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Verdict: Yorkshire CCC dip toe in Natwest T20 Blast last eight by atoning for semi-final loss

IT WOULD be premature to say that Yorkshire have one foot in the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals, but they perhaps placed a big toe into the knockout stages with a 24-run win against Durham last night.

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Sarfraz Ahmed

Yorkshire sign Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 Blast as cover for Peter Handscomb

YORKSHIRE have signed Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 subject to him obtaining a visa.
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David Willey acknowledges the crowd after being bowled by Edward Barnard (Picture: Paul Currie/SWpix).

Video: David Willey making up for lost time as Yorkshire prepare for Durham

ANDREW GALE believes that Yorkshire’s supporters are starting to see the best of David Willey.

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BRIGHT FUTURE: Yorkshire's Harry Brook finds a gap past the Somerset close fielding earlier this month at Scarborough.

Harry Brook has right credentials as he prepares to step up for Yorkshire

Martyn Moxon believes Harry Brook has all the attributes to be a successful captain as the Yorkshire teenager prepares to lead England Under-19s in next month’s one-day series with India.

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Yorkshire captain Tim Bresnan.

Captain Tim Bresnan takes blame for Ross Whiteley’s six sixes

YORKSHIRE captain Tim Bresnan blamed himself for Karl Carver getting hit for six sixes in an over and backed the young spinner to come back stronger.

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David Willey celebrates his century

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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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.

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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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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.

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

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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Yorkshire director of cricket, Martyn Moxon.
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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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Yorkshire's Tom Kohler-Cadmore, in action against Somerset earlier this week in the County Championship at Scarborough. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA

Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire: Tom Kohler-Cadmore has big role to play in Yorkshire’s brave new T20 world

RICH PYRAH believes Yorkshire’s new signing Tom Kohler-Cadmore can light up the NatWest T20 Blast.

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Injured Liam Plunkett, right, his runner Adam Lyth, left, and Ryan Sidebottom leave the field after Yorkshire's defeat to Somerset (Picture: Dave Williams/cricketphotos.co.uk).

Video - Beaten Yorkshire receive wake-up call from Somerset

IT WAS so quiet inside North Marine Road cricket ground on Thursday that one could almost hear the crash of waves against the distant seashore.

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England captain Joe Root interviewed by the press during the nets session at Lord's. Picture: Nigel French/PA

England v South Africa - Joe Root ready for scrutiny that comes with new lead role

Joe Root is relishing the start of his tenure as England captain at last – but knows his new role will impose a level of scrutiny he has never previously experienced.

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Clouds gather overhead as Yorkshire take on Somerset in the County Championship at Marine Road, Scarborough. Picture: Tim Goode/PA.

As It Happened - Yorkshire suffer heavy defeat to Somerset at Scarborough

YORKSHIRE failed in their attempts to avoid defeat in the County Championship against Somerset, being bowled out for 157 to lose by 179 runs at Scarborough.

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Yorkshire's team huddle as Somerset's opening batsman come out for the start of their second innings at Scarborough.

VIDEO - Yorkshire v Somerset: Depleted hosts struggle to gain advantage at Scarborough

THERE was no more ironic sight at Scarborough on Wednesday than that of a fielder wearing a white floppy sunhat with the number 70 on his back.

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