Steve Patterson says silverware is a realistic aim for Yorkshire in 2020.

The White Rose captain is in bullish mood as the new season approaches, talking up their winter preparation so far and the club’s “excellent” recruitment drive.

Transition has been an often used word since the county went close to winning a third straight Specsavers County Championship title in 2016, with success not that close in any of the three subsequent campaigns.

However, when listening to Patterson talk up the county’s hopes for success, it is fair to assume the T word won’t be used as much from now on.

He said: “I genuinely do think we can win something.

“If you look back at our Championship performances last year, we had two disappointing games at the back end – Somerset away and Kent at home, which we accept. But prior to that, we were third and not a million miles from the top of the table. For the side we had, it was a huge achievement.

“If you look at where we are this year compared to last, we are better placed.

Related News

View all news

Pre-Match Guide: Northern Diamonds vs Thunder

All the information you need ahead of Northern Diamonds' first Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy fixture against Thunder at Seat Unique Riverside.

Read more

Yorkshire calls for grassroot cricket clubs across the region to stand together to tackle racism

Yorkshire Cricket is calling for all grassroots cricket clubs across the region to sign the Yorkshire and Humber Anti-Racism in Sports Group pledge.

Read more
Dawid Malan batting for Yorkshire in the 2023 Vitality Blast fixture against Worcestershire

Two weeks to go until the Vitality Blast early bird deadline!

Two weeks remain for you to lock in your early bird tickets for the Vitality Blast 2024. With tickets starting at just £10, enjoy unforgettable moments for an unbelievable price.

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

Sign up to our newsletter

For all the latest news, previews, ticket, membership and Premium Experiences information and more exciting content from Yorkshire Cricket and the Northern Diamonds straight to your inbox, subscribe now.

To view our privacy policy, click here.