Gloucestershire, Middlesex and Essex all completed victories in the remaining matches in round 13 of the LV= County Championship, while there was a much-needed win for Warwickshire in the day's Friends Life t20 fixture.
Yorkshire are the new leaders of the LV= County Championship after completing victory over Derbyshire, while Middlesex and Essex look well placed for wins going into the final days of their matches at Hove and Chelmsford.
There was a win for Warwickshire at Edgbaston as they kept their LV= County Championship title defence alive. Meanwhile rivals Yorkshire and Middlesex took complete control of their matches against Sussex and Derbyshire.
Draws now look inevitable at Old Trafford and Canterbury, but the match at Edgbaston is nicely set up going into the final day. Elsewhere, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire and Yorkshire all enjoyed outstanding days in the LV= County Championship.
There was more joy for the nation's batsmen as runs flowed on another sunny day around the country. Laurie Evans and Rob Key both reached three figures for their sides, while Sean Ervine, James Taylor, Daniel Bell-Drummond, Michael Lumb and Ateeq Javid all prospered.
There were wins for Durham, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Glamorgan and Middlesex in the evening's Friends Life t20 matches. Meanwhile, at Cheltenham, Kent and Gloucestershire set up a last day run chase in their LV= County Championship Division Two match.
Cleckheaton are the new leaders of the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division. They took over at the top after beating Pudsey St Lawrence by eight wickets while leaders Woodlands lost by 40 runs at Lightcliffe.
The LV= County Championship made a return as the Friends Life t20 takes a break before its return in earnest at the weekend. There were good performances today from Mark Footitt, Michael Yardy, Varun Chopra and James Vince
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This year both Leeds Rugby and Yorkshire County Cricket will be joining up to host the annual Childrenâ€™s Day event at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Sunday 9th June 2013 between 10.30am-4pm.
To celebrate the launch of this yearâ€™s event pupils from Blackgate Primary School in Tingley joined Leeds Rhinos winger Ben Jones-Bishop and Yorkshire County Cricketâ€™s Ryan Sidebottom in a friendly Tug of War competition on the famous Headingley Carnegie cricket pitch.
The Wensleydale Creamery, producers of the famous Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese, have announced a deal to become official partner of Yorkshire County Cricket Club until 2016.
The three-year deal will see the historic cheesemaker's logo displayed on the sides and back of the players' shirts in all competitions.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club have confirmed that long-serving wicket-keeper Gerard Brophy will not have his contract renewed for the 2013 season.
Brophy 36, has been an excellent servant to Yorkshire cricket since arriving at Headingley in 2006. He received his 1st XI county cap in 2008 and enjoyed a Benefit season in 2011. Gerard leaves a Club where he has become extremely popular and is now free to pursue opportunities elsewhere, with everyone in Yorkshire cricket wishing him well.
The latest edition of the Friends Life t20 is a landmark for the tournament that gave Twenty20 cricket to the world. Launched in 2003, it is now celebrating its tenth birthday and Yorkshire begin their campaign against Durham on Friday (15th June).
Yorkshire have a mixed Twenty20 record, twice reaching the quarter-finals but going no further. In a bid to make this year different, they are making sure they are fully prepared.
South African batsman Jacques Rudolph has signed to return to Yorkshire as their overseas player for the remainder of the season.
Rudolph played for Yorkshire between 2007 and 2010 as a Kolpak cricketer, passing 1,000 first-class runs in each season with the White Rose.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club has unveiled its new LV= County Championship shirt for the 2011 season at one of the dealerships of its official sponsor JCT600, marking the start of a three year sponsorship deal.
Yorkshire County Cricket Club have confirmed that batsman Anthony McGrath has undergone a successful operation on his left knee and are hopeful he will be fit for the start of the 2011 county season.
McGrath, 35, had surgery to rectify a torn left lateral meniscus.