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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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Yorkshire's departing coach Jason Gillespie

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/SWpix.com

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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Tim Bresnan will be looking for wickets on Friday after rescuing Yorkshire's title hopes yesterday.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: As it happened

Yorkshire missed out on a third straight County Championship title on a thrilling final day against Middlesex at Lord's.
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Tim Bresnan is embraced by Azeem Rafiq after reaching his century for Yorkshire against Middlesex (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Tim Bresnan ensures champions’ hat-trick hopes are kept alive

IF Tim Bresnan was a stick of seaside rock, the word “Yorkshire” would run through it from top to bottom.

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Azeem Rafiq and Tim Bresnan celebrated milestones in the morning session

Yorkshire v Middlesex (day three) - As it happened...

Yorkshire ensured a thrilling final day of the County Championship season awaits tomorrow after moving into a commanding position against Middlesex at Lord's.
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Yorkshire's first team coach Jason Gillespie and Ryan Sidebottom look dejected on the balcony at Lords.

Bresnan leads defiant Yorkshire in pursuit of testing Lord’s target

SLOWLY but surely, the picture is becoming clearer.

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GALLERY: Yorkshire v Middlesex - Day one in pictures...

Middlesex and Yorkshire played out an even first day’s play in the crucial County Championship title showdown at Lord’s on Tuesday.

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Yorkshires Tim Bresnan celebrates trapping Middlesexs John Simpson lbw in the sides crucial County Championship match at Lords (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Ex-Leeds student Nick Gubbins poses questions for champions

THERE are those who feel that England director of cricket Andrew Strauss has already done his bit to thwart Yorkshire’s bid for a third successive title by denying the club permission to play Jonny Bairstow in this match.

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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan celebrates trapping Middlesex's John Simpson lbw Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Middlesex v Yorkshire (day one): Ex-Leeds student Nick Gubbins hits ton to dent White Rose hopes at Lord’s

Nick Gubbins defied Yorkshire’s five-man seam attack with a battling 120 not out at Lord’s to guide Middlesex to 208 for 5 on the opening day of the potential Specsavers County Championship title decider between the top two in Division One.

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Darren Lehmann goes on the attack for Yorkshire against Durham.

Bygones: The day Darren Lehmann eclipsed Don Bradman but bowed out with George Hirst in sight

FAREWELLS do not come any fonder than Darren Lehmann’s for Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow, in action for England earlier this yearPicture: Adam Davy/PA

Yorkshire hit out at ECB after Jonny Bairstow refused permission to play in Lord’s title showdown

YORKSHIRE have launched a strongly worded attack on the England and Wales Cricket Board after they were refused permission to play Jonny Bairstow in their County Championship title showdown against Middlesex.

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Andrew Gale: Treble looks impossible for any side to achieve

PEOPLE speak about how hard it has been for Yorkshire to fight for honours on three fronts at the end of the season.

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Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom fields the ball against Somerset at Headingley earlier this week. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

CricketTalk: Down to the wire - who will win the three-horse race for the County Championship title? Yorkshire?

WELL, it couldn’t be any tighter.

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