Whitby’s Lyth helps Tykes to comfortable win

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WHITBY’S Adam Lyth helped Yorkshire to victory in their opening LV County Championship match against Worcestershire at New Road.

Requiring just 56 to win after the hosts failed to sparkle with the bat, Lyth’s unbeaten 29 helped the Tykes to a nine-wicket victory.

Lyth struck 35 in the first innings.

Yorkshire are due to start their championship match against Durham at Headingley Carnegie tomorrow (14 Apr).