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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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Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones celebrates after taking the wicket of Yorkshire's Andy Hodd.

Yorkshire fall short in Lord’s pursuit of hat-trick

IT was a picture-perfect day at Lord’s.

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Captain Andrew Gale puts blame on batting problems as champions dethroned

AN emotional Andrew Gale criticised Yorkshire’s batting and the ECB’s decision to block Jonny Bairstow representing the county following yesterday’s dramatic final day at Lord’s.

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Video: Yorkshire’s Tim Bresnan takes the positives despite Lord’s dismay

TIM BRESNAN believes Yorkshire’s squad can take heart from a gutsy performance after the County Championship title slipped through their hands on a dramatic final day at Lord’s.

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Tim Bresnan will be looking for wickets on Friday after rescuing Yorkshire's title hopes yesterday.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: As it happened

Yorkshire missed out on a third straight County Championship title on a thrilling final day against Middlesex at Lord's.
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Tim Bresnan is embraced by Azeem Rafiq after reaching his century for Yorkshire against Middlesex (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Tim Bresnan ensures champions’ hat-trick hopes are kept alive

IF Tim Bresnan was a stick of seaside rock, the word “Yorkshire” would run through it from top to bottom.

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Azeem Rafiq and Tim Bresnan celebrated milestones in the morning session

Yorkshire v Middlesex (day three) - As it happened...

Yorkshire ensured a thrilling final day of the County Championship season awaits tomorrow after moving into a commanding position against Middlesex at Lord's.
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Yorkshire's first team coach Jason Gillespie and Ryan Sidebottom look dejected on the balcony at Lords.

Bresnan leads defiant Yorkshire in pursuit of testing Lord’s target

SLOWLY but surely, the picture is becoming clearer.

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GALLERY: Yorkshire v Middlesex - Day one in pictures...

Middlesex and Yorkshire played out an even first day’s play in the crucial County Championship title showdown at Lord’s on Tuesday.

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Yorkshires Tim Bresnan celebrates trapping Middlesexs John Simpson lbw in the sides crucial County Championship match at Lords (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Ex-Leeds student Nick Gubbins poses questions for champions

THERE are those who feel that England director of cricket Andrew Strauss has already done his bit to thwart Yorkshire’s bid for a third successive title by denying the club permission to play Jonny Bairstow in this match.

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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan celebrates trapping Middlesex's John Simpson lbw Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Middlesex v Yorkshire (day one): Ex-Leeds student Nick Gubbins hits ton to dent White Rose hopes at Lord’s

Nick Gubbins defied Yorkshire’s five-man seam attack with a battling 120 not out at Lord’s to guide Middlesex to 208 for 5 on the opening day of the potential Specsavers County Championship title decider between the top two in Division One.

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Darren Lehmann goes on the attack for Yorkshire against Durham.

Bygones: The day Darren Lehmann eclipsed Don Bradman but bowed out with George Hirst in sight

FAREWELLS do not come any fonder than Darren Lehmann’s for Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow, in action for England earlier this yearPicture: Adam Davy/PA

Yorkshire hit out at ECB after Jonny Bairstow refused permission to play in Lord’s title showdown

YORKSHIRE have launched a strongly worded attack on the England and Wales Cricket Board after they were refused permission to play Jonny Bairstow in their County Championship title showdown against Middlesex.

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Andrew Gale: Treble looks impossible for any side to achieve

PEOPLE speak about how hard it has been for Yorkshire to fight for honours on three fronts at the end of the season.

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Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom fields the ball against Somerset at Headingley earlier this week. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

CricketTalk: Down to the wire - who will win the three-horse race for the County Championship title? Yorkshire?

WELL, it couldn’t be any tighter.

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Jake Lehmann sweeps Somerset's spinner Micheal Leach away.

Lehmann’s century is not enough to save Yorkshire

“WHAT a day,” tweeted Darren Lehmann as he celebrated news of his son, Jake’s, first hundred for Yorkshire.

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Jake Lehmann was leading Yorkshire's fight for survival at Headingley. Picture: Dave Williams.

Yorkshire v Somerset: Jake Lehmann’s defiant century fails to rescue Yorkshire from defeat

Jake Lehmann scored a magnificent century in a losing cause as Somerset overcame Yorkshire by ten wickets on the third day of the Specsavers County Championship match at Headingley.

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Yorkshire's captain Andrew Gale contemplates defeat and the loss of the county championship after being bowled by Somerset's Tim Groenewald. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Yorkshire v Somerset (day 2): Yorkshire struggle as title hat-trick ebbs away

THERE was a convivial atmosphere in the hot September sunshine, but there was a resigned mood among spectators at Headingley yesterday.

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Yorkshire's head coach, Jason Gillespie and Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA.

Yorkshire v Somerset: Call goes out for Yorkshire to give Jason Gillespie ‘rousing’ Headingley send-off

YORKSHIRE chief executive Mark Arthur is calling on the club’s supporters to give coach Jason Gillespie a rousing send-off as the Australian prepares to take charge of his final home game at Headingley.

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Yorkshire's players celebrate the wicket of Somerset's Arul Suppiah off the bowling of Adil Rashid during their 2013 encounter at Headingley which ended in a draw. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWPix.com

Haven’t we met before? Yorkshire v Somerset ...

YORKSHIRE’S quest for a third consecutive County Championship title is reaching its climax and, with just two games remaining, it is still all to play for.

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