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Yorkshire v Leicestershire: Tim Bresnan credited with the evolution of Matthew Waite

MATTHEW WAITE has hailed the help given to him by Yorkshire’s England players and cited Tim Bresnan as a particular role model as he makes his way in the county’s first team.

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Jonny Bairstow

As it Happened - Yorkshire defeated but still qualify for Royal London Cup knockout stages

YORKSHIRE VIKINGS fell to a five-wicket defeat against Warwickshire Bears in the Royal London Cup, but their qualification for the knockout stages was still confirmed.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance hits out.

The Verdict: Gary Ballance making case for England recall after leading Yorkshire to victory

IT WAS not so long ago that Gary Ballance was branded “unselectable” as an England player.

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Yorkshire all-rounder David Willey returns to his former county this afternoon

LIVE: Northants Steelbacks v Yorkshire Vikings: How Yorkshire claimed victory in Royal London Cup

Gary Ballance made a perfectly-paced 152 not out to steer Yorkshire towards the knockout stage of the Royal London Cup with a mighty 164-run win over Northamptonshire at Wantage Road.

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Stylish defiance from Peter Handscomb can’t prevent first Royal London Cup defeat for Yorkshire

FOR THE second time in three days, Yorkshire needed to make their record run-chase to win a one-day match.

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FRIDAY BEST: Yorkshire's Peter Handscomb hit a one-day best score of 88 but it couldn't prevent defeat at New Road.

As it Happened: Worcestershire v Yorkshire - How the Vikings slipped to defeat at New Road

Yorkshire Vikings came up short in their attempts to record a fourth straight win in the Royal London Cup when they fell to defeat at Worcestershire on Friday.

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CALLED AWAY: Jonny Bairstow is one of five Yorkshire players on England duty as the county take on Worcestershire in the Royal London Cup. Picture: SWPix.com

Worcestershire v Yorkshire: Andrew Gale confident of success without ‘famous five’

YORKSHIRE first-team coach Andrew Gale is confident that his side can maintain their 100 per cent start to the Royal London Cup despite the absence of their five England players.

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Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow celebrates his century. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

As it Happened: Yorkshire v Durham - Jonny Bairstow blasts hosts to victory at Headingley

YORKSHIRE continued their excellent start to their Royal London Cup campaign when they chased down an imposing total in comfort to defeat Durham at Headingley on Wednesday.

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Yorkshire's Liam Plunkett. (Picture: James Hardisty)

Yorkshire v Durham: England sorry over recall of county’s bowling stars

ENGLAND have apologised to Yorkshire after pulling David Willey and Liam Plunkett out of today’s Royal London Cup game against Durham at the 11th hour.

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Yorkshire's Azeem Rafiq celebrates dismissing Lancashire's Ryan McLaren. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Yorkshire cruise to Roses win over Lancashire at Headingley

PETER HANDSCOMB made his highest score for Yorkshire and Gary Ballance continued his excellent start to the season as Yorkshire made it two wins out of two in the Royal London Cup.

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Yorkshire Vikings v Lancashire Lightning: More opportunities for Joe Root to assess his England attack

JOE ROOT is looking forward to facing the second half of his new-ball Test attack, having already got the better of Stuart Broad en route to his highest one-day score for Yorkshire.

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LEADING MAN: Yorkshire's Gary Ballance in action against Hampshire earlier this season (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Leading man role suits Yorkshire’s Gary Ballance well

ANDREW GALE has piled praise on Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance and said that the captaincy has given him a new lease of life.

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Captain Gary Ballance scored a Yorkshire-best 203 not out against Hampshire to go with his first innings 108 (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Hampshire v Yorkshire - The Verdict: Gary Ballance excels to rescue draw for Yorkshire

MUCH more of this and it might be playfully suggested that there is a case for appointing Gary Ballance as the specialist captain of the England Test side.

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WHO WILL PREVAIL? Hampshire's Jimmy Adams or Yorkshire captain, Gary Ballance.

As it Happened - How Yorkshire ground out a draw at Hampshire - The Story of Day Four

YORKSHIRE earned themselves a draw against Hampshire after fighting back from a bad first innings with the bat at the Ageas Bowl.

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Hampshire's James Vince (Picture: Simon Hulme).

Hampshire v Yorkshire: We let it get away from us – Gary Ballance

THEY came to the Ageas Bowl in the hope of watching England batsmen Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow.

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England's Liam Plunkett during the Royal London One Day International Series at the County Ground, Bristol. (Picture: Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

Yorkshire’s passion for cricket tips balance on Liam Plunkett’s decision to extend his stay

LIAM PLUNKETT has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at Yorkshire until the end of 2018.

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Hampshire's Kyle Abbott celebrates dismissing Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan for his fifth wicket in the innings. (Picture: SWPix.com)

Yorkshire v Hampshire: Injury-hit Yorkshire succumb to surprise reverse

THE TERM “squeaky-bum time” is often used at this time of year as the football season draws to a close.

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Yorkshire will attempt to wrap up victory on day three

LIVE: Yorkshire v Hampshire: Hants shock White Rose with a day to spare

Hampshire produced a fine chase to beat Yorkshire by four wickets at Headingley in their opening game of the Specsavers County Championship.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance hits out during his century on the opening day of the season. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Yorkshire v Hampshire (day one): Gary Ballance quickly shows he is happy leading from the front

CAPTAINCY brings out the best in Gary Ballance.

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An injury crisis has left Steve Patterson as Yorkshire's main frontline bowler for the County Championship opener

LIVE: Yorkshire v Hampshire: Latest updates from County Championship opener at Headingley

Yorkshire open their 2017 County Championship campaign at home to Hampshire today.

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