Yorkshire County Cricket Club Brochure

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A brochure showcasing an insight into The Yorkshire County Cricket Club, the history and ambitions for the future.

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  • World record number of County Championship victories. 32 in total. Joint champions twice.

    Provided the most players to the England team since 1876.

    Since 2000, Yorkshire has provided more players to the England team than any other county with 13.

    Five players inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame more than any other county.

    The home of Yorkshire Cricket - Headingley - has hosted Test Matches since 1899.

    Headingley still holds the record for the highest aggregate attendance for a Test Match in this country with 159,000 attending the 1948 Test between England and Australia.

    Headingley will continue to evolve over the years ahead with a masterplan that will see the facilities at this world famous venue continue to improve for the next generation of Yorkshire and England supporters.

    In an England cricket eleven, the flesh may be of the South, but the bone is of the North, and the backbone is Yorkshire. Sir Leonard Hutton

    OVER 150 YEARS OF HERITAGE AND TRADITION

    COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP

    32(2 JOINT)

    GILLETTE CUP

    2

    CHELTENHAM & GLOUCESTER TROPHY

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    BENSON & HEDGES CUP

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    JOHN PLAYER SPECIAL LEAGUE

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    The Yorkshire County Cricket Club will be the most successful and respected club in the world both on and off the pitch.

  • England Internationals Jonathan Bairstow Gary Ballance Tim Bresnan Katherine Brunt Danielle Hazell Liam Plunkett Adil Rashid Joe Root Ryan Sidebottom Lauren Winfield

    England Lions Jack Brooks Andrew Gale Alex Lees Adam Lyth

    England Under 19s Karl Carver Matthew Fisher Jack Leaning Azeem Rafiq Will Rhodes Josh Shaw Jonathan Tattersall

    England Under 17s Mosun Hussain Jared Warner

    England Womens Academy Jess Watson

    Australia International Aaron Finch

    New Zealand International Kane Williamson

    WORLD-CLASS TALENT FROM ACROSS THE GLOBEWe will identify and develop players who will be proud to represent both their county and their country. We will play to win but at all times respect the spirit of the game.

  • JUNIOR REPRESENTATIVE CRICKET (BOYS)

    Yorkshire Junior Cricket Festival & Joe Lumb U17 Competition U11-U1772 teams and 936 rep players

    Yorkshire District Cricket U9-U13 24 teams and 312 rep players

    Pathways to Excellence selecting the best players in the county

    9 Bronze Centres (U11-U16) equating to 240 players

    1 Elite Centre (U9-U10) equating to 24 players

    1 Silver Centre (U11-U16) equating to 30 players

    2 Gold Centres (U13-U17) equating to 40 players

    Specialist Skills Centres

    Batting skill sets (U11-U17) representing 20 players

    Spin skill sets (U11-U17) representing 10 players

    Seam skill sets (U11-U17) representing 10 players

    COUNTY AGE GROUP CRICKET

    Yorkshire Elite squads U10-U192 teams per age group equating to 330 players

    Elite Performance Programme and Academy11 Academy players and 9 EPP

    playersJUNIOR REPRESENTATIVE CRICKET (GIRLS)

    Yorkshire District Cricket U11-U194 teams and 176 players

    Pathways to Excellence (Girls)

    4 Bronze Centres equating to 100 players

    1 Silver Centre equating to 25 players

    1 Gold Centre equating to 25 players

    1 Elite Centre equating to 10 players

    COUNTY AGE GROUP CRICKET (GIRLS)

    U11-U174 teams and 52 players

    Development Squad12 players

    Senior Womens Squad13 players

    Elite Performance Programme6 players

    PATHWAYS TO EXCELLENCEFrom the playground to the Test arena

    TO CONTINUE TO PRODUCE FIRST CLASS AND

    INTERNATIONAL CRICKETERS

    TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION TO THE PERSONAL AND SOCIAL

    DEVELOPMENT OF ALL PLAYERS FROM SCHOOLS, SCHOLARSHIP

    THROUGH TO ACADEMY.

    TO HELP PREPARE THEM FOR ADULT LIFE BY PRODUCING

    WELL ROUNDED INDIVIDUALS WHO IF SUCCESSFUL HAVE THE ABILITY TO ENJOY A CAREER IN PROFESSIONAL CRICKET AND

    BEYOND.

