Andrew Gale hailed a “fantastic” start to Yorkshire’s Vitality Blast campaign as they hammered Durham at Emerald Headingley tonight.

The Vikings defended a target of 201 and won by 44 runs, with a host of impressive individual contributions.

In Yorkshire’s 200-3, Adam Lyth hit 92 not out, Jonny Tattersall 53 not out and Harry Brook 44. With the ball, Jack Brooks led the way with 3-21 from four overs as the Jets finished on 156-4. It was Brooks’s first appearance in this format for three years.

For Durham, England all-rounder Ben Stokes opened the batting and hit an unbeaten 90.

“That was a fantastic start, and it’s exactly what we were looking for. It was a comprehensive win in the end,” said the coach.

“We lost a wicket early, but we didn’t panic.

“Adam Lyth was the glue throughout the innings. I thought he played really well. But the two debutants were outstanding. Harry Brook and Jonny Tattersall showed us what they can do.

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