Mumbai: Former Australian cricketer Mark Waugh believes Delhi Daredevils opener Prithvi Shaw’s batting technique resembles that of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar. Prithvi, who has been a key figure in Delhi squad, has accumulated 140 runs at a strike rate of 166.66 from four games. Commenting on Prithvi’s batting technique in Star Sports’ Select Dugout show, …

 Kolkata: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (43 not out in 25 balls) continued his good form with the bat to help Chennai Super Kings (CSK) post a challenging 177/5 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. Skipper Dhoni started the fireworks with a pullover midwicket off …

Lucknow: The auditions of the much-awaited singing reality show Indian Idol, which will air on Sony Entertainment Television, were held at the The Millennium School here. The ‘Khabar Phaila Do’ campaign for the auditions got a huge response from singers in the city and the venue was filled with aspiring singers trying their luck to …

Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar on Thursday confirmed he is producing a biopic on Kargil war hero Vikram Batra, with actor Sidharth Malhotra playing the lead role. Sidharth, whose Bollywood career was launched by Karan with “Student Of The Year”, is excited about taking on the role as ‘Sher Shah’ Vikram Batra, whose story he finds …

Kolkata: Winning the toss, the home team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) invited Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to bat first in Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) encounter at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik has dropped under-performing Nitish Rana for Rinku Singh, while CSK captain MS Dhoni has retained the playing XI …

Agra: Welcoming the Supreme Court’s concern over discolouring of the Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love in Agra, historian Prof R Nath, an authority on Mughal architecture, said “mud-pack treatment with ‘Multani Mitti’ was the chief cause (of its browning) and this should be stopped forthwith”. From Ajmer, where he has shifted from Agra, …