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Mirfield wicketkeeper Tom Wilkes stumps Oulton's Will Harrison in their Central Yorkshrie League clash at the weekend Picture: Steve Riding.

Local cricket: Weekend round-up from the Yorkshire leagues (May 16-17)

FIND out how your local club performed this weekend with our round-up of the action from the Bradford, Yorkshire ECB, Central Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Aire-Wharfe, Huddersfield and York Senior leagues.

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Mirfield wicketkeeper Tom Wilkes stumps Oulton's Will Harrison in their Central Yorkshrie League clash at the weekend Picture: Steve Riding.

Niall O’Brien guides Leicestershire to win over Derbyshire

Niall O’Brien hit 47 off 27 balls to guide Leicestershire to their first win of the season in all forms of cricket against Derbyshire.

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Mirfield wicketkeeper Tom Wilkes stumps Oulton's Will Harrison in their Central Yorkshrie League clash at the weekend Picture: Steve Riding.

Notts beaten by Yorkshire in T20

Yorkshire Vikings made it two wins out of two in this season’s NatWest T20 Blast by beating Notts Outlaws by 6 wickets at Trent Bridge.

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Mirfield wicketkeeper Tom Wilkes stumps Oulton's Will Harrison in their Central Yorkshrie League clash at the weekend Picture: Steve Riding.

Leicestershire Foxes aiming for a season-changing win over Derbyshire

Leicestershire captain Mark Cosgrove believes a packed Grace Road can roar his team to a season-changing victory when the Foxes face local rivals Derbyshire Falcons in the T20 Blast on Thursday.

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Mirfield wicketkeeper Tom Wilkes stumps Oulton's Will Harrison in their Central Yorkshrie League clash at the weekend Picture: Steve Riding.

Jonny Bairstow eager to keep up Yorkshire’s good start to T20 Blast against Nottinghamshire

Emboldened by last Friday’s comfortable seven-wicket defeat of Derbyshire, Yorkshire Vikings travel to Trent Bridge to take on Nottinghamshire Outlaws keen to continue their good start to their 2015 NatWest t20 Blast campaign.

Vernon Philander during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Bears at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 15 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Samit Patel feels Nottinghamshire are in a good place in T20 Blast

The new NatWest T20 Blast season arrived with a fanfare of trumpets, fireworks, jugglers and dancing girls last Friday but the enduring image of the opening round of matches will be that of Alex Hales repeatedly launching the ball over the ropes in Notts Outlaws’ eight wicket win over Birmingham Bears.

Alex Hales launches a six straight down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Bears at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 15 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

WIN tickets to see Notts v Durham in T20 Blast

Some extraordinary hitting from Alex Hales helped Nottinghamshire Outlaws to kick off their NatWest T20 Blast campaign with a convincing eight wicket victory over the Birmingham Bears at Trent Bridge.

Alex Hales launches a six straight down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Bears at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 15 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Somerset extend lead to leave game in balance against Nottinghamshire

Somerset reached tea on 134/8 on the third day of their LV= County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge, an overall lead of 220.

Alex Hales launches a six straight down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Bears at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 15 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Marcus Trescothick dismissed for nought again as Notts reduce Somerset to 36-4

Somerset’s Marcus Trescothick was dismissed for his second nought of the game on the third morning of the LV= County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

Jake Ball following through during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Bears at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 15 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Seamer Jake Ball confident Notts will build on T20 win over Birmingham Bears

Outlaws seamer Jake Ball has backed the side to kick on from their eight-wicket victory over reigning champions Birmingham Bears in the opening round of the NatWest T20 Blast.

Wes Durston keeps his eye on the field whilst running between the wickets with batting partner North.

Wes Durston confident Derbyshire CCC can bounce back from Yorkshire Vikings T20 defeat

Wes Durston says the Falcons will come back stronger after the opening week defeat in the NatWest T20 Blast against Yorkshire Vikings at Headingley.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Wayne Madsen confident with depth of Derbyshire CCC squad

Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen believes there is enough batting depth within the squad to cover his absence due to injury over the next few weeks.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Allenby and Overton help Somerset rally against Nottinghamshire

Half centuries from Jim Allenby and Craig Overton helped Somerset to a total of 312 all out on the first day of their LV= County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Nottinghamshire in control against Somerset

