Sussex’s unbeaten record ends with a crushing ten-wicket defeat
Anybody in Yorkshire will mention two things about their team this summer. This is apart from Joe Root being the next big thing, which is now deemed to be so obvious they barely speak about it any longer.
Warwickshire pulled off an unlikely escape act to salvage a draw as yesterday's sole remaining County Championship fixture produced a thriller in Taunton.
Yorkshire 96 & 27-1 Sussex 356
Worcestershire 286 Yorkshire 284-7 (Yorkshire trail by 3 runs)
Worcestershire 286 Yorkshire
Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid was today called into the England World Cup squad as a replacement for Michael Yardy.
After allowing the Twittersphere to disappear up its own backside with all manner of nonsensical conspiracy theories, England's selectors finally opted for the routine yesterday. They called up Chris Tremlett to replace Stuart Broad in the World Cup squad.
Yorkshire's lead in the County Championship was cut from 21 points to six after a gallant attempt to chase down 369 to beat Essex at Chelmsford ultimately failed.
The Yorkshire leg-spinner tells Jon Culley that being sent back to county cricket was the making of him... and that he still dreams of going on the Ashes tour
In this fractured, fragmented season, it is a pleasure to welcome the return of the County Championship on Tuesday. It has been away too long.
Yorkshire 425 Warwickshire 253 & 193-3
The change of captain that followed Durham's innings defeat against Nottinghamshire last week brought an immediate pay-off yesterday as the champions sealed a second win of the season in Phil Mustard's first match in charge.
As at Lord's, there is an honours board in the Yorkshire dressing room at Headingley, on which every batsman who scores a century and bowler who takes five wickets has their name written. Or rather, as captain Andrew Gale says with a smile, it's not like Lord's at all.
Yorkshire 610-6 dec Durham 215-4
Kent 317 & 327-7 Yorkshire 283