Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli dropped a spot to No.2 in the latest ICC rankings for Test batsmen, a day after his side slumped to an innings and 159-run loss to England in the Lord’s Test. Kohli, who rose to the numero-uno spot by overtaking banned Australian Steve Smith last week, scored 23 and 17 at …

Lucknow: ‘Cricket bats’ have travelled a long journey since the inception of the sport. Initially, the cricketers used to carry a maximum of two bats along during any series, but as the time progressed, today the batsmen carry a big array of bats which are beautifully designed as per the requirements and wish of any …

London: England rode on an all-round effort to cruise to an innings and 159-run win over India in the Lord’s Test, but there was one man in leg-spinner Adil Rashid, who achieved a rather dubious record of being part of a winning outfit without any contribution. Rashid became the 14th player to go through a Test …

New Delhi: Jodhpur and Marwar railway stations in Rajasthan were declared the cleanest in the third cleanliness survey, released on Monday. Releasing the cleanliness survey report, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said, “Jodhpur has emerged as the cleanest station in A1 station category. Last year, Visakhapatnam was at the first spot,” he said. He said Rajasthan capital …

Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming film ‘Sui Dhaaga’, says she was afraid to play the role of Mamata in the movie. Anushka was present at the trailer launch of her upcoming film along with co-star Varun Dhawan, director-writer Sharat Katariya and producer Maneesh Sharma on Monday. …

Agartala/Aizawl:  Ahead of the Independence Day, Indian authorities have asked security forces to increase vigil along the international borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar, officials said on Monday. Border Security Force troopers are guarding India’s border with Bangladesh while the Assam Rifles are deployed along the country’s frontier with Myanmar. “We have asked the BSF to further …