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Gillespie given compassionate leave

Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie has been given compassionate leave, the club have announced.

A statement read: "It is with deep regret and sadness that we learn of the passing of Jason Gillespie’s father, who died from a heart attack on Saturday.

"Jason’s mother and father were staying with him in Leeds on holiday.

"Our heartfelt condolences go to Jason, his mother and family."

Gillespie will not attend today’s Friends Life t20 match between the Vikings and Derbyshire Falcons at Chesterfield.

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