If it was true that Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis held up the flight to Newark to ensure that Praveen Singh Pardeshi, the state principal secretary, was on board, he had at least one excuse...
Named captain for the tour of Zimbabwe, Ajinkya Rahane says he would like to take Mahendra Singh Dhoni's calmness and Virat Kohli's controlled aggression into the field when he wears the skipper's hat in the upcoming limited-overs series.
'I would like to do a biopic (on) Parveen Babi. She was such a gorgeous woman. She was also my neighbour. It was very sad when she died. It is so tragic when you are young and have fame, fortune, praise and everything and then you are alone.' Shraddha Kapoor discusses her big hits.
Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has expressed concerns about the pink ball to be used in the first day-night Test, saying it behaved "very differently" to the usual red ball and crowds might not even be able to see it.