ICC Test Rankings: Rohit Sharma attains career-best spot, Virat Kohli drops below 900 points

India batsman Rohit Sharma, who became the first player to score a century in each innings of his maiden Test as an opener, on Monday jumped to a career-best 17th position in the ICC Test Player Rankings. Rohit, who now has five centuries from 28 Tests, gained a whopping 36 slots after his knocks of 176 and 127 in the first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam helped India win by 203 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The other opener Mayank Agarwal has also attained…

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Malta Tops EU Obesity Rankings, Romania Thinnest

Malta has the highest proportion of obese adults in Europe, according to EU figures released Thursday, while Romania is the least obese. In total just under a sixth of adults living in the European Union are obese — 15.9 percent, according to the Eurostat statistics agency, which said the figure goes