Yorkshire's Joe Root recorded his first hundred as a Test opener as England ground down Australia the second Investec Test at Lord's.
English cricket's brightest young thing Joe Root is hoping to become the third Root in a matter of days to play at Lord's.
It's the 80th birthday of cricket's most famous umpire Dickie Bird - aka Harold Dennis Bird.
Yorkshire will start the new 2014 LV= County Championship cricket season with a trip to Taunton to face Somerset on Sunday, April 13. The first home game is against newly-promoted Northamptonshire at Headingley, starting the following weekend on Sunday, April 20.
Five of Yorkshire Vikings' seven home games in the newly-named NatWest T20 Blast will be at Headingley on Friday nights, with the matches starting at 5pm.
Other highlights include the Roses Match against Lancashire in the County Championship, which starts at Headingley on Sunday, May 25.
Yorkshire cricket's latest young star has told Calendar he hopes to follow in the footsteps of teammates Joe Root, Gary Ballance, Tim Bresnan and Jonny Bairstow into the full England squad in the near future
Alex Lees will fly out to Australia with the England development squad tomorrow. His call-up came on the back of an impressive breakthrough season with Yorkshire which included a magnificent double century against Derbyshire in July.
Former Ashes winner Matthew Hoggard has announced he is to retire from first-class cricket at the end of this season. Hoggard helped to bowl England to a historic victory over Australia in 2005 - their first Ashes series success since 1986/87.
The Yorkshire seamer played in 67 Tests, and appeared 93 times for England in all, and also went on to captain Leicestershire after leaving Headingley. He announced on his own website today that, at the age of 36, he will conclude his 17-year career on September 21.
Headingley will host a Test match between England and Sri Lanka next year. The game - the second in a two match series - will start on Friday, June 20.
Headingley will also stage a One-Day International in 2014, when England host India on Friday September 5.
Headingley will host next year’s final One-Day International between England and World Champions India on September 5.
The stadium will also stage a Test Match between England and Sri Lanka next year. The date of that is yet to be confirmed.
Adam Lyth has signed a contract extension which will keep him at Yorkshire County Cricket Club until at least December 2015.
Opening batsman Lyth, who made his First-Class debut in 2007, is the 10th player to sign a new deal this summer with the Club. In his six years with Yorkshire, Lyth has played 78 First-Class matches amassing 4596 runs at an average of 38.30.
The Whitby-born batsman will open the batting for Yorkshire on his home ground, North Marine Road, Scarborough, when the White Rose take on Durham in the top of the table clash starting today in the LV= County Championship.
– Martyn Moxon, Yorkshire County Cricket Club Director of Cricket
We are delighted that Adam has signed a contract extension. He has been a mainstay of our batting department for a number of years now and his experience in top flight domestic cricket is vital in our progression. He is a naturally gifted batsman, who is capable of crafting crucial innings. His influence on the wider group will be beneficial in our development over the next few years.”
Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan is hoping he'll be fit for the Ashes tour to Australia, despite being sidelined for the rest of the summer with a stress fracture in his lower back. Today the all-rounder was at a supermarket in Pudsey in his role as an ambassador for Asda Kwik Cricket.
Bresnan played an important part with both bat and ball in the series-clinching victory in the 4th Test at Chester-le-Street earlier this week, but the injury means he'll miss next week's final Test against the Aussies at The Oval.
Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan has been recalled to the England team for the second Ashes Test starting at Lord's this morning.
He replaces the out-of-form pace bowler Steve Finn.
England won the toss and decided to bat.
Promoter Eddie Hearn believes Olympic hero Luke Campbell has all the hallmarks to become the complete package as he prepares to make his professional debut.
Almost 12 months on from taking bantamweight gold in London, Campbell returns to the ring at Hull Kingston Rovers' MS3 Craven park ground for his clash against Andy Harris, which will be his first in the full-time ranks.
"We are talking about the most successful amateur boxer ever.
There is a lot of weight on his shoulders but he's such a talented fighter and as a commercial entity and commercial brand he is exactly what we are looking for in boxing.
Eddie Hearn, boxing promoter, interviewed by Press Association Sport