAIR COOK’S captaincy was the hot topic of debate after England were crushed by India on the final day in Chennai, consigning the tourists to a humbling 4-0 defeat.

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Headingley. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA.

Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire CCC call on council bosses to resolve Headingley issue

THE FUTURE of Headingley Stadium could be decided next month.

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India v England: No rescue mission forthcoming as England end taxing tour on low note

England had no answer to Ravindra Jadeja as their attempt to salvage a stalemate fell flat with an innings defeat in the fifth Test.

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Andrew Gale at his unveiling as the new head coach of Yorkshire County Cricket Club. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Weekend Interview: Whirlwind year and roller-coaster ride leads Andrew Gale to top job at Yorkshire

ANDREW GALE entered 2016 hoping to captain Yorkshire to a hat-trick of County Championships on the back of one of his best years as a player.

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