Yorkshire have no plans to sign an overseas player before next month’s start of the new season.

Coach Andrew Gale is keen to give the club’s homegrown batsmen the first crack at the whip.

The White Rose have recruited Huddersfield-born batsman Will Fraine from Nottinghamshire and in-form South Africa fast bowler Duanne Olivier on a three-year Kolpak contract.

Gale is hopeful that his batting order starts this season how they finished last, with an impressive September securing fourth place in Specsavers County Championship Division One for the second year running.

The former Championship-winning captain is also hopeful that England will make Joe Root and Adil Rashid available in the early stages of the summer, potentially even for the season opener at Nottinghamshire on April 5.

An image of Lauren Winfield-Hill and Adil Rashid, with the Yorkshire logo and Northern Diamonds logo in the middle

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