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Willey leads Yorkshire to victory but Whiteley joins exclusive club

TO the names of Garry Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs and Yuvraj Singh can be added that of Ross Whiteley.

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David Willey

Willey’s blast steers the Vikings to a vital victory

David Willey walloped 70 off 38 balls and claimed a wicket as Yorkshire Vikings eased past Birmingham by 29 runs at Headingley to secure their second NatWest T20 Blast win in five matches.

David Willey smashed 70 from 38 balls to help Yorkshire Vikings to victory against Birmingham Bears.

Willey produces season’s best as Yorkshire tame visiting Bears

DAVID WILLEY made his highest score of the season to inspire Yorkshire to a 29-run win over Birmingham Bears.

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England coach Trevor Bayliss with Test captain, Joe Root. Picture: David Davies/PA.

Chris Waters: It’s time to admit it, the ECB picked the wrong Australian for England

GOOD to see that the decision to cut the number of County Championship matches from 16 per county to 14 is yielding such positive results for Team England.

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Farsley's Ryan Cooper. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Lowly East Bierley still pose threat for Farsley

Farsley captain Ryan Cooper admitted his side know all about the threat of East Bierley ahead of tomorrow’s game.

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Up for the cup: L-r, Gary Hetherington, Steve Patterson, Steve Cavanagh and Ryan Hall.

Leeds Rhinos and Yorkshire CCC heading for Headingley GC for new challenge

HEADINGLEY is a word synonymous with rugby league and cricket. And golf, too, of course, with Headingley GC currently celebrating their 125th anniversary.

Richard Atkins runs in for New Farnley against Pudsey St Lawrence. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Farsley’s youngsters are playing without pressure

Farsley’s youthful side are feeling no pressure at the top of the table, so says their skipper Ryan Cooper.

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Bilton's Vic Craven.

Aire-Wharfe League: Bilton bid farewell to ‘class act’ Craven

A weekend of mixed fortunes for Bilton saw them dealt a double blow despite celebrating qualification for the Waddilove Cup final.

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Masham's Ben Fielding celebrates after helping his side to victory over Goldsborough. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Theakston Nidderdale League: More twists and turns in title tace

There were more twists and turns in the battle for the Theakston Nidderdale Division One title on Saturday afternoon.

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England cricket coach Mark Robinson (right) and captain Heather Knight. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA

World Cup - Former captain Charlotte Edwards backs England to book final spot

Charlotte Edwards believes England are firm favourites to see off South Africa in today’s Women’s World Cup semi-final, and make good on their long-held dream of a sold-out Lord’s showpiece.

England's Mark Wood is caught by South Africa's Chris Morris off the bowling of Duanne Olivier. Picture: Nick Potts/PA

England capitulate as South Africa level series at Trent Bridge

England collapsed to a 340-run defeat well inside four days as their batting failed embarrassingly once again in the second Investec Test against South Africa at Trent Bridge.

England's Joe Root walks off after being dismissed by South Africa's Chris Morris at Trent Bridge: Nick Potts/PA.

Joe Root vows humbled England will bounce back after heavy Trent Bridge defeat to South Africa

England captain Joe Root played down concerns over his side’s misfiring top order after a comprehensive, series-levelling defeat to South Africa but kept the door open for changes ahead of the third Investec Test.

Yorkshire legend, Fred Trueman.

Chris Waters: Declining on-field standards lack the wit of Fiery Fred

WHEN I wrote a biography of Fred Trueman a few years ago I had to make a decision on the subject of swearing.

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Retro cricket photos from the YEP archive: Liversedge | Pudsey St Lawrence | Menston

Check out these local cricket pictures from the past.


Struggling Cleck’ can’t afford to lose focus

CLECKHEATON are giving short shrift to the phrase ‘too good to go down.’

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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth leaves the field after being dismissed for 82 against Nottinghamshire. (Picture:

Andrew Gale challenges Yorkshire to shatter T20 batting records

YORKSHIRE are challenging their record-breaking batsmen to set the bar even higher after they posted the highest Twenty20 total in the club’s history.

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Nottinghamshire's Luke Fletcher celebrates with the trophy after the club's recent One Day Cup final success at Lord's (Picture: John Walton/PA Wire).

Yorkshire's Steven Patterson wary of over-reaction in cricket after Luke Fletcher blow

YORKSHIRE pace bowler Steve Patterson believes that cricket must be careful not to over-react in the wake of the horrific head injury suffered by Nottinghamshire seamer Luke Fletcher.

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Wakefield St Michael's batter Alex Leyshon on his way to his second half-century of the weekend.

Hodgson maintains Farsley’s title push

fARSLEY STAYED in the hunt for the Bradford League title after a 62-run victory over Pudsey Congs.

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Yorkshire director of cricket, Martyn Moxon.
 Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Fielding the only T20 concern for Yorkshire Vikings’ boss Martyn Moxon

MARTYN MOXON said he is generally satisfied with the way that Yorkshire have started the NatWest T20 Blast but feels that one area they must improve is their fielding.

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Yorkshires Joe Root, captaining England for the first time, congratulates James Anderson after the bowler took the wicket of South Africas Heino Kuhn in the first Test at Lords (Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire).

Highlights - Everyone played their part, says victorious England captain Joe Root

YORKSHIRE’S Joe Root thanked his England team for pulling together exactly as he had asked to ensure his tenure as national captain got off to a flying start with a wide-margin win over South Africa.

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