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Chris Waters: Declining on-field standards lack the wit of Fiery Fred

WHEN I wrote a biography of Fred Trueman a few years ago I had to make a decision on the subject of swearing.

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Yorkshire's team huddle as Somerset's opening batsman come out for the start of their second innings at Scarborough.

VIDEO - Yorkshire v Somerset: Depleted hosts struggle to gain advantage at Scarborough

THERE was no more ironic sight at Scarborough on Wednesday than that of a fielder wearing a white floppy sunhat with the number 70 on his back.

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How the new stand should look

Stand and deliver: Headingley facelift given £10m boost

HEADINGLEY stadium is to be renamed Emerald Headingley Stadium after Yorkshire and Leeds Rhinos secured a naming rights deal believed to be worth around £10m.

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NOT CONVINCED: Yorkshire director of cricket 
Martyn Moxon and first-team coach Andrew Gale study the pink balls used this week at Headingley against Surrey.Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Pink-ball experiment should be given one more chance, says Yorkshire’s Andrew Gale

YORKSHIRE first-team coach Andrew Gale has admitted that he is no fan of the pink ball and has questioned whether it had any impact on crowd numbers at Headingley.

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Jack Brooks fires in a delivery against Surrey at Headingley.

BLOG: Yorkshire v Surrey - Day Two at Headingley - As It Happened

DESPITE losing several hours’ play to the weather, Surrey strengthened their grip on proceedings against Yorkshire on day two at Headingley.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance in action.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Poor batting cost us, admits Gale after Lord’s defeat

THE LONGEST day of the year certainly felt like it for Yorkshire, who suffered a taxing defeat at the home of cricket.

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Harry Brook, pictured with former Yorkshire player and legendary Test umpire Dickie Bird.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Harry Brook looks part at Lord’s but visitors struggle

SOME teenagers would be fazed by making their County Championship debut at the home of cricket.

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Yorkshire bowler Ben Coad removed centurion Sam Robson early on the second day

Middlesex v Yorkshire (day two): Latest updates from County Championship match at Lord's

Yorkshire will be hoping for better fortune on their second day at Lord's after Middlesex piled up the runs in scorcher temperatures yesterday.
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Fast bowler Steve Patterson got Yorkshire on the board against Middlesex.

Yorkshire made to feel the heat at Lord’s by Middlesex

IT WAS hot enough in the ‘soft south’ yesterday for a Yorkshireman to think about taking off his coat, or at least loosening the scarf around his neck.

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Yorkshire celebrate victory at Taunton.

Yorkshire pull off battling victory at Taunton

IT WAS a day that summed up why Yorkshire have been the strongest side in County Championship cricket in recent years and why Somerset are facing a relegation fight.

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Ryan Sidebottom

Ryan Sidebottom is scourge of Somerset as Yorkshire secure narrow win

Ryan Sidebottom finished with match figures of eight for 115 as Yorkshire pulled off a nerve-tingling three-run Specsavers County Championship win over Somerset at Taunton.

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Ryan Sidebottom

Somerset v Yorkshire - As It Happened: How Yorkshire secured vital Championship win

YORKSHIRE need six wickets to clinch victory over Taunton as they enter the fourth and final day’s play against hosts Somerset.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance watches the ball carefully during an innings of 98 not out against Somerset at Taunton yesterday (Picture: John Heald).

Somerset v Yorkshire (day 3): Captain Gary Ballance adds to his case for England Test recall

YORKSHIRE admit that they took a risk in appointing Gary Ballance as captain considering there is always a chance that he could be recalled by England.

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Steve Patterson is congratulated for taking the wicket of Andrew Hildreth on day two. Picture: John Heald

Chris Waters: Ryan Sidebottom’s ‘farewell tour’ anything but an exercise in going through motions

THE milestones keep coming for Ryan Sidebottom.

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Alex Lees

LIVE: Somerset v Yorkshire - As it Happened on Day One at Taunton

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM struck with three late wickets at Taunton to put the visitors in control against hosts Somerset at the end of day one.

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Andrew Gale, right, and PEter Handscomb are quests on this week's show.

Podcast - CricketTalk: Yorkshire begin ‘mini-season’ as pursuit of silverware intensifies

YORKSHIRE head into a hectic schedule of games over the next four weeks or so, as they look to combine a run for a one-day Lord’s final while strengthening their attempt to reclaim the County Championship crown.

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Jason Gillespie spent five years as Yorkshire's first-team coach.

‘Never say never’ - Jason Gillespie on possible future Yorkshire return

Jason Gillespie has admitted “you never say never” when asked about the possibility of rejoining Yorkshire in the future.

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Yorkshire players celebrate as Ben Coad takes one of his six wickets (Photo: SW Pix)

Yorkshire v Lancashire: Ben Coad takes advantage of toss error in County Championship Roses match

Ben Coad continued his remarkable start to the new season with a career best six for 25 from 11.4 overs as Yorkshire seized control of their Specsavers County Championship Roses clash at Headingley.
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Tom Kohler Cadmore on his way to his fifty for Worcestershire (Picture:
 Jonathan Barry/Worcester Evening News)

Yorkshire in swiftly to land Tom Kohler-Cadmore

MARTYN MOXON has hailed Tom Kohler-Cadmore as one of English cricket’s brightest young talents after the Worcestershire batsman agreed to join Yorkshire for next season.

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Ryan Sidebottom and Jack Brooks leading the attack for Yorkshire

Roses recap: Lancashire v Yorkshire - Peter Handscomb strikes century in Old Trafford draw

Yorkshire were unable to manufacture a win against Lancashire on the final day of the Roses battle at Old Trafford on Monday.

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