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Cricket Foundation

Object of the Month- July

Each month, we will showcase a new item of Heritage and explain it’s significance to Yorkshire Cricket.

Item of the Month July

Shai Hope’s Double Innings Century Bat

On 28 & 29 August 2017, in the Second Test between England and the West Indies, the Barbadian batsman, Shai Hope made history at Headingley. In scoring 147 and 118 not out, he became the first player in 534 first class matches on this ground to score a century in each innings of the same match. This is one of two bats used by Hope in achieving this feat.