    Matthew Fisher, aged 15 years and 212 days, became the youngest ever county player when he played for Yorkshire against Leicestershire in a limited overs match at Scarborough in June 2013.

    Jonathan Bairstow

    Joe Root

  • WORLD-FAMOUS SCARBOROUGH CRICKET FESTIVAL128 Years of History The Scarborough Cricket Festival is an

    end of season series of cricket matches featuring Yorkshire County Cricket Club, which has been held in Scarborough since 1876.

    The Festival attracts the biggest crowds in the country for County cricket with the highest attendance recorded last season for the visit of Durham in the LV= County Championship.

    It is popular with cricket followers around the country and many holiday makers.

    In 2014, Yorkshire and England will play at the famous old ground in the 128th year of the festival K

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    Royal London One-Day Cup11th AugustYorkshire v EssexScarborough Cricket Ground

    Womens One-Day Match12th AugustYorkshire v LancashireScarborough Cricket Ground

    Royal London One-Day Cup13th AugustYorkshire v DerbyshireScarborough Cricket Ground

    LV= County Championship15th August 18th AugustYorkshire v SussexScarborough Cricket Ground

    Royal LondonWomens One-Day InternationalsAugust 21st and August 23rdEngland v IndiaScarborough Cricket Ground

  • We will build a strong and profitable organisation and continually invest in both facilities and people.

    Increase capacity from 17,000 to 20,000.

    Installation of floodlights. Development of the Rugby

    Stand. The creation of a new Pavilion

    on the North West side of the ground.

    Additional seating and incorporation of a roof to the North East Stand.

    Additional seating and incorporation of a roof to the White Rose Stand (formerly West Stand).

    Enhanced Customer Experience

    Landscaping across the complex.

    Enhanced Wi-Fi across media facilities.

    New digital scoreboard. Replacement of worn out seats

    in the Rugby Stand. New way-finding and signage

    across the stadium. Implementation of customer

    experience across entire venue from improved stewarding to the implementation of volunteer network.

    Implementation of a new ticketing system.

    Development of a world-class web platform.

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    Proposed section to North South Stand

    Cricket Rugby

    View of propsed Pavilion facing pitch

    White Rose Stand

    Yorkshire Cricket will benefit from Leeds Citys strategic economic plan, which will deliver the following to the region by 2021: 5.2bn in additional economic output 62,000 extra jobs 675 million in benefits savings to the exchequer The City Region will be a net contributor to the public purse

    Yorkshire Cricket has been awarded: 27 million in grants 8 million in loanswith support from Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds City Council, Yorkshire Forward and Sport England

  • HEADINGLEYCRICKET GROUND

    The Yorkshire County Cricket Club Headingley

    Phased Redevelopment Masterplan

    for the future of the Yorkshire County Cricket Ground

    Part of

    North East Stand

    East Stand

    North/South Stand

  • We will position the Club at the heart of the community and take a proactive approach to attracting and retaining our target customer groups.

    WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

    The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation is a registered charity that delivers community projects across the county. Using the power of sport, and cricket in particular, the foundation aims to make a lasting and positive impact on the lives of those living in Yorkshire.Every year the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation works and engages with over 60,000 people, delivering projects and initiatives that educate, inspire and motivate individuals of all ages and backgrounds.The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation works in partnership with the Yorkshire County Cricket Club and the Yorkshire Cricket Board to deliver these aims and maximise the opportunities available for everyone to learn, participate and benefit from sport.

    CRICKET IN THE COMMUNITY

    Top GunTop Gun is a competition to find the fastest bowler in Yorkshire. Entrants of all ages and abilities are given the opportunity to have their pace measured by a speed gun. The fastest bowlers from each region of Yorkshire are then put into a regional final during the interval of a T20 match, the winners of which will then compete in a grand final during Englands One-Day International against India at Headingley. 111 bowlers have taken part in this years competition.

    Childrens Day6,000 people attended Childrens Day at Headingley in 2013. All of the activities are free to attendees, setting this event apart and ensuring it is accessible to all. Activities have previously included: cricket, football & rugby competitions and coaching, dance and art workshops, along with numerous other interactive stalls suitable for children and adults alike.

    The Grey Fox Trophy FinalThe Grey Fox Trophy Final is a competition held at Headingley

    every year and is aimed at the over 50s that still play a competitive standard of cricket. The tournament consists of 12 teams that are put into four groups of three with the winners of each group progressing into a semi-final then a final match which is