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Youniss is star in Sheffield Midweek Alliance Cricket League

Darnall are the early leaders in the Alliance Midweek Cricket League Premier Division, after racking up 195-5 (K Javed 43 A Zia 40 H Younis 39) against Khan, who replied gamely with 163-6 (Z Mirza 54* A Azeem 30).

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Sheffield cricket team Parkhead enjoy Yorkshire and Derbyshire League victory

On a glorious sunny afternoon, the Yorks and Derbys Division One leaders came a cropper at Beauchief, being bundled out for just 61 (S Wainwright 4-13).

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Pictured Yorkshire spinner Adil Rashid.

Cricket: Andrew Gale admits his frustration after Adil Rashid’s impressive comeback with the white ball

Andrew Gale hailed Adil Rashid’s capabilities with the white ball after his return to Yorkshire colours at the weekend.

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England's Joe Root chats with former England captain Michael Vaughan

Martin Smith Column: Michael Vaughan was ahead of his time... and are we running out of it to keep cricket relevant for the next generation?

‘Do they still do that county cricket thing?’ So asked a teenage girl of her friend on Saturday as we passed Kiveton Park Colliery Cricket ground with a game on.

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O’Sullivan pairstar for De La Salle in Yorkshire and Derbyshire Cricket League

In Division One’s game of the day, Hollinsend Meths were bowled out for 180 (C Jones 43 D Spilman 4-51) by Parkhead, who in turn were sent back for 122.

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Joe Root is to play for Yorkshire against Surrey

Joe Root back in to captain Yorkshire

Joe Root will step in to captain Yorkshire against Surrey starting today in his final county appearance before the international summer begins, the club have announced.
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Around 4,000 volunteers are needed for the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019

Are you a fan of cricket? You can now apply to volunteer at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales, from 30 May to 14 July 2019.

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Yorkshire already plotting Virat Kohli’s downfall – thanks to some inside knowledge

It is still seven weeks before Virat Kohli turns up at North Marine Road with Surrey, but Yorkshire are already doing their homework in a bid to bring down the Indian superstar.

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South Yorkshire Cricket League begins

Houghton Main is the only club in the South Yorkshire Cricket League Championship to have played both games so far this season.

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Yorkshire South Premier Cricket League begins

The 2018 Yorkshire South Premier League started in unspectacular fashion with three of the six games never starting thanks to the poor conditions underfoot.

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Cricket: Joe Root can't wait for Yorkshire return ahead of Championship clashes with Essex and Surrey

England Test captain Joe Root has hailed the dressing room environment at Yorkshire and admits he can’t wait to get back there next week.

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Cricket: England skipper Joe Root throws his backing behind ECB's 100-ball format proposals

Joe Root, the England Test captain, has welcomed the ECB’s new 100-ball format proposals, as good for the sport - and believes it could even help safeguard the future of five-day cricket.
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Joe Root at the launch of the Root Academy at Sheffield Collegiate. Pic Andy Roe

Back to his Root-s: England captain Joe Root returns to where it all began to launch his new coaching academy in Sheffield

He laughed, joked and smiled as he remembered his own days as an excitable, cricket-mad youngster dreaming of following in the footsteps of his own hero, Michael Vaughan.

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Jamal’s men want to bounce straight back

What a start! Squares, outfields absolutely saturated, groundsmen unable to get rollers out or even to cut the grass and talking darkly about weeks to get it ready. Both the senior leagues have postponed their first weekends to later in the season but for the SYSCL that means starting this Saturday (hopefully) and there’s much to look forward to.

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England captain Joe Root, right, stands with his team following the final day of the second Test against New Zealand at Hagley Oval. Picture: AP/Mark Baker

Chris Waters: Time for Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow to move on up

SO, what is the state of the England Test team after their winter tours of Australia and New Zealand?

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County comes first for Yorkshire cricket skipper Gary Ballance

Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance will put county before country this summer in his bid to win an England recall.

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Yorkshire's Ben Coad is a doubt for the opening Championship game of the season against Essex. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Ben Coad doubtful for Yorkshire opener as he strives to build on brilliant 2017

BEN COAD is facing a race against time to be fit for the start of the County Championship season as he looks to build on his brilliant 2017.

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England skipper Joe Root. Pic: Matt McLennan

CRICKET: Australian cheating storm is “disappointing for Test cricket and cricket in general” says England skipper Joe Root

Joe Root, the England captain, admits Australia’s ball-tampering storm is “disappointing for Test cricket and cricket in general” after two Australian players were caught up in a cheating storm that has rocked the game.

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England's Joe Root signals his 50 against New Zealand during their first cricket test in Auckland, New Zealand

Smith column: Aussie cheats remembered for all the wrong reasons

In 10 years time what will we remember?

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Yorkshire's Adil Rashid successfully appeals the wicket of Sussex's Ashar Zaidi. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Yorkshire CCC members set to question deal for Rashid at agm

YORKSHIRE today face a grilling from their members over the controversy surrounding Adil Rashid’s decision to give up red-ball cricket.

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