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Sidebottom: Relegation season stems from early Notts defeat

After leaving reigning champions Nottinghamshire to return to Yorkshire, Ryan Sidebottom has pointed to the early season defeat by his former county as the root of the Tykes’ troubles this season. Yorkshire’s relegation was confirmed at 2.20pm on the first … Continue reading

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Sidebottom and Bairstow add to Yorkshire folklore

The names of Bairstow and Sidebottom are etched even more deeply into Yorkshire folklore after the sons of famous fathers entered the record books with a stand of 151 at Trent Bridge. It was a county record for the ninth … Continue reading

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Young Wells stands out from the crowd

Among the sons of famous fathers currently playing county cricket, three featured prominently in two of the great turnarounds in the third round of LV County Championship matches. Luke Wells scored his maiden century as Sussex overhauled a first innings … Continue reading

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Yorks still hopeful of including McGrath

Anthony McGrath has been included in a 14-man Yorkshire squad for the County Championship opener against Worcestershire at New Road, with 20-year-old Joe Root also named as cover. McGrath, 35, suffered complications in his recovery from knee surgery and was … Continue reading

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McGrath doubtful for season’s start

Yorkshire’s most experienced batsman, Anthony McGrath, is doubtful for the club’s opening County Championship match against Worcestershire at New Road on April 8. The 35-year-old former captain has developed a nerve problem in his right leg, just when he seemed … Continue reading

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Robinson defends signing of foreign trio

  Cricket manager Mark Robinson has defended Sussex’s decision to strengthen their squad with three players not qualified for England. New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent is applying for British citizenship after agreeing a one-day contract with the county while Pakistan … Continue reading

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No overseas players for Yorks in 2011

Yorkshire are planning not to sign any overseas players, even for Twenty20 cricket, next season. Despite the six-figure, three-year deal signed last month by car dealers JCT600 to become the club’s main official sponsor, director of cricket Martyn Moxon said: … Continue reading

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New Shreck contract is sign of Notts faith

  Nottinghamshire have shown their faith in Charlie Shreck by awarding the big Cornishman a two-year contract, despite the major problems of form and fitness he has suffered in the last two summers. Shreck only played in five County Championship … Continue reading

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Moxon delighted at Sidebottom return

Martyn Moxon has finally got his man. During his time as Durham coach he thought he had succeeded in signing Ryan Sidebottom and he is delighted to have persuaded the 32-year-old left-arm bowler to return to Yorkshire. When Sidebottom left … Continue reading

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Two more join Durham’s long casualty list

With their County Championship title hopes gone, Durham have suffered yet more injury blows with Mark Davies and Ben Stokes back on the casualty list. The members have been left with a difficult choice for their Player of the Year, … Continue reading

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