ICC Test rankings: Virat Kohli maintains top slot, Rahane moves up

Dubai, January 24: Indian captain Virat Kohli on Friday (January 24) remained static at the top of the ICC Test player ranking for batsmen with his deputy Ajinkya Rahane moving up a place to eighth. Kohli has 928 points, 17 more than second-placed Australian run-machine Steve Smith. At sixth place with 791 points, Cheteshwar Pujara…

Premier League: Manchester City held by Palace, Arsenal and Spurs draw

On a standout day for the Premier League’s underdogs and English managers, Manchester City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all dropped points Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City was held 2-2 by Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace, further boosting Liverpool’s title hopes, after Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham drew 0-0 with Nigel Pearson’s Watford. City’s draw means Liverpool can extend…

Less workload with less game-time worrying, says Umesh Yadav

NEW DELHI: At a time when international bowlers are worried about their workload, India’s Umesh Yadav lamented the lack of it, saying he is “playing lesser and lesser” in top-flight. In fact, one of India’s fastest bowlers is now eyeing a lengthy stint in county cricket in order to have more miles in his legs….