YORK will open their defence of the Solly Sports Yorkshire ECB County Premier Cricket League title with a trip to Scarborough’s North Marine Road on Saturday, April 20.

The Clifton Parkers, seeking an unprecedented seventh successive championship win, play their first home match the following weekend against Castleford and close the season at home to Sheffield Collegiate on Saturday, September 14.

York have a bye in round one of the League Knockout Cup and will host either Rotherham or Cleethorpes in round two.