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England given half a chance at Lord’s thanks to rearguard action

JOS BUTTLER and Dom Bess saved England from a three-day defeat against Pakistan with a memorable rearguard stand at Lord’s.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance. Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com.

Ballance set to be restored in time for Yorkshire’s Royal London Cup drive

GARY BALLANCE’s absence from the Yorkshire side has been attributed to a general sense of feeling unwell as he prepares to return to first-team action.

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Genius:''Darren Lehmann watches another shot safely to the boundary as he races to his record knock at Scarborough.

Chris Waters: Darren Lehmann’s knock of genius for Yorkshire set to be eclipsed

RECORDS are there to be broken, as they say, and how long before one of Yorkshire’s finest is left in the shade?

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DROPPING BEHIND: England's Jonny Bairstow, left, Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad walk off the pitch at stumps on day two at Lord's. Picture: John Walton/PA

Frazzled England struggle to hold on as Pakistan turn screw at Lord’s

Jonny Bairstow insists England are still in with a “real fighting chance” despite Pakistan’s 166-run lead in the first NatWest Test at Lord’s.

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Lee Goddard on the attack.

Bradford League: Farnley face testing run of three games

A BAROMETER of New Farnley’s early-season form will certainly arrive by the close of play on Bank Holiday Monday.

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Yorkshire's Cheteshwar Pujara strikes the ball on his way to a century against Worcestershire. 'Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Yorkshire Vikings fall just short in record one-day run chase

YORKSHIRE conceded the highest total in the history of one-day cricket at Headingley before almost chasing it down as they lost for a second time in three One-Day Cup games.

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New Zealand captain Kane Williamson during the nets session at the Cardiff Wales Stadium. (Picture: PA)

‘Unexpected workload’ reduces Kane Williamson’s Yorkshire involvement

KANE WILLIAMSON’s stint as Yorkshire’s overseas player has been abbreviated.

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Nishant Desai, for Collingham, gets the wicket of Hall Park's Marco Wyngard (lbw) during Saturday's second division encounter won by hosts Horsforth by 15 runs. PIC: Steve Riding

Aire-Wharfe League: Morley hits ton as leaders Otley crush sorry Bilton

Otley remain top of Division One in the Aire Wharfe League after they thrashed bottom-of-the-table Bilton by 217 runs.

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Dan Wilbor (46) knocks the ball for four as Carlton won their Jack Hampshire Cup encounter with visitors Oulton by eight wickets. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Spirited defence delights Farnley captain Goddard

GETTING OVER the line and finding a way to prevail in tight situations is something that New Farnley can perhaps be accused of not doing enough of in previous seasons.

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Yorkshire's Adil Rashid. PIC: AP Photo/Rick Rycroft

Yorkshire CCC: Frustrated Gale pays tribute to leg-spinner Rashid

Andrew Gale has hailed Adil Rashid’s capabilities with the white ball after his return to Yorkshire colours at the weekend.

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Patel puts Vikings in a spin after a good start

Jeetan Patel starred with 4-33 before Sam Hain hit a superb unbeaten 102 as Warwickshire secured their first win of this season’s Royal London Cup against Yorkshire at Headingley.

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Yorkshire's Jack Brooks: Milestone.

Chris Waters: Jack Brooks – more than just ‘a bit of a village idiot from Tiddington’

IT would not be stretching the point to suggest that Jack Brooks is one of the best signings that Yorkshire have made in their long and proud history.

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Yorkshire's Tom Kohler-Cadmore batting.   Picture by Tom Banks

Kohler-Cadmore blasts Vikings to emphatic victory at Durham

TOM KOHLER-CADMORE hit the fourth-highest score in Yorkshire’s one-day history to inspire a 142-run win against Durham.

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Tom Kohler-Cadmore

Kohler-Cadmore flays Durham to set up Yorkshire win

Yorkshire were in a ruthless mood as they crushed Durham by 142 runs in their opening match in the Royal London One-Day Cup.

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CALL-UP: England's Jos Buttler. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA

Captain Root welcomes return of Jos Buttler to England Test fold

England captain Joe Root believes Jos Buttler’s recall to the Test side is a “step in the right direction”.

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Tim Jackson

Bowling big guns return to lift Methley

IT is safe to assume that the bowling attack that Methley will field in tomorrow’s Premier League encounter with Woodlands will be vastly different to the one who took the field at Cleckheaton last Saturday.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance bats. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Patterson steps into lead role for Yorkshire as Gary Ballance sits out for ‘personal reasons’

YORKSHIRE captain Gary Ballance faces an unspecified amount of time away from the game due to what the club have described as “personal reasons”.

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Missing out: Australia pace bowler Billy Stanlake. Picture: Hannah Peters/Getty Images

Yorkshire could look to home-grown players after Billy Stanlake T20 veto

Yorkshire have confirmed that Australian Billy Stanlake will no longer represent the Vikings during this summer’s T20 Vitality Blast.

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Australian Stanlake's Yorkshire T20 switch called off

Yorkshire have confirmed that Australian Billy Stanlake will no longer represent the Vikings in this summer’s T20 Blast.
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North Leeds' 'Callum Carson is stumped by Horsforth's Bailey Worcester off Alex Myers' for 11 in Horsforth's nine-wicket Waddilove Cup win.

Thompson fires off telling ton for Otley

OTLEY enjoyed the perfect weekend in the Aire Wharfe League as victory against Adel was followed by success against leaders Burley in a first-round clash of heavyweights in the Waddilove Cup.

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