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Billy Root intent on making a name for himself

Nottinghamshire and Leeds Bradford MCCU’s Billy Root is a young cricketer to look out for and it has nothing to do with that headline-grabbing surname. The twenty-two year old from Sheffield plays for Sheffield Collegiate in the ECB Yorkshire League and crams in games for the Weetwood-based MCC universities hub in Leeds and second-eleven county cricket. Last October, Will, Bill,… Read more →

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The Strange Death of English Leg Spin

A little like a Japanese graphic novel, I’m reading a thought-provoking cricket book about English leg-spin backwards in order to review it. No sniggering at the back…no, that doesn’t mean it must be a short book either because of the subject matter. You just wait to be suitably enlightened. I can’t testify as to whether this particular mode of reading… Read more →

Alex Jervis

What do you know about disability cricket in Yorkshire?

Disability cricket in Yorkshire is set for a much-needed financial boost when ten members of the Yorkshire Cricket Board (YCB) undertake a 100-mile cycling challenge for charity in July. Joining them on this two-wheeled adventure will be cricketers from the visually impaired team and the physical and learning difficulties county side. The money raised, in aid of The Yorkshire Cricket… Read more →

Yorkshire CCC

Yorkshire Vikings embark on T20 regional tour

  The Yorkshire Vikings begin their domestic T20 preparation in earnest this week by taking on league opposition in Middlesbrough. The Vikings were due to play against a South Yorkshire Select XI at Sheffield Collegiate’s ground, Abbeydale Park, on Tuesday 5 May (**EDITOR’S NOTE: Sheffield was cancelled early due to weather conditions) before taking on North Yorkshire South Durham XI… Read more →

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