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AboutYorkshire County Cricket Club

Yorkshire County Cricket Club, founded in 1863, is one of the 18 major county clubs, which make up the English and Welsh domestic cricket structure. They are nicknamed The Tykes or The Vikings and play their home matches at Headingley.

Yorkshire are the most successful team in English cricketing history with 31 County Championship titles, including 1 shared. The team’s most recent Championship title was in 2001, their first such victory since 1968.

Yorkshire currently plays in the County Championship Division One. The club’s limited-overs side are called the Yorkshire Vikings (formerly Yorkshire Carnegie and Yorkshire Phoenix), whose current kit colours are purple, black and yellow.

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Founded:
1863
Nickname:
Tykes/Vikings
Ground:
Headingley
Manager:
Jason Gillespie
League:
Premier League
Home Kit:
White/Navy/Yellow Shirt and White Pants
Away Kit:
Purple/Black/Yellow Shirt and Black Pants
Alternate Kit:
Mascot:
Vinny The Viking

Honours

County Championship Division One
1893, 1896, 1898, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1905, 1908, 1912, 1919, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1946, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1968, 2001; Shared (1) – 1949
FP Trophy
1965, 1969, 2002
National League
1983
B&H Cup
1987