Manchester: Winning the toss in the much anticipated opening Twenty20 International (T20I) against England, India won the toss and chose to bowl first at the Old Trafford here on Tuesday. Where England has brought no change in the playing XI from their last match against Australia, India has played in-form Lokesh Rahul at No 3 …

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday confirmed that David Richardson will step down as its Chief Executive when his contract expires post next summer’s cricket World Cup in England and Wales. In 2002, Richardson became the first person to hold the position of ICC General Manager – Cricket, and was promoted as the Chief …

Harare: Australia Twenty20 International (T20I) skipper Aaron Finch played the inning of a lifetime bettering his own highest individual T20I score by playing a scintillating 172-run knock to lead his side to a 100-run win over hosts Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club here on Tuesday. Finch took just 76 deliveries and smacked 16 boundaries and …

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday will begin a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir during which he is slated to hold a high-level meeting in Srinagar and pay obeisance at the holy cave shrine of Amarnath. Informed sources said the Minister will leave for Srinagar on Wednesday evening and return to Delhi …

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a dig at the Maharashtra government after a portion of a railway footover bridge collapsed in Mumbai, saying civic governance had collapsed in the city. “The streets are flooded, citizens stranded, bridges collapsing. Civic governance has collapsed. My thoughts are with the citizens of Mumbai. Stay safe!” …

Manchester: Two similar kind of teams – England and India – will be up against each other in first of the three-match bilateral Twenty20 International (T20I) series at the Old Trafford ground here on Tuesday from 10 pm. Both the teams have same strengths as both mostly depend on the depth in their batting and …