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Yorkshire v Durham, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Headingley, 3rd day

Yorkshire delight in not-quite-perfect day

Sep 8, 2016: Yorkshire asserted themselves so successfully against Durham with both bat and ball that victory looks comfortably within their grasp on the final day

David Hopps

Yorkshire v Durham, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Headingley, 1st day

Lees fortifies Yorkshire's hat-trick hopes

Sep 6, 2016: Alex Lees sustained Yorkshire during a tricky opening day against Durham with a season's best 132, passing 1000 first-class runs in the process

David Hopps at Headingley

NatWest T20 Blast, Finals Day

Lees delights in a rapid transformation

Aug 19, 2016: Suddenly Yorkshire are confident in white-ball cricket but it was not always that way. The change over the past few weeks has been dramatic

Paul Edwards

Lancashire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Gale ends lean run but concerns persist

Aug 15, 2016: Andrew Gale mustered his best sore of a difficult season but it did not ease his troubles entirely as Lancashire continued to dominate the Roses match

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, NatWest Blast, North Group, Trent Bridge

Furious Lees lambasts 'terrible' umpiring decision

Jul 15, 2016: Yorkshire skipper Alex Lees lambasted an umpiring decision by Martin Saggers as 'terrible' as Nottinghamshire all but assured themselves of a last-eight place

Jon Culley at Trent Bridge

Yorkshire v Middlesex, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Scarborough, 1st day

Ballance feels Scarborough's restorative powers with timely hundred

Jul 3, 2016: Scarborough's restorative properties have long been proclaimed by many who love nothing better than to holiday in this grand old seaside town

David Hopps at North Marine Road

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Absorbing contest ends with Yorkshire nine down

May 4, 2016: A match that both sides might have won and lost on several occasions eventually came down to the final delivery

George Dobell at Trent Bridge

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Lees digs in to help Yorkshire weather Ball burst

May 2, 2016: Alex Lees scored an unbeaten 91 for the defending champions as Yorkshire reached stumps on 170 for 4 in their first innings, still 91 runs adrift of the home side

ECB Reporters Network

MCC v Yorkshire, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

Spinners enjoy profitable day in Abu Dhabi

Mar 22, 2016: The MCC's spinners, James Tredwell and Samit Patel, combined to take five wickets in Yorkshire's second innings in Abu Dhabi to set up an intriguing final day

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

Ye Gods, Lees revives memories of Lord Hawke

Dec 5, 2015: Alex Lees has become Yorkshire's youngest captain since Lord Hawke, the most formidable figure in the county's history, upon being appointed to lead the side in one-day and Twenty20 cricket.

David Hopps

Yorkshire v Somerset, Royal London Cup, Group A, Scarborough

Lees captaincy trial begins with defeat

Aug 5, 2015: Somerset kept alive their slim hopes of Royal London Cup quarter-final qualification with a convincing six-wicket victory over Yorkshire at Scarborough as Alex Lees' captaincy trial began with defeat


Yorkshire v Leicestershire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Headingley

Yorkshire hold off Robson's best

Aug 3, 2015: A career-best one-day knock of 90 from Leicestershire opener Angus Robson, the highest of the match, could not stop Yorkshire completing a 31-run victory over their visitors in the Royal London Cup clash at Headingley


Yorkshire v Birmingham, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Headingley

Yorkshire win after Maxwell dropped for 'disciplinary reasons'

Jul 24, 2015: Yorkshire Vikings took a crumb of comfort out of a dismal campaign by beating North Group leaders, Birmingham Bears, by eight wickets in their final NatWest T20 match at Headingley

ESPNcricinfo staff and ECB/PA

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Disappointed Lees sets high bar

Apr 20, 2015: Alex Lees scored a century to get Yorkshire's reply off to a solid start but his dismissal late in the day led to some self-recrimination

Paul Edwards at Trent Bridge

Worcestershire v Yorkshire, New Road, 2nd day

Lees leads fight for weakened Yorkshire

Apr 13, 2015: Yorkshire's batsmen, led by skipper Alex Lees and Tim Bresnan, battled hard and successfully to all but match Worcestershire's very decent first-innings 311

Paul Edwards at New Road

England in West Indies 2015

Trott in contention as England switch focus

Mar 17, 2015: The World Cup is just getting into the swing of the knockout stages but England are long gone, with Alastair Cook preparing to resume the captaincy for a Test tour of the West Indies

Alan Gardner

England Lions in South Africa 2014-15

Thorpe wisdom benefits Lions

Jan 17, 2015: Graham Thorpe feels the international scheduling is such that he is looking at whether the England Lions are good enough not for a ten-year career at the highest level, but an eight-year one

Ivo Tennant

England news

Trott named in England Lions squad

Oct 28, 2014: The possibility of Jonathan Trott resuming his international career has increased with his inclusion in the England Lions squad to tour South Africa

Alan Gardner

England news

Further accolades for Lyth and Lees

Oct 2, 2014: Adam Lyth added the Professional Cricketers' Association player of the year award to his collection of trophies from the 2014 season with team-mate Alex Lees named young player of the year.

ESPNcricinfo staff

England news

Lyth and Lees handed awards

Oct 1, 2014: Yorkshire's opening pair, Adam Lyth and Alex Lees, took the main awards at the annual Cricket Writers' Club event in London on Tuesday.

ESPNcricinfo staff
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