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Joe Root banks on ‘golden’ England generation

Joe Root is banking on England’s senior players to keep his team in the Ashes.

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Cricket: Joe Root says England are still in the Ashes... but worrying signs are there against Australia

Overnight, as the whole of England slept and dreamed of a famous victory, there was hope.

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Why Michael Vaughan described Joe Root as a 'typical Sheffield United fan' during second Ashes test

Joe Root will have more to worry about today than former England captain and Owls fan Michael Vaughan labelling him a 'typical Sheffield United fan'.
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England's Joe Root during day four of the Ashes Test match at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

The Ashes: Joe Root leads unlikely England fightback as Second Test heads for thrilling finale

Joe Root took it upon himself to keep English hopes alive as his team tried to complete a remarkable reversal of fortune in the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval.

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Cricket: Tough start for Yorkshire as champions Essex kick off County Championship campaign at Headingley

Yorkshire will open the season and their Specsavers County Championship campaign against holders Essex at Emerald Headingley Stadium on Friday April 13.

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England's Joe Root walks off after defeat during day five of the Ashes Test match at The Gabba, Brisbane.

Martin Smith column: Ashes nightmare lifted by memories of Vaughan and Pele

It’s 6am. It’s dark, winter’s blowing at the window and you’re ready to hit the snooze button.

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Root to Immortality: England skipper Joe Root looks to book place in history with Ashes victory in Australia

Four years have passed since Joe Root’s nightmare tour of Australia and much in his life has changed.

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England's Joe Root during a nets session at The Gabba, Brisbane. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire

The Ashes: Joe Root shrugs off ‘bizarre’ pre-match sledging from old team-mate

Joe Root wonders if his old chum Nathan Lyon was following team orders when he fanned the flames with his pre-Ashes rant.

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England's Joe Root. Pic David Clough/PA Wire

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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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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