YORKSHIRE have today learned their Bob Willis Trophy North Group fixtures.

The White Rose county begin with successive away trips at Durham (August 1 at Emirates Riverside) and Nottinghamshire (August 8, Trent Bridge).

They will return to Headingley to face Derbyshire (August 15), Lancashire (August 22) and Leicestershire (September 6).

The two best group winners from the North, South and Central will qualify for the five-day final, potentially at Lord’s at the end of September or start of October. The venue and dates are still to be confirmed.

The Vitality Blast fixtures, beginning in late August, will be released at a later date.

First, Yorkshire will host a pair of two-day games against Lancashire (which begins today) and Durham (on Monday).

Batsmen Dawid Malan (calf injury) and Gary Ballance (illness) are unavailable today but will be in the side to play against Durham next week.

l The Yorkshire team to play Lancashire today: Patterson (C), Brook, Coad, Fisher, Fraine, Kohler-Cadmore, Loten, Lyth, Shutt, Tattersall, Waite (WK).