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Adam Lyth

Yorkshire and England's Adam Lyth came via the coaching system at Scarborough Cricket Club

Adam, born in Whitby in September 1987, joined Scarborough as an eleven year old and progressed through junior teams coached by Phil Hart.

He played for Scarborough third team whilst still eleven and the year after he featured for the second XI.

By thirteen he had made his first appearance for the Scarborough First eleven and from then on played regularly.

Adam became part of the Yorkshire Academy as a fifteen year old and went on to play for Yorkshire 2nd XI at sixteen.

His first class debut came against Loughborough UCCE at Headingley Carnegie in 2007 and his Championship debut against Durham in the third match of the 2008 season.

By the end of the 2008 season Adam had established himself as a regular Yorkshire first eleven player scoring a century (132) against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge along the way.

The Yorkshire coaching staff awarded Adam with The Young player of the year award for 2008.

In the 2010 Season Adam scored 1509 runs at an average of 52.03 for Yorkshire and was the first player to a 1000 runs that year in County cricket narrowly missing the achievement by the end of May.