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The Yorkshire County Cricket Club is one of the greatest clubs in the world.

Established over 150 years ago, the history, tradition and passion of Yorkshire cricket is renowned throughout the world. No other county in the history of the game has won more trophies and produced more players for England. This is where you can learn everything you need to know about one of sports greatest institutions.

The History of The Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Yorkshire's Potted Video History


The Yorkshire County Cricket Club History Timeline


We capture the moments that made this Club a sporting icon.

From humble beginnings at the Adelphi Hotel, Sheffield in 1863 to winning the County Championship a record 33 times, all the key milestones over the past 150 years are illustrated in our timeline.

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Headingley Cricket Ground Timeline - International Moments Of Magic


Headingley Cricket Ground has been home to The Yorkshire County Cricket Club since 1890 and a venue for Test Matches since 1899.

From the staging the England versus Australia Test Match in 1890 to last summer’s first ever Test Match at the venue between England and Sri Lanka, Headingley has hosted 73 Tests.

England have won 31 times at Yorkshire’s home with 23 defeats and 18 draws. Headingley has hosted one neutral Test in 2010, when Pakistan defeated Australia.

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List of Yorkshire Capped Players


Since 1863, Yorkshire have capped 173 players that have earned the famous White Rose on their cap.

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Yorkshire Archive


Find details of all former Yorkshire first XI players, scorecards of all first class & List A matches since 1863, details of grounds used by Yorkshire and records for and against Yorkshire.

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Contact

Address

Yorkshire County Cricket Club
Headingley Cricket Ground
Leeds
LS6 3DP

Phone

0843 504 3099 (Main Office)
0113 2033 608 (Yorkshire Cricket Centre)

Email

cricket@yorkshireccc.com

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