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Jason Gillespie to stand down as Yorkshire CCC coach at end of 2016 season

JASON GILLESPIE has resigned as Yorkshire’s first team coach.

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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan stands dejected after defeat in the Royal London Cup semi-final at Headingley. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA.

Royal London Cup: Semi-final misery continues for Yorkshire as they come up short against Surrey

ON the one hand, the portents were not favourable: Yorkshire had lost 16 of their previous 19 List A semi-finals dating back to 1979.

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Surrey celebrate as they win the One Day Cup semi-final against Yorkshire Vikings at Headingley. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA.

Royal London Cup: Yorkshire v Surrey - Misery for Yorkshire as they miss out on Lord’s final yet again in Headingley defeat

Three wickets in nine balls at a cost of two runs for Stuart Meaker tore the heart out of Yorkshire’s batting at Headingley and sent Surrey through to the final of the Royal London One-Day Cup at Lord’s.

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Yorkshire head coach, Jason Gillespie.
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire v Surrey: White-ball progress gives Jason Gillespie grounds for optimism as prize of Lord’s final awaits

JASON GILLESPIE believes there has been clear progress in Yorkshire’s one-day cricket this year, regardless of the result of tomorrow’s semi-final.

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Yorkshire's players celebrate their victory over Nottinghamshire at Scarborough.

Andrew Gale: Outstanding display against Notts left me as proud as punch

IT WAS just fantastic for us to win at Scarborough this week and I thought our bowling display was as good as I have seen.

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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan gives tyhe thumbs up as his side defeat Nottinghamshire. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Tim Bresnan and ‘Blotter’ combine to vindicate Yorkshire’s Scarborough tactics

IT was not so much North Marine Road as Submarine Road at Scarborough cricket ground on Thursday night.

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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan celebrates dismissing Nottinghamshire's Chris Read for his fifth wicket of the innings at Scarborough. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

GALLERY: Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire - Tim Bresnan’s career-best return seals White Rose victory

Yorkshire moved to within five points of County Championship leaders Middlesex after wrapping up a resounding 305-run victory over Nottinghamshire at Scarborough.

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NICE START: Jack Brooks celebrates taking the wicket of Notts' Steven Mullaney before lunch at Scaroborough on day three. Picture: Dave Williams.

Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire (day three): Gary Ballance hoping weather stays kind to boost defending champions’ title defence

“THE greatest cricket festival in the whole of the world,” proclaimed Colin Graves of Scarborough during a lunchtime speech in the Festival marquee.

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Yorkshires Ryan Sidebottom celebrates dismissing Nottinghamshires Samit Patel during a burst which wrecked the visitors hopes at Scarborough. (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix)

Yorkshire v Notts: Seaside air leaves Gary Ballance in mood to play on

THERE is a fine line between wanting Yorkshire to do well but not wanting them to do so well that it cuts short a visit to Scarborough.

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Spectators watch play from their deckchairs on the first day of Yorkshires match against Nottinghamshire at Scarborough (Picture: Richard Ponter).

Yorkshire are left indebted to Andrew Hodd and Azeem Rafiq

THE day was sunny and very warm, made bearable by a cooling breeze blowing from the Trafalgar Square end.

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Yorkshire's first-team coach Jason Gillespie (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire: Yorkshire lookint to seize the moment in Championship title bid

THE NatWest T20 Blast is all done and dusted.

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Yorkshire Vikings' David Willey (left) reacts after picking up an injury after an attempt to catch off his bowling during the NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston, Birmingham. (Picture: PA)

Second scan clears Willey for action as Yorkshire get ready for Notts

TWENTY-four hours after announcing that he had been ruled out of the one-day series against Pakistan through injury, England yesterday announced that David Willey, the Yorkshire all-rounder, is to rejoin the national squad after all.

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Daniel Fitzpatrick took 3/3 for Barwick-in-Elmet (Photo: Caught Light Photography)

Wetherby League: Hillam and Monk Fryston bowled out for lowest score in Division One history

Hillam and Monk Fryston collapsed to the lowest score in Division One history and the third worst ever in the Wetherby League on Saturday.

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Durham Jets' Mark Wood (centre) celebrates after bowling Yorkshire Vikings' Tim Bresnan during the NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day at Edgbaston, Birmingham. (Picture: Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

Yorkshire vow to hit back after T20 defeat

YORKSHIRE’s dream of winning the treble is over, but first team coach Jason Gillespie insisted that his players will come back fighting as they target the next best prize of a league and cup double.

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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth hits a boundary during his innings against Kent in the Royal London One-Day Cup.

Andrew Gale: Lord’s showdown is looming and we’re really beginning to hit our straps

AT this moment in time, the County Championship title race looks like going right down to the wire.

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Yorkshire director of cricket Martyn Moxon

T20 Finals Day: Yorkshire inspired by their past failures

MARTYN MOXON believes the pain of Yorkshire’s defeat in the final of the 2012 T20 competition can help spur them on to go one better this time.

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Yorkshire's David Willey

T20 Finals Day: David Willey is aiming to give Yorkshire the edge

NO-ONE is better qualified than David Willey when it comes to the T20 Finals Day experience.

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Alex Lees.

T20 Finals Day: Adam Lyth’s knock the spark for Yorkshire’s white-ball momentum – Alex Lees

ONE man who deserves plenty of credit for Yorkshire’s progress to Finals Day is Alex Lees.

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Yorkshire's Liam Plunkett catches Kent's Darren Stevens off his own bowling during Thursday's quarter-final. Picture: Adam Davy/PA.

Liam Plunkett silences abusive spectators by leading Yorkshire to Royal London semi-finals

FOR much of the night, a group of individuals beneath the lime tree at the St Lawrence ground taunted the Yorkshire pace bowler Liam Plunkett.

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Adam Lyth led the way with bat for Yorkshire Vimkings at Kent on Thursday night. Picture: PA.

Yorkshire survive Kent scare to set up Royal London semi-final date with Surrey

Yorkshire squeezed into the Royal London One-Day Cup semi-finals by beating Kent by 11 runs in a slow-burning thriller under the Canterbury floodlights –

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