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Aussies have fitness weak link says ex England skipper Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan believes Australia could be one injury away from Ashes series “vulnerability”.

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File photo dated 27-08-2017 of England's Joe Root during day three of the the second Investec Test match at Headingley, Leeds. Pic: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Cricket: Joe Root says a ‘wiser’ England will be ready for the Aussies

Joe Root believes his England team is wiser than the one “caught out” by the hype and then whitewashed 5-0 in Australia on his last Ashes visit.

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Joe Root with the Ashes urn

Cricket: Joe Root expects to have England vice-captain in place in time for first Ashes Test with Ben Stokes still missing

Joe Root will have a new tour deputy in place as his vice-captain in time for the first Ashes Test.

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Damage caused by badgers at Parkhead Cricket Club

Are you taking the mickey? Sheffield cricket club considers weeing on ground to deter pesky badgers

Exasperated cricketers in Sheffield are considering drastic action to stop badgers tearing up their ground - weeing on the outfield!

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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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England's Captain Joe Root lifts the Investec Trophy

Cricket: Joe Root sensing ‘special’ Ashes series against Australia after second series win as England captain

Sheffield’s Joe Root is confident England are capable of doing “something special” in the Ashes after delivering successive series victories in his first two series as captain.

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Joe Root in training

Final Test at Lords is crucial for Joe Root

The final Test at Lord’s will have a pivotal impact for all concerned as Sheffield’s Joe Root seeks to end his maiden summer as England captain on a winning note and West Indies have a shot at their first series success in this country since 1988.

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James Doyle scored 71 for Tickhill.

Tickhill relegated from ECB Yorkshire South Premier League

Tickhill have been relegated back to the South Yorkshire League Championship following one season in the ECB Yorkshire South Premier League.

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Alex Gosney impressed with the ball as Doncaster Town got their hands on the Yorkshire Council Championship trophy.

South Yorkshire League: Doncaster Town close in on trophy double

Doncaster Town hope to complete a trophy double this weekend.

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England's Joe Root during day five of the the second Investec Test match at Headingle Phot Nigel French/PA Wire.

No regrets from Sheffield’s England captain Joe Root as declaration backfires and West Indies pull off sensational Test win at Headingley

Sheffield’s England captain Joe Root insists he will not be scarred by a declaration that backfired after the West Indies sealed a tremendous five-wicket victory in the second Test at Headingley.

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Danny Hall at Headingley: Familiarity in more ways than one as Joe Root brings his England to his home

The short journey from Sheffield to Leeds was almost second nature; the surroundings more than familiar. Unfortunately for Joe Root, as he strode to the wicket at Headingley yesterday, so was the situation.

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Joe Root acknowledges the crowd after reaching his 50 at Headingley

Sheffield’s Joe Root is ‘the best in the world’

England hero Ben Stokes hailed Sheffield’s Joe Root as the best player in the world after he equalled a world record on his home ground at Headingley yesterday.

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England's Joe Root during the nets session at Headingley, Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Cricket: Joe Root wants to see a ruthless England against West Indies on his return ‘home’

Joe Root is back at his home ground this week as a satisfied England Test captain that wants his team to develop a ruthless streak.

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Cricket: Future of Sheffield and Phoenix United CC shrouded in doubt as club is suspended from Yorkshire League South

The future of one of the oldest cricket clubs in the region is shrouded in doubt this morning after they were suspended from the Yorkshire South Premier League for the remainder of the 2017 season.

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Billy Root

CRICKET: Sheffield's Billy Root signs two-year pro deal at Nottinghamshire

Sheffield's Billy Root has signed a two-year professional contract at Nottinghamshire CCC, the club confirmed today.

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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth has scored a British domestic T20 record score in the match against Northamptonshire at Headingley, passing Brendon McCullum's 158 not out

Yorkshire's Adam Lyth has a record-breaking night at Headingly

Yorkshire's Adam Lyth broke the record for the highest British domestic T20 score as he plundered a brilliant 161 in the NatWest Blast against Northamptonshire at Headingley.

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England's Joe Root during a press conference ahead of the  Old Trafford Test. Photo: Simon Cooper/PA Wire.

Sheffield’s England captain Joe Root praises under-fire batsman Keaton Jennings after he digs in for his country

England captain Joe Root has been impressed by the maturity shown by under-fire opener Keaton Jennings ahead of the fourth Test against South Africa at Old Trafford.

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England's captain Joe Root (right) has a laugh with coach Trevor Bayliss during a nets session at the Kia Oval, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Cricket: Joe Root ends spat with fellow Sheffield hero Michael Vaughan over England criticism

Joe Root has put a line through his transient disagreement with Michael Vaughan as England bid to bounce back against South Africa at the Oval.

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Captain Joe Root's low-key approach will be tested

Joe Root spared England the grand entrance speeches many anticipate from a new captain but has already made one big call which is still awaiting a verdict.

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England's Joe Root during the nets session at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

England Cricket: Joe Root still holds faith in old pal Gary Ballance

Joe Root spared England the grand entrance speeches many anticipate from a new captain but has already made one big call which is still awaiting a verdict.

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