Yorkshire’s games at North Marine Road announced

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Scarborough’s famous North Marine Road ground will host Essex, Derbyshire, Sussex and Middlesex in 2014.

Yorkshire’s first visit to the coast sees them tackle Middlesex in the LV County Championship from Saturday July 19.

The 128th Scarborough Cricket Festival then starts with two 50-over matches for the first time, with Essex Eagles facing the Vikings on Monday August 11.

Two days later Derbyshire Falcons are in town on Wednesday August 13. The Festival week ends in style with a Championship match against Sussex Sharks commencing on Friday August 15.

“Matches at Scarborough are always eagerly-anticipated, not only by members but the players too,” said Yorkshire CCC Chief Executive Mark Arthur.

“In 2014, Scarborough will continue to set the benchmark for County cricket across the country.

“There will 10 days of cricket at North Marine Road with a superb festival anticipated during the second week of August where there’ll be an extensive week of cricket involving the first team.”