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No Coward Soul - The Remarkable Story of Bob Appleyard - Stephen Chalke and Derek Hodgson

Triumph over the greatest adversity

Everyone with a fair knowledge of cricketing `greats' knows that Bob Appleyard is the only player to capture 200 first class wickets in his first full season and that in the winter of 1954-55 he helped England bring back the Ashes for the first time

Yorkshire collapse to Grayson as Essex snatch consolation victory

Left-arm spinner Paul Grayson returned career-best figures of five for 20 against his former county as bottom club Essex pulled off a remarkable victory over CricInfo Championship winners Yorkshire on the final day of the season at Scarborough today

Yorkshire declaration sets up exciting finish

Yorkshire paved the way for an exciting climax to the season by making a surprise declaration against Essex at Scarborough when trailing by 146 runs on the first innings

Yorkshire receive CricInfo Championship trophy

New CricInfo County Champions Yorkshire received the Lord's Taverners Trophy from CricInfo managing director Peter Griffiths during the lunch interval on the first day of their last match of the season against Essex at Scarborough today

Gloucestershire thrashed by Yorkshire in NUL relegation battle

Darren Gough led the way with three for 15 as Yorkshire Phoenix skittled Gloucestershire Gladiators for 91 at Scarborough to win by 70 runs and leave themselves with a great chance of avoiding relegation to Division Two of the Norwich Union League

Lehmann's thunder blows away Notts

Darren Lehmann celebrated Yorkshire winning the CricInfo Championship by tearing up the record books with a a sensational knock of 191 in Yorkshire Phoenix's match against Nottinghamshire Outlaws in Division One of the Norwich Union League at