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Yorkshire chief brands prize money in cricket ‘a joke’

YORKSHIRE chairman Steve Denison has branded the prize money in county cricket as “a joke”.

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Yorkshire CCC chairman Steve Denison (left), pictured with his predecessor Colin Graves at the club's AGM in 2015.
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Yorkshire CCC confident of easing their debt in next 10 years

YORKSHIRE believe they could clear their crippling debts within 10 years.

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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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Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root will miss Yorkshire's start to the season. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow ruled out of Yorkshire’s opening County Championship games

YORKSHIRE will be without England’s Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow for their first two County Championship matches, but they will have new overseas signing Peter Handscomb available from the start of the season.

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Bernard Goulding claimed the Service to Sport Award for his services to local cricket

Goulding and Rhodes seal Sports Awards success

The area’s sporting stars were honoured at Monday night’s 2016 Scarborough & District Sports Awards.

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Ryan Sidebottom will retire at the end of the season

Sidebottom to call time on 20-year career

Yorkshire seamer Ryan Sidebottom has announced his decision to retire from all forms of cricket at the end of the 2017 season.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Beckett League champs Staithes handed home Village Cup opener against winners Sessay

Readers Scarborough Beckett Cricket League Premier Division champions Staithes have been drawn at home to The Cricketer Village Cup holders Sessay in their opening match this season.

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Whitby's Adam Lyth has backed Joe Root to be a success as England Test captain

LYTH: Root will be a top skipper

Whitby’s Adam Lyth has thrown his weight behind new England skipper and long-time Yorkshire teammate Joe Root.

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Ravenscar Evening League captain Freddie Barker in fielding action

Evening League clubs vote in favour of fielding rule change

Member clubs voted in favour of a rule change which aims to help protect young bowlers at tonight's AndyHire Scarborough Evening Cricket League AGM.

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Harburn Cup to be renamed in memory of Linda Goulding

AndyHire Evening League cricket teams will meet up for their AGM at Scarborough Cricket Club on Monday night, 7.30pm start.

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Gary Ballance is Yorkshire's new skipper

Ballance is named new Tykes skipper

Yorkshire County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that Gary Ballance has been appointed as Club captain.

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Lockton, pictured before last season's Severfield Cup final, which they lost to Cloughton 2nds

Lockton CC quit Beckett League

Lockton Cricket Club have resigned from the Readers Scarborough Beckett Cricket League due to a lack of players.

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Yorkshire's new shirts, modelled by Jack Brooks and Tim Bresnan

Yorkshire reveal new kits ahead of 2017 campaign

Yorkshire County Cricket Club today launched their brand new playing shirts for the NatWest T20 Blast and Specsavers County Championship competitions in 2017.

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Grindale CC resign from Readers Scarborough Beckett League

Readers Scarborough Beckett Cricket League Division One side Grindale CC have folded.

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Adam Lyth

Lyth ready to fight for England recall

Yorkshire batsman Adam Lyth believes his England career is far from over despite falling behind young prospects Ben Duckett and Haseeb Hameed in the pecking order.

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Forge Valley's Tom Brough plundered a huge 824 runs this season

Brough and Hesp grab Merit honours

The 2016 Readers Scarborough Beckett League (SBL) Merit Award winners have been announced.

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Andrew Gale.

Andrew Gale: It’s time to take stock after a draining Championship season

THINGS are still a little bit raw after what happened to us at Yorkshire in our final game of the County Championship season against Middlesex at Lord’s last week, if I am being honest.

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Yorkshire's departing coach Jason Gillespie

Jason Gillespie’s exit will not slow Yorkshire’s progress – Martyn Moxon

MARTYN MOXON believes that Yorkshire will continue to be successful despite the departure of first team coach Jason Gillespie as he steps up the search for the Australian’s replacement.

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Video: Emotional Andrew Gale to consider role as Yorkshire captain

ANDREW GALE said he will consider his position as captain after Yorkshire failed in their attempt to win a hat-trick of Championships.

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