Thatscricket - News - White silences his critics with century for Yorkshire
Published: Thursday, August 9, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
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London: England batsman Craig White restored his shattered confidence on Wednesday as he and Matthew Wood each hit hundreds in an opening stand of 309 for Yorkshire in their Division One county championship game at Lancashire. [an error occurred while processing this directive]White, 179 not out at stumps, found the perfect answer to those who criticised him for his poor performances for England in its three consecutive Ashes Test defeats against Australia. His stand with Wood (115) at Old Trafford helped champions-elect Yorkshire on its way to 358 for 2 at the close of day two.