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Middle East final relished by ‘seasoned travellers’ Thornes

AFTER CLEETHORPES then Scarborough, it’s now Abu Dhabi for Wakefield Thornes.

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Saints keep focus for Abu Dhabi adventure

PUDSEY ST LAWRENCE captain James Smith insists that the club’s ground-breaking trip to Abu Dhabi is no jolly up.

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Bangladesh v England - Alastair Cook prepares to make history as England suffer further James Anderson blow

England captain Alastair Cook revealed on the eve of the first Test against Bangladesh that pace spearhead James Anderson’s injury woes will continue into the India series next month.

James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA

Shoulder injury keeps James Anderson on the sidelines for England

England seamer James Anderson will miss the first Test against India next month as he continues his recovery from an injury to his right shoulder.

GARY BALLANCE: Has taken advice from Yorkshire team-mates Joe Root and Azeem Rafiq.

How Yorkshire and England’s Gary Ballance plans to deal with the spin threat in Bangladesh

YORKSHIRE’S Gary Ballance has been given some useful hints on how to approach spin on the sub-continent by Yorkshire and England team-mate Joe Root ahead of the Test series in Bangladesh.

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England and Yorkshire's Adil Rashid, left, celebrates with team-mates after the dismissal of Bangladesh's Mosaddek Hossain in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016.AP/A.M. Ahad

Bangladesh v England: Late flurry from Adil Rashid in vain as hosts level series in Dhaka

THE efforts of captain Jos Buttler and Yorkshire’s Adil Rashid proved futile as opposite number Moshrafe Mortaza inspired Bangladesh to a series-levelling 35-run victory against England in the second one-day international in Dhaka.

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Gillespie looks back on his successful time in charge of Yorkshire

Departing coach Jason Gillespie predicts even greater success for his Yorkshire CCC successor. Chris Waters reports.

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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan.

Tim Bresnan collects Yorkshire awards at the double

THERE was double joy for Tim Bresnan last night as he scooped both main awards at Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s gala dinner.

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LISTEN - CricketTalk: Review of Yorkshire CCC’s 2016 season

IN the end, it was a case of so nearly for Yorkshire CCC during 2016.

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Andrew Gale.

Andrew Gale: It’s time to take stock after a draining Championship season

THINGS are still a little bit raw after what happened to us at Yorkshire in our final game of the County Championship season against Middlesex at Lord’s last week, if I am being honest.

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JUST REWARD: Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow, in action for England against Pakistan at The Oval earlier this summer. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow gets his just rewards with England central contract

YORKSHIRE’s Jonny Bairstow has been awarded his first central contract after an outstanding year at international level.

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Five things: Headingley stadium, Leeds

Think you know Headingley stadium? Think again.

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Jason Gillespie’s exit will not slow Yorkshire’s progress – Martyn Moxon

MARTYN MOXON believes that Yorkshire will continue to be successful despite the departure of first team coach Jason Gillespie as he steps up the search for the Australian’s replacement.

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Outgoing Yorkshire CCC first-team coach, Jason Gillespie.  Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie hits back at critics of Lord’s County Championship title showdown

JASON GILLESPIE has defended the contrived declaration which saw Yorkshire and Middlesex produce a thrilling climax to the County Championship season.

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Video: Emotional Andrew Gale to consider role as Yorkshire captain

ANDREW GALE said he will consider his position as captain after Yorkshire failed in their attempt to win a hat-trick of Championships.

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Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones celebrates after taking the wicket of Yorkshire's Andy Hodd.

Yorkshire fall short in Lord’s pursuit of hat-trick

IT was a picture-perfect day at Lord’s.

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Captain Andrew Gale puts blame on batting problems as champions dethroned

AN emotional Andrew Gale criticised Yorkshire’s batting and the ECB’s decision to block Jonny Bairstow representing the county following yesterday’s dramatic final day at Lord’s.

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Video: Yorkshire’s Tim Bresnan takes the positives despite Lord’s dismay

TIM BRESNAN believes Yorkshire’s squad can take heart from a gutsy performance after the County Championship title slipped through their hands on a dramatic final day at Lord’s.

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Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones celebrates with his team-mates after taking a hat-trick of wickets to win the County Championship. Picture by Alex Whitehead/

Yorkshire denied third straight title by Middlesex on dramatic final day at Lord’s

YORKSHIRE coach Jason Gillespie hailed a “great match” despite seeing his side miss out on a third straight County Championship title in a dramatic 61-run defeat to Middlesex at Lord’s.

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Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones celebrates taking the wicket of Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan on day four at Lord's. Picture: John Walton/PA.

Fairytale hat-trick leaves Middlesex’s Toby Roland-Jones soaking up Lord’s triumph over Yorkshire

Toby Roland-Jones was unaware he had completed a fairytale hat-trick that sparked wild celebrations at Lord’s as Middlesex clinched their first County Championship title since 1993.

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