Yorkshire CCC: Rashid calls time on Championship to concentrate on white-ball format
IF PROOF were needed that the traditional game of cricket is being systematically eroded before our eyes, it surely arrived yesterday with the announcement that Yorkshire and England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has decided to turn his back on County Championship cricket to focus instead on the white-ball game.
YORKSHIRE chief executive Mark Arthur last night revealed that the club will clear the majority of their £25m debt on the back of the major matches they have been awarded for the years 2020-2024, including the “jewel in the crown” of an Ashes Test in 2023.
Yorkshire ‘convinced’ they have ‘compelling’ Ashes claim at Headingley
YORKSHIRE last night insisted they have a strong case to stage an Ashes Test in 2023, despite speculation that they could miss out when the next allocation of international matches is announced shortly.
England World Cup places up for grabs as white-ball overload continues
FOLLOWING the Test matches and one-day internationals in Australia, and prior to the forthcoming one-day internationals and Test matches in New Zealand, there is a brief break in England’s schedule from the gruelling grind of five-day and 50-over cricket.