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Blades hit for six as Bramall Lane quiz raises cash for charity

Bramall Lane held another successful event as Yorkshire’s cricketers hit Sheffield United for six in a special ‘Question of Sport’ style sports quiz which raised money for good causes.

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Azeem Rafiq, left, has earned his Yorkshire cap and a new deal

Cricket: Azeem Rafiq overjoyed after earning new deal at Yorkshire

Azeem Rafiq, the captain of Yorkshire League South side Sheffield and Phoenix United, has signed a one-year contract extension at Yorkshire.

Yorkshire's players celebrate the wicket of Somerset's Arul Suppiah off the bowling of Adil Rashid during their 2013 encounter at Headingley which ended in a draw. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWPix.com

Haven’t we met before? Yorkshire v Somerset ...

YORKSHIRE’S quest for a third consecutive County Championship title is reaching its climax and, with just two games remaining, it is still all to play for.

Yorkshire opener Alex Lees on his way to making 132 against Durham at Headingley, passing the 1,000-run mark for the summer (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Cricket: Alex Lees delighted after passing 1,000 mark for Yorkshire’s four-day season

Alex Lees believes he has finally stumbled upon a method that works for him after passing 1,000 Championship runs in a season for the first time.

Jason Gillespie certainly made some history of his own during a successful spell at Headingley - which isnt over yet

Danny Hall: Jason Gillespie to return to Australia after sealing his place as true Yorkshire CCC legend

It’s November 2011 at Headingley in Leeds, and the mood at Yorkshire CCC could hardly be flatter.

Yorkshire and England's Liam Plunkett (Picture: Rui Vieira/PA Wire).

Yorkshire’s Liam Plunkett thankful for help given to him by departing coach Jason Gillespie

England seamer Liam Plunkett, signed by Jason Gillespie for Yorkshire three years ago, has voiced his own personal thanks for the impact the Australian has had on his fortunes.

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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan celebrates dismissing Nottinghamshire's Chris Read for his fifth wicket of the innings at Scarborough. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

GALLERY: Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire - Tim Bresnan’s career-best return seals White Rose victory

Yorkshire moved to within five points of County Championship leaders Middlesex after wrapping up a resounding 305-run victory over Nottinghamshire at Scarborough.

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Cricket at Scarborough

Cricket: Yorkshire will have to be patient to beat Notts, admits Tim Bresnan

Tim Bresnan admits Yorkshire will have to be patient as they look to force a crucial County Championship victory over Nottinghamshire.

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Cricket: Yorkshire tip Ballance in their favour as they eye up vital victory over Notts at Scarborough

Yorkshire could bat on until they have a lead of 500 in their County Championship clash against Nottinghamshire at Scarborough, captain Gary Ballance has revealed.

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England's Joe Root is back for Yorkshire

CRICKET: Joe Root’s relishing Yorkshire return for Finals Day of the NatWest T20 Blast

The one blot on Yorkshire’s otherwise rich canvas is that they have never won honours in Twenty20 cricket but the Vikings are determined to wipe away that stain tomorrow at the NatWest Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston.

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Cricket: Joe Root relishing Yorkshire Vikings return on Finals Day

Joe Root admits he can’t wait to pull on a Yorkshire shirt again after being released to play for the Vikings in their NatWest Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston this weekend.

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Yorkshire's David Willey reacts to a near dismissal.

Cricket: Yorkshire through to cup quarter-finals despite defeat to Warwickshire

Yorkshire Day was not exactly Yorkshire’s day at Headingley where they lost to Warwickshire by 114 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in the Royal London One-Day Cup.

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England's Joe Root celebrates his 250 against Pakistan, during day two of the Second Investec Test

Cricket: Joe Root owes his Pakistan masterclass to an uncomfortable chat with England batting coach

Joe Root owes his career-best innings against Pakistan to the “hurt” caused by batting coach Mark Ramprakash’s assessment of his recent efforts.

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England's Joe Root celebrates his double century against Pakistan

Cricket: Joe Root revels in a rare Old Trafford welcome as his double-ton helps England hammer Pakistan

Yorkshireman Joe Root revelled in a rare good reception at Lancashire’s Old Trafford as he helped England to a series-levelling victory against Pakistan earlier today.

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England national selector, James Whitaker. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA.

Chris Waters: Clearly defined roles essential for top England management

THE England selectors have come in for a lot of flak these past few days, with some reports suggesting that they could even be put out to pasture at the end of the season.

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Ryan Sidebottom waters plants with student Tasha, 22, at B&Q

I couldn’t be prouder of ‘cheeky’ Joe Root, says Yorkshire teammate Ryan Sidebottom

Joe Root has rejected claims that his promotion to No.3 for the Test series against Pakistan will weaken the England line-up.

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Jason Gillespie, Yorkshire coach

Yorkshire v Birmingham Bears: Tykes dust themselves down for T20 showdown

Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie is under no illusions that his team must dust themselves down after their shock County Championship defeat to Middlesex, and be in the right frame of mind mentally to take on Birmingham Bears in the NatWest T20 Blast at Headingley tonight.

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Azeem Rafiq has returned to Yorkshire

Cricket: Sheffield and Phoenix United CC skipper Azeem Rafiq earns a short-term deal with Yorkshire CCC

Azeem Rafiq, the captain of Yorkshire League South side Sheffield and Phoenix United, has returned to professional cricket with Yorkshire after signing a deal until the end of the season.

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Vegan Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie risks souring relations with Tykes dairy sponsors

Yorkshire’s dual County Championship-winning coach Jason Gillespie has risked irking club sponsors by staying true to his vegan principles.

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Joe Root scores big but Yorkshire lose to Lancashire in T20

Joe Root smashed 92 off 51 balls but it was not enough as Yorkshire slipped to defeat to bitter rivals Lancashire in the NatWest T20 Blast at Old Trafford.

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