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Ben Stokes’ Ashes heroics at Headingley shortlisted for BBC’s Sporting Moment of the Year

Ben Stokes’ Ashes heroics at Headingley shortlisted for BBC’s Sporting Moment of the Year

By Jamie Heron A local sports journalist has claimed that Ben Stokes’ heroic innings in the third test of The Ashes at Headingley Stadium this summer has re-ignited the life of cricket in Yorkshire. Soon to play for the Yorkshire-based Northern Superchargers, Ben Stokes’ legendary performance has been shortlisted for BBC Sport’s Moment of the Year. Will Ford, a journalist […]

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Late night Ashes cricket not on the menu at Horsforth pubs

Yorkshire's England captain Joe Root

By Jake Jones As the England national cricket side find themselves under the cosh in Australia, local pubs in Horsforth have mixed feelings about getting into the Ashes spirit. With the contest well and truly underway, cricket’s biggest rivalry is mostly taking place while the UK sleeps. This time around the event is only being televised on one station, contrary […]

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Ashes preview – day three

England captain Alastair Cook

By Mike Berriman Two days into the Ashes and there is still little to choose between England and Australia. The tourists will begin day three on 254-5, still 176 runs shy of England’s first innings total of 430.

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Ashes hopes rest on Yorkshire talent

Cricket players

By Michael Berriman The Ashes begins at Lords on Wednesday with English hopes resting largely on a quartet of Yorkshire talent. Joe Root, Gary Ballance, Adam Lyth and Adil Rashid are all included in England’s 13-man squad picked to play Australia.

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