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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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Yorkshire land their man Handscomb for 2017

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

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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a victory after plans to sell off greenbelt land in Meanwood to fund a major redevelopment of Headingley Stadium were withdrawn.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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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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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance hits out against Nottinghamshire at Scarborough earlier this year. 
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Meet Gary Ballance - All you need to know about Yorkshire’s new captain ...

Yorkshire today announced the appointment of England international Gary Ballance as their new club captain.

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LEADING THE WAY: Gary Ballance is Yorkshire's new first-team captain.

CricketTalk: Gary Ballance the ‘chosen one’ at Yorkshire | Can England salvage pride in Chennai?

GARY BALLANCE has been chosen as the man to succeed Andrew Gale as captain of Yorkshire, the former skipper himself succeeding Jason Gillespie as first-team coach only last month.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance celebrates his century against Middlesex at Scarborough earlier this summer. He has been named the county's new captain across all three formats. (Picture: SWPix.com)

The Chosen One: Yorkshire captaincy too good to turn down for honoured batsman Ballance

GARY BALLANCE has described the chance to captain Yorkshire as “impossible to turn down”.

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FAMILIAR FACE: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan with Andrew Gale. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Bresnan gives his backing to former boss Cook

ALASTAIR COOK’s future as captain is under the microscope after England’s Test series defeat in India, but Tim Bresnan insists that he is still the right man to lead the team.

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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth.
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Leading man: Adam Lyth happy to lead from the top and the front for beloved Yorkshire

There is a rich history of left-handed batsman spearheading Yorkshire to honours.

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Ryan Sidebottom and other members of the Yorkshire CCC squad use a T35 winch to recover a vehicle on Catterick Training area.

Yorkshire CCC stars go into battle on army exercise

They’re used to battling it out for wickets - but Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s Headingley heroes were tested to their limits when they trained with soldiers at Catterick Garrison.

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Headingley Cricket Ground, where Yorkshire will start their season on April 7 next year. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

CricketTalk: Yorkshire’s 2017 fixtures revealed | England look to get even in India

YORKSHIRE’s first-ever floodlit County Championship fixture will take place in June next year when Andrew Gale’s side entertain Surrey at Headingley.

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New head coach Andrew Gale and the Yorkshire squad will look to wrestle back the County Championship crown next season (Pic: SWpix.com)

Season’s greetings: Everything you need to know about who, where and when Yorkshire will play in 2017

ANDREW GALE is relishing the prospect of Yorkshire’s first County Championship match under floodlights.

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Wanted: Adil Rashid key to coach Andrew Gale’s 2017 plans for Yorkshire CCC

ANDREW GALE insists that Yorkshire have drawn a line under Adil Rashid’s controversial request to miss last season’s County Championship title decider.

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Andrew Gale, left, with director of cricket, Martyn Moxon (R) as he is announced as the new head coach for Yorkshire CCC. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

CricketTalk - Captain Andrew Gale steps up to fill Jason Gillespie’s big shoes ...

IT’S proved to be a big week for Yorkshire CCC after they finally announced a successor to head coach Jason Gillespie.

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VIDEO: Continuity key factor as Andrew Gale is elevated to Yorkshire CCC head coach

ANDREW GALE is confident that he can fill the big shoes vacated by Jason Gillespie and rise to the challenge of coaching the Yorkshire first team.

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Gale’s sure he can fill Gillespie’s big boots

ANDREW GALE is confident that he can fill the big shoes vacated by Jason Gillespie and rise to the challenge of coaching the Yorkshire first team.

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