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Joe Root wants England stars to play in new city-based T20 tournament

Joe Root believes it is essential he and his England team-mates are able to play at least some matches in a new city-based Twenty20 – and that they can do so too for a free-to-air television audience.

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Captain Gary Ballance is the latest Yorkshire player to recommit himself to the club.

Captain Gary Ballance signs new deal as Yorkshire CCC chase form in Dubai

GARY BALLANCE insists that he wants to stay at Yorkshire for the rest of his career after signing a two-year contract extension.

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DRIVING YORKSHIRE FORWARD: Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur addresses the club's AGM at Headingley on Saturday, with director of ccricket, Martyn Moxon, watching on. Picture: Steve Riding.

Yorkshire CCC - ‘We have to leave the game in a better state than we found it’

“RUBBISH!” cried out one Yorkshire member.

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Late Yorkshire president John Hampshire prepares to hand county caps to Azeem Rafiq & Jack Leaning in 2016

CRICKET: Tributes paid to a true Yorkshire hero as John Hampshire dies at 76

Tributes from around the cricketing world have been paid to John Hampshire after the Thurnscoe-born former Yorkshire and England batsman died, aged 76.

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CRICKET: Joe Root wants to captain England with a smile on his face

Joe Root has promised to captain England with a smile on his face - because he wants people to enjoy watching his Test team win.

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England's Joe Root celebrates reaching 200 against Australia at Lord's. PA

CRICKET: Joe Root set to kick off biggest year of his life with England’s first ODI against India

Joe Root’s 2017 finally gets underway tomorrow after a delayed, yet welcome start to what could end up becoming the most memorable year of his life.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance hits out against Nottinghamshire at Scarborough earlier this year. 
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Meet Gary Ballance - All you need to know about Yorkshire’s new captain ...

Yorkshire today announced the appointment of England international Gary Ballance as their new club captain.

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Sheffield’s Joe Root is ready to skipper England

Alastair Cook found himself agreeing Sheffield’s Joe Root will be ready to succeed him as captain if the time comes for him to step aside soon following England’s swift descent to series defeat against India.

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Sheffield United host a Question of Sport between SUFC and Yorkshire CC. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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: 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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