‘Big Billy’ brought in to help Yorkshire land elusive T20 silverware

THEY call him “Big Billy” – and for obvious reasons.

Mark Arthur at Emerald Headingley

Cricket: Yorkshire's Headingley Stadium awarded a Test match against Australia in 2023

Yorkshire CCC's Emerald Headingley stadium will host an Ashes Test match against Australia in 2023.

Hallam FC take on a Sheffield Wednesday AI at Sandygate Sports Ground

World's oldest football ground in Sheffield secures protected status

The world's oldest football ground, in Sheffield, has been granted protected status.

Cheteshwar Pujara

Cricket: Yorkshire confirm return of Indian Test star Cheteshwar Pujara

Yorkshire have confirmed that Indian Test star Cheteshwar Pujara will return to Headingley for the new Championship season.

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Yorkshire could return to Sheffield Collegiate's Abbeydale Park in 2020

Yorkshire cricket 'could return to Sheffield' as soon as 2020, reveals chief executive Mark Arthur

Yorkshire cricket could return to the Steel City of Sheffield under plans drawn up by Headingley chiefs, the club revealed today.
Ready to cash in: England's Joe Root.

Yorkshire’s Joe Root takes England break ahead of IPL riches

JOE ROOT has withdrawn from England’s forthcoming Twenty20 series against Australia and New Zealand, but admits to feeling conflicted about the decision.

England's captain Eoin Morgan, right, celebrates with Joe Root after their win over Australia in their one day international cricket match in Sydney, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Smith column: Vaughan demands test change as Sheffield Wednesday share Ron and Regis memories

‘We’re going to win 5-4’, the barmy army song goes.

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England's Joe Root takes a drink  during day five of the Ashes Test match at Sydney Cricket Ground.Pic: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire.

Australia seals series win as Sheffield’s Joe Root takes to his sick bed

Joe Root’s bravery was in vain as England slid to an innings-and-123-run defeat in the final Test to complete their miserable Ashes campaign as 4-0 losers.

Joe Root

BREAKING: England captain Joe Root taken to hospital in Sydney with ‘severe dehydration’

Joe Root was taken to hospital in Sydney after suffering from severe dehydration, the England team have revealed.
England's Joe Root and Steve Smith Pic: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire.

In the pink - England skipper does his bit for charity

England’s Joe Root along with Steve Smith wear a pink hat in support of ‘McGrath day’ during a nets session at Sydney Cricket Ground, in Australia.

Joe Root

Sheffield's Joe Root dismisses Aussie jibe

Sheffield's Joe Root has dismissed Ricky Ponting's suggestions that he has looked like a "little boy" leading England in this winter's Ashes.

It's 3-0 as Australia win the third Test at the   WACA. Photo   Jason O'Brien/PA Wire

Martin Smith: Whitewash on the way as ex-Ashes winner Michael Vaughan puts his finger on the problem

It’s going to be 5-0, we all know that don’t we? When Australia gets on top in a sporting battle they go for the jugular and don’t let go. Especially if it’s the Ashes. The series is won but 3-0 won’t be enough. They’ll want to rub it in and if they do this will be Australia’s fourth 5-0 win in the 130-plus year history of the competition, all in Australia.

Joe Root chats to BT Sport's Michael Vaughan

CRICKET: Wreckage of Ashes tour to Australia will allow Joe Root to mould an England team in his image

England’s latest tour of Australia has been a distaster on the field only overshadowed in magnitude by shambolic events off it but as the Ashes urn falls into Aussie hands for the first time since 2014, there is at least a crumb of comfort for England skipper Joe Root.

England's Joe Root attempts to take a catch during a nets session at the WACA Ground, Perth. Pic: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire

Joe Root banks on ‘golden’ England generation

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

Joe Root

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.

Joe Root

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.

Tykes skipper Gary Ballance

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.

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.

England captain Joe Root

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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