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Yorkshire not lacking in candidates to stake big claim for 2018

LIAM PLUNKETT expects Yorkshire’s long production line of talent to continue producing further success this season.

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Photo gallery: 2018 Leeds Sports Awards - all the action from the ceremony

THE city’s sporting stars were hailed at the 2018 Leeds Sports Awards.

Ryan Sidebottom is working with Surrey's four-day bowling attack during the 2018 season.

Ryan Sidebottom heads south to help coach Surrey’s four-day bowling attack

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM has joined Surrey as a bowling consultant ahead of the 2018 season.

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England's James Anderson and Stuart Broad. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

Wood shown the big role he has to play in England’s fast bowling future

Mark Wood emerged from a chastening experience in Hamilton reassured that he is being primed for a lead role in England’s long-term future.

HARD SLOG: England's James Anderson Picture: Jason O'Brien/P

England made to suffer at Seddon Park by New Zealand reject Blundell

England ran into unexpected snags as New Zealand Test discard Tom Blundell and unheralded tailender Kyle Jamieson rewrote the script on day one of the pink-ball warm-up match at Seddon Park.

SATISFIED: Yorkshire first-team coach, Andrew Gale. Picture: James Coldman.

Yorkshire left fatigued but Andrew Gale says they will be better for it as season approaches

YORKSHIRE first-team coach Andrew Gale declared himself satisfied with his players after their two-day warm-up game against Nottinghamshire in South Africa.

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IN THE RUNS: Yorkshire's Harry Brook in South Africa on Monday.

Young Harry Brook puts himself in the frame for Yorkshire in 2018

YORKSHIRE coach Andrew Gale admitted that young batsman Harry Brook had given him plenty to think about after posting an impressive century in the club's first warm-up game on their pre-season tour of South Africa.

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Dave Callaghan pictured with former Test umpire Dickie Bird.

Yorkshire cricket mourns loss of iconic broadcaster Dave Callaghan

YORKSHIRE cricket was in mourning last night following the death of iconic broadcaster Dave Callaghan.

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England's Jonny Bairstow. Picture: AP/Tertius Pickard

Yorkshire’s Bairstow blasts England to victory over New Zealand

JONNY BAIRSTOW continued his imperious form with the fastest century by an England opener to seal a sixth successive one-day international series win with a seven-wicket trouncing of New Zealand.

England's Jonny Bairstow. Picture: AP/Tertius Pickard)

New Zealand v England: Bairstow and Root prepared to lead from front again

Jonny Bairstow is ready for a World Cup rehearsal this weekend after England’s defeat to New Zealand in the fourth one-day international set up an all-or-nothing decider.

England's Jonny Bairstow. Picture: AP/Rick Rycroft.

Chris Waters: Personal triumph seals leading ODI role for Yorkshire’s Jonny Bairstow

FOR A long time it looked as though history was going to repeat itself and that Jonny Bairstow would clinch another one-day series for England against New Zealand.

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England ODI captain, Eoin Morgan. Picture: AP/Andy Brownbill

Captain Morgan not worried after rare ODI ‘collapse’ by England

Eoin Morgan could only rue the collapse which cost England series victory against New Zealand.

England's Jonny Bairstow: In top form.

Centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root not enough for England

England paid for a costly collapse as Ross Taylor’s superlative century clinched a five-wicket win for New Zealand to level the one-day international series at 2-2.

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WELCOME BACK: England's Joe Root and Ben Stokes. Picture: AP/John Cowpland

New Zealand v England: Root not surprised at ability of Stokes to prove his worth

Ben Stokes’s near instant return to match-winning form for England is further evidence to Joe Root what a special talent he is.

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South Africa's Morne Morkel pictured in Test action against England at Lord's last year (Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire).

Yorkshire CCC will look in-house rather than make move for Morne Morkel, says Martyn Moxon

YORKSHIRE have ruled out a move for retiring international pace bowler Morne Morkel.

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Got him: England's Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of New Zealand's Colin de Grandhomme.

One-day international: Return of Ben Stokes not enough for England in thriller

BEN STOKES was back in the thick of the action for England but unable to stop New Zealand nosing 1-0 up with a thrilling three-wicket win in the first one-day international in Hamilton.

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Remember these sporting streakers and pitch invaders in Leeds?

The sporting public of Leeds have copped an eyeful watching their heroes in action over the years.

Yorkshire's Karl Carver. Picture: Alex Whitehead/

Jury is out as Yorkshire weigh up four-day spin options

IF there is any silver lining to Adil Rashid’s decision to turn his back on red-ball cricket, it is that it gives an opportunity to his fellow spinners on the Yorkshire staff.

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England's Moeen Ali, in action during the Melbourne Ashes Test match in December. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

Moeen Ali reveals his growing fears for future of Test cricket

Moeen Ali has expressed his fears for the future of Test cricket, suggesting even the Ashes is losing some of its magic after a “disappointing” public reaction in Australia.

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Yorkshire should have told Rashid “off you go, mate” says legend Gough

DARREN GOUGH believes that Yorkshire should have told Adil Rashid to ‘sling his hook’.

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