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Is this the most incredible scorecard of the cricket season?

Hampsthwaite Firsts vs Ouseburn 2nd XI in Division Four of the Nidderdale Cricket League wouldn’t, at first glance, be an obvious fixture to showcase on the Cricket Yorkshire Podcast. However, this match has one of the most eye-catching scorecards you’ll see this season. It features a sizzling double-hundred, a record-breaking tenth-wicket partnership and a victory that flipped the formbook on… Read more →

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Nigel Martyn on life behind the stumps for Leeds Mods

In the latest episode of the Cricket Yorkshire Podcast, former Leeds United and England goalkeeper Nigel Martyn is on top form talking about his switch from professional football to league cricket in North Leeds. Cricket came first for Cornishman Martyn who got stuck into league cricket with St Austell and Fowey before a blossoming football career between the posts took… Read more →

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BBC Look North’s Paul Hudson on Yorkshire weather and club cricket

BBC weather presenter Paul Hudson is immediately into his stride as we discuss how the weather has been a nightmare across Yorkshire. Just the day before, he’d interviewed a farmer who reckoned March was the wettest month since December 2015. While a field of farm produce and a prized cricket square might not appear as natural comparisons, the sheer volume… Read more →

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Meet the deafblind cricket author who’s followed England around the world

Paul Duffin is a remarkable man who has not let the fact that he is severely sight and hearing impaired quash his passion for cricket one little bit. When I heard about the deafblind Wetherby-based author who had written about his tales of travelling to thirteen Test grounds to follow England between 2003 and 2012, it was crying out for… Read more →

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Indoor cricket nets: Six ways to train smarter

Mark Lawson, Director of Coaching at ProCoach, Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s official coaching partner, is immediately into his stride on how to get the best out of indoor nets. At this time of year, the weird environment of stark lighting, sports hall terrain and matting for a pitch is a significant ritual, normally over several months, designed to ease out… Read more →

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