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The Ashes: ‘It was nice to get stuck in’ says England’s Vince

England’s James Vince was disappointed to fall short of an Ashes century but admitted he would have settled for his 83 at the start of a day which leaves the first Test in Brisbane evenly-poised.

England's James Vince son his way to making an impressive 83 on day one of The Ashes at Brisbane. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

The Ashes: James Vince shines for England on tantalising opening day against Australia at The Gabba

JAMES VINCE blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England’s new No 1 enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame The Gabba on day one of the Ashes.

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Joe Root attempts to take a catch during a nets session at The Gabba, Brisbane on Tuesday (Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire).

Chris Waters: Ashes 2017-18 - Sledging over...now it’s time for the battle in Brisbane

AFTER trash-talk that would make a boxer blush, the phoney war stops and the real one starts when the Ashes begins in Brisbane tonight.

The Ashes: Let battle commence.

CricketTalk - Ashes Podcast: Can Yorkshire’s Joe Root lead England to victory over Australia?

AS cricket’s two great rivals prepare to go toe-to-toe once more Down Under, we take time out to preview England’s bid to retain the Ashes against Australia.

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Formidable duo: Yorkshire team-mates Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow sharing the crease for England in 2013. By their own admission, they were just young kids back then but they return to Australia as much more seasoned and capable international cricketers. (Picture: PA)

Comment - Ashes 2017-18: Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow headline intriguing Yorkshire subplot to the Ashes

BARELY an international match goes by these days without some sort of Yorkshire involvement/interest.

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RETURN? Shaun Marsh, in County Championship action for Yorkshire this summer. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Recalled Australian Marsh ‘would be good signing’, says Yorkshire captain Ballance

GARY BALLANCE would welcome the return to Headingley of Ashes rival Shaun Marsh if Yorkshire decide to ask the Australian back for a second spell.

FAMILIAR FACE: Former Yorkshire first-team coach Jason Gillespie won two County Championship titles while at Headingley.
 Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Former Yorkshire CCC boss Jason Gillespie takes the reins at Sussex

FORMER Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie will be returning to England in a full-time capacity after being named as the new boss at Sussex - the club he helped condemn to relegation to Division Two of the County Championship in 2015.

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Steve Pitts, project manager for Caddick Construction Ltd, and a Castleford Tigers fan, surveys work being carried out at Emerald Headingley Stadium. PIC: James Hardisty

Minimum disruption for cricket and rugby fans pledges Emerald Headingley project manager

RUGBY AND cricket fans face the prospect of watching their sport in a building site next year.

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Video: Next generation determined to help Yorkshire back to the top

WHEN Tom Kohler-Cadmore returned to the Yorkshire fold in the middle of the 2017 season, it brought together again two of the shining lights from the club’s youth system during the last 10 years.

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STAR TURNS: Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Ben Coad, right, show off Yorkshire's new T20 strip for the 2018 season. Picture: SWPix.com/YCCC

Competition: Win signed Yorkshire 2018 T20 and Championship shirts

Today sees Yorkshire CCC launch new kits for the 2018 season in the County Championship and Twenty20.

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BACK IN THE FRAME: Gary Ballance in action for England at Lord's earlier this year. Picture: Nigel French/PA

Chris Waters: Ballance left with nothing to lose in latest big Test

MY FAVOURITE cricketing quote of 2017 so far came from the lips of Gary Ballance.

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The Ashes: Joe Root still in dark over Stokes’s prospects

Ben Stokes’ Ashes prospects remain unfathomable to Joe Root despite the latest revelations about the all-rounder’s arrest on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm.

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Jonny Bairstow.

Bairstow happy to move up to No6 if Stokes is unavailable for Ashes

YORKSHIRE’s Jonny Bairstow would be happy to move up the batting order for this winter’s Ashes series if Ben Stokes is unavailable.

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England's captain Joe Root (right) talks to Stuart Broad (left) and James Anderson. Picture: Nigel French/PA

Vaughan claims captain Joe Root might require Ashes ‘mind games’

YORKSHIRE’S Joe Root may have to “con” England into believing they can win the Ashes without talisman Ben Stokes, according to Michael Vaughan.

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Demolition of the stand between Leeds Rhinos rugby ground and Yorkshire County Cricket Club HQ at Headingey. PIC: James Hardisty

£40m funding confirmed for Headingley Stadium redevelopment

THE MYSTERY backer helping fund the multi-million pound redevelopment of Headingley Stadium has been revealed as insurance and investment management group Legal & General.

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Headingley could soon be hosting games in the Test match world championship. (Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire)

Radical overhaul of Test and ODI games

England are to take part in a Test world championship after the sport’s governing body gave the go-ahead to a nine-team two-year series to begin in 2019.

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Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

True ‘all-rounders’ soon likely to be thing of past, says Yorkshire’s Arthur

MARK ARTHUR believes that only a handful of cricketers will be playing both red and white-ball cricket in a few years’ time and predicted that more youngsters will gravitate towards the T20 cash cow.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance walks off after being dismissed during Yorkshire's second innings at Essex, the team all out for 74 - their lowerst first-class total since 1999.. Picture: Steven Paston/PA

Season Review: Numbers don’t add up as Yorkshire fall well short of objectives

WRITING a Yorkshire end-of-season review in recent times has largely consisted of patting people on the back and regurgitating phrases such as “bulging trophy cabinet” and “dynasty of success”.

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FRUSTRATING TIMES: Yorkshire first-team coach Andrew Gale. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com.

Andrew Gale refuses to quit as inquest begins on Yorkshire’s sorry season

ANDREW GALE has said that he will not quit as Yorkshire first-team coach and blamed senior players for the club’s poor season.

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Video: Recalled Gary Ballance intent on proving he belongs in Test arena for England

GARY BALLANCE is determined to put to bed once and for all any argument as to whether he is good enough to play international cricket after being named in England’s Ashes squad.

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