Yorkshire’s and England batsman Joe Root hits a maiden Test century against New Zealand in May 2013 (104) and becomes the first Yorkshireman to score his maiden Test century at Headingley.
May 21st, 2013
England’s Kevin Pietersen was in imperious form again hitting 149 against South Africa in 2012, England fought back to draw the match against the Proteas.
August 2nd, 2012
Strauss powers England to victory
Andrew Strauss scored 126 against Pakistan in England’s four wicket victory in the One Day International at Headingley.
September 12th, 2010
Headingley hosts neutral Test
Headingley hosted its first Test Match not involving England in 2010, when Pakistan defeat Australia by three wickets. Umpire Rudi Koertzen is patted on the back by Ricky Ponting of Australia as he walks through a guard of honour to mark his final Test.
July 21st, 2010
Australia win again
In August 2009, in the fourth Test of The Ashes series, Australia beat England in two and half days by an innings and 80 runs. Australia took twenty wickets with an attack without a spin bowler.