Author Archives: Dorothy Betts

Yorkshire CCC and Chairman of ECB pay tribute to Philip Sharpe

Yorkshire mourns the death of former player Philip Sharpe 19th May 2014 The Yorkshire County Cricket Club are saddened to hear of the passing of former player Philip Sharpe, aged 77, after a short illness in hospital. Sharpe was born in Shipley and had an illustrious career with Yorkshire spanning 20 years where he won… Read More »

Paul Shaw and Katherine Brunt at SCLS

Hello All Just a reminder that our final meeting of the Indoor Season takes place this coming Thursday. The main speaker is Paul Shaw,ECB Women’s and Girls High Performance Manager. Delighted to report that he will be accompanied by Katherine Brunt Yorkshire and England fast bowler. Cheers Bev Stokes “ECB: March 13, 2014 – England women’s fast bowler… Read More »

Monday January 13th – change of speaker

Recently retired Yorkshire cricketer and author Joe Sayers will talk to us on Monday 13th January. Usual time of 7.45pm at Abbeydale Park, Sheffield. Members please remember to invite a guest if you can and if you are a guest, please come along – you will be very welcome. Happy New Year !

Go forward not back by Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar, Former India batsman; now a cricket commentator and presenter on TV Go forward, not back – Why an initial back-foot trigger movement may not be a great idea    December 18, 2013 Alastair Cook: too late into position in Perth © Getty Images A fireman once said, “We are crazy guys, you know. When a house is… Read More »

CricketYorkshire talk Paul Farbrace and Sri Lanka

    On Monday 9th December, Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s second team coach Paul Farbrace will be en route to Sri Lanka to potentially become their new national coach. It’s a move that has actually been percolating since mid-October after the incumbent Graham Ford swapped the P Sara Oval for the Kennington Oval to begin… Read More »

Dates for your New Year Diary …

Watch this space – on Monday 13th January Paul Farbrace, is due to come and talk to us about his life and role as Second XI Coach at YCCC but he might be doing his new job as Coach of Sri Lanka.  This would be sad news for Yorkshire but Paul is an excellent coach with… Read More »

Joe Root ready for all possibilities via ECB

Joe Root talks to the media after arriving in Adelaide ahead of the second Test Joe Root does not care where he is asked to bat in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide on Thursday as long as he has a place in the team. The 22-year-old Yorkshire batsman started his international Test batting at… Read More »

Yorkshire CCC 1st XI Fixtures 2014

Fixtures 1ST XI APRIL 1-4 Apr 14 Yorkshire Vs. Leeds Bradford MCCU 13-16 Apr 14   Away Somerset (Taunton) vs. Yorkshire 20-23 Apr 14   Home Yorkshire vs. Northamptonshire 27-30 Apr 14   Away Middlesex (Lord’s) vs. Yorkshire MAY 4-7 May 14   Away Durham (Emirates Durham ICG) vs. Yorkshire 11-14 May 14   Home… Read More »