Nottinghamshire’s decision to ask Somerset to bat first was fully vindicated as the visitors reached lunch on 101 for five on the first morning of the LV= County Championship match at Trent Bridge.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale excited for start of T20 campaign

Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale is hoping that the Leeds floodlights and a later start will create a special buzz around Headingley when the Vikings begin their NatWest Blast t20 campaign against the Derbyshire Falcons on Friday evening.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Nottinghamshire and England batter Alex Hales signs IPL deal with Mumbai Indians

Nottinghamshire and England batsman Alex Hales has signed a short-term deal with Indian Premier League franchise the Mumbai Indians.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Nottinghanshire CCC bowler Luke Fletcher joins Surrey on loan

Nottinghamshire fast bowler Luke Fletcher is joining Surrey on a month’s loan for red ball cricket, but will remain available for Notts Outlaws in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Hashim Amla on a learning curve with Derbyshire CCC

South African Test captain Hashim Amla admits there is an L plate on his back as well as a number despite his rating as one of the best batsmen in the world.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire denied win after Rob Keogh heroics saves Northants

A magnificent unbeaten 163 from Rob Keogh combined with the bravery of Josh Cobb and Alex Wakely denied Derbyshire what looked a certain victory over Northamptonshire on a dramatic final day of the LV County Championship Division Two game at Derby.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Tom Poynton named vice captain for Derbyshire’s T20 Blast campaign

Derbyshire have continued to reinforce their NatWest T20 Blast plans with the appointment of wicketkeeper Tom Poynton as Vice Captain for this summer’s campaign.

Mick Newell.

Notts go green in bid for T20 success

Mick Newell is usually meticulous in his preparations for any Nottinghamshire match, but the Outlaws’ director of cricket admits it might be time to resort to lucky omens as his side aim to end their long wait for a first domestic T20 title.

Chesney Hughes pulls during Derbyshire County Cricket Club second innings at 3aaa County ground, Derby on 11 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Dominant Derbyshire on course for victory over Northamptonshire

Chesney Hughes ended a two year wait for a century to put Derbyshire on course for a second victory of the season as they totally dominated the third day of the LV County Championship Division Two game against Northamptonshire at Derby.

Chesney Hughes pulls during Derbyshire County Cricket Club second innings at 3aaa County ground, Derby on 11 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Chesneyy’s one and only century in two years as Derbyshire move into strong position against Northamptonshire

Chesney Hughes scored his first hundred for two years and shared a double century opening stand to put Derbyshire in a strong position against Northamptonshire.

Chesney Hughes following through a drive during Derbyshire County Cricket Club second innings at 3aaa County ground, Derby on 11 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Chesney Hughes hits half century as Derbyshire survive without any lost wickets

Chesney Hughes scored his first fifty in the County Championship for nearly two years as Derbyshire batted through the third morning of the match against Northamptonshire at Derby without losing a wicket.

Chesney Hughes following through during Derbyshire County Cricket Club second innings at 3aaa County ground, Derby on 11 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

David Willey keeps Northants in match against Derbyshire

David Willey gave another pulsating demonstration of the talent which has won him international recognition when his second century of the season kept Northants in the LV County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at the 3aaa County Ground.

Northants launch thrilling counter-attack against Derbyshire

Josh Cobb and David Willey launched a thrilling counter-attack to put Northants back in the Division Two match against Derbyshire at Derby.

Chesney Hughes following through during Derbyshire County Cricket Club second innings at 3aaa County ground, Derby on 11 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Derbyshire in command as Northants’ reply collapses

Derbyshire have taken a firm grip on the Division Two match at Derby after Northants collapsed to 122 for 6 in reply to the home side’s 343 at lunch on the second day.

Chesney Hughes following through during Derbyshire County Cricket Club second innings at 3aaa County ground, Derby on 11 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Matt Critchley becomes youngest Derbyshire CCC to make century

Teenager Matt Critchley made history in only his second first-class game when he became the youngest Derbyshire player to score a century on a memorable opening day of the Division Two LV County Championship match against Northants at Derby.

Chesney Hughes following through during Derbyshire County Cricket Club second innings at 3aaa County ground, Derby on 11 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Matt Critchley rescues Derbyshire CCC

An impressive batting display by Derbyshire’s teenage leg-spinner Matt Critchley rescued the home side following a dramatic batting collapse on the first day of the Division Two match against Northamptonshire.

