Bradford League: Haynes among wickets as Townville bounce back

Overseas quick bowler Shkym Haynes was in good form to help Townville to return to winning ways in the Premier Division of the All Rounder Bradford League.

Yorkshire legend, Fred Trueman.

Chris Waters: Declining on-field standards lack the wit of Fiery Fred

WHEN I wrote a biography of Fred Trueman a few years ago I had to make a decision on the subject of swearing.

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Richard Locke hit 48 in Hemsworth's win against Brodsworth.

Evans smashes century in Thorpe Audlin’s easy victory

NEIGHBOURS HUNDHILL Hall and Thorpe Audlin steppped up their Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Three promotion challenges.

South Kirkby's Dale Woolsey struck 111.

Woolsey leads run spree as South Kirkby recover excellently

DALE WOOLSEY hammered 111 as South Kirkby piled up Pontefract and District Cricket League’s highest total of the day of 263-6 against Division One rivals Old Sharlston.

All-rounder Marcus Walmsley hammered 56 and took 6-68 in Methleys win against Morley. Picture: Steve Riding.

Double dose of misery for Townville

Townville were hit by a double setback last weekend.

Liam Hyde struck 63 and bagged  3-42.

Hyde plays key role as Castleford keep up pressure at top

ALL rounder Liam Hyde was outstanding as Castleford 1sts kept up the pressure on Yorkshire and District Senior League Premier Division leaders Sessay by coming out on top at fourth-placed Dunnington.

Jonathan Hughes hit 43 in Streethouse's cupp win against Rossington on Sunday.

Streethouse stay on course for league and cup double

Division One leaders Streethouse stayed on course for a league and cup double in Pontefract and District Cricket League by beating Rossington Main in Sunday’s Dyson-Skidmore Trophy quarterfinal.

Craig Larrington bagged five wickets in Knottingley's win against Whitley Bridge.

Abdy and Pugh go to town for Fairburn

SKIPPER Jake Abdy and James Pugh were outstanding as Fairburn maintained their Pontefract and District Cricket League Division One title challenge with Saturday’s 84-run victory at Hatfield Town.

Alex Clemo clouted an unbeaten 77 in Glasshoughton's win.

Collis and Binns shine in Frickley’s victory

TOM Collis hit 109 and Lewis Binns had superb figures of 9-20 from 13 overs in Frickley Colliery’s 125-run victory over Sykehouse in Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Four.

All-rounder Adam Rothera hit 29 and claimed 2-50 in Ledsham's win at Garforth Parish Church.

Day bags four wickets as Ledsham end lean spell

Ledsham ended a five-match losing run in Wetherby Cricket League Division One with Saturday’s four wicket victory at Garforth Parish Church.

England captain Joe Root interviewed by the press during the nets session at Lord's. Picture: Nigel French/PA

England v South Africa - Joe Root ready for scrutiny that comes with new lead role

Joe Root is relishing the start of his tenure as England captain at last – but knows his new role will impose a level of scrutiny he has never previously experienced.

Muhammad Akhlaq struck 78 in Methley's victory over Birstall in the Priestley Cup quarterfinals on Sunday. Picture: Steve Riding.

Methley pile up 324 to book place in semi-finals

METHLEY visit Farsley in the Bradford PPremier Cricket League’s Priestley Cup semi-finals on Sunday, July 30.

Yorkshire's team huddle as Somerset's opening batsman come out for the start of their second innings at Scarborough.

VIDEO - Yorkshire v Somerset: Depleted hosts struggle to gain advantage at Scarborough

THERE was no more ironic sight at Scarborough on Wednesday than that of a fielder wearing a white floppy sunhat with the number 70 on his back.

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How the new stand should look

Stand and deliver: Headingley facelift given £10m boost

HEADINGLEY stadium is to be renamed Emerald Headingley Stadium after Yorkshire and Leeds Rhinos secured a naming rights deal believed to be worth around £10m.

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David Wainwright.

Wainwright hits century as Castleford climb to second

Skipper David Wainwright led from the front with a brilliant century as Castleford recorded a convincing 91-run success against Studley Royal in the Hunters York Senior League’s Premier Division.

Mark Robinson, who rejoined Streethouse from Brook-Walton before the start of this season, hit an unbeaten half-century in Saturday's win against South Kirkby. Picture: Steve Riding.

Streethouse stretch unbeaten start to ten league games

Streethouse stayed firmly on course to lift the Pontefract and District Cricket League Division One title by stretching their unbeaten start to the season to ten matches.

Hundhill Hall were too good for Normanton.

All-rounder Latimer shines in Hundhill Hall’s win

Scott Latimer and Dan Ferguson shared an oppening 117-run stand as Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Six East leaders Hundhill Hall beat Normanton by 56 runs.

Thorpe Audlin won by seven wickets at Normanton.

Thorpe Audlin book place in trophy semi-finals

THORPE Audlin visit Calder Grove and Pledwick host Crigglestone in the Bob Martindale Memorial Trophy semi-finals on Sunday, July 9.

Craig Walker claimed 6-24 for Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Four leaders Ackworth in Saturday's victory against Garforth.

Walker bags six wickets as leaders beat Garforth

ACKWORTH have a 15 point lead over closest rivals Pledwick in Pontefract and District Cricket League Division Four after winning by 40 runs at Garforth.

NOT CONVINCED: Yorkshire director of cricket 
Martyn Moxon and first-team coach Andrew Gale study the pink balls used this week at Headingley against Surrey.Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Pink-ball experiment should be given one more chance, says Yorkshire’s Andrew Gale

YORKSHIRE first-team coach Andrew Gale has admitted that he is no fan of the pink ball and has questioned whether it had any impact on crowd numbers at Headingley.

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