Chesney Hughes following through during Derbyshire County Cricket Club second innings at 3aaa County ground, Derby on 11 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Derbyshire CCC show support for Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal

Derbyshire’s NatWest T20 Blast fixture against Leicestershire Foxes next month will be dedicated to the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal, in support of skin cancer charity Skcin. 

Chesney Hughes following through during Derbyshire County Cricket Club second innings at 3aaa County ground, Derby on 11 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Rutherford completes Derbyshire’s overseas ambitions

Derbyshire have signed New Zealand Test opening batsman Hamish Rutherford to strengthen the club’s batting options while Tillakaratne Dilshan is at the Caribbean Premier League.

Notts county cricket club media day. NMAC 2-4-15 NCCC, Alex Hales

Shane Warne backs Alex Hales to replace Jonathan Trott for England

Australia legend Shane Warne believes Alex Hales is the man to replace Jonathan Trott at the top of the England batting-order.

Notts county cricket club media day. NMAC 2-4-15 NCCC, Alex Hales

Ilkeston Rutland left frustrated by the weather

After last week’s easy win, an early season double-header against two of Division One’s perennial contenders was a decent opportunity for Ilkeston Rutland to mark themselves out as real contenders.

Notts county cricket club media day. NMAC 2-4-15 NCCC, Alex Hales

Young Nutbrook II side seal Morton draw

A young Nutbrook II claimed a battling draw against Morton.

Notts county cricket club media day. NMAC 2-4-15 NCCC, Alex Hales

Nutbrook CC cruise to easy win over Aston CC

Nutbrook XI claimed a commanding 142 run win over Aston in their second game of the season.

Notts county cricket club media day. NMAC 2-4-15 NCCC, Alex Hales

Billy Godleman signs new deal for Derbyshire CCC

Derbyshire opener Billy Godleman has signed a one-year contract extension committing him to the club until the end of the 2016 season.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Wayne Madsen praises ‘clinical’ Derbyshire after seven wicket win at Gloucestershire

Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen praised his side’s clinical approach after they sealed a seven-wicket win over Gloucestershire in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Bristol.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire seal seven wicket win over Gloucestershire

Pace bowler Mark Footitt and opening batsman Billy Godleman guided Derbyshire to a seven-wicket win over Gloucestershire in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Bristol.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire close in on first win of 2015 season

Derbyshire require a further 79 runs after tea to beat Gloucestershire at Bristol and register their first victory of the season.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire remain on course at Gloucestershire

Mark Footitt dismissed Gloucestershire’s Hamish Marshall and James Fuller in successive overs to keep Derbyshire on course for victory in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Bristol.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire take three wickets as they turn up pressure on Gloucestershire

Derbyshire took three wickets in quick succession as they pressed for victory in the LV= County Championship Division Two game against Gloucestershire at Bristol.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Notts lead Hampshire by 149 at tea at the Ageas Bowl

Hampshire bowler Gareth Berg bagged an early breakthrough but Nottinghamshire lead by 149 at tea, at the Ageas Bowl.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire declare on big total against Gloucestershire at lunch

Derbyshire added 34 runs in 11 overs this morning (Tuesday) before declaring on 545-9 against Gloucestershire at Bristol, which gave them a first-innings lead of 270.

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Guptill delighted to reach double hundred landmark with Derbyshire

Martin Guptill blasted a sensational maiden first class double century to guide Derbyshire into a winning position on the second day of the LV= County Championship match with Gloucestershire at Bristol.

Martin Guptill, Derbyshire and New Zealand opening batsman.

World Cup hero Martin Guptill smashes Derbyshire century

Martin Guptill smashed a 101-ball century, including 19 fours and a six, as Derbyshire closed in on Gloucestershire’s first innings total of 275 on the second day of the LV= County Championship match at Bristol.

Martin Guptill, Derbyshire and New Zealand opening batsman.

Derbyshire profit from generous Gloucestershire fielding

Derbyshire profited from some generous Gloucestershire fielding on the second morning of the LV= County Championship match at Bristol.

Kimberley Institute v Cuckney

Tense start to the Notts Premier League 2015 season

The opening day of the 2015 NCB Premier League fixture list threw up some close finishes, some fine individual performances, some surprises and a smattering of rain showers.

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    Monday 25 May

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    Tuesday 26 May

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    Wednesday 27 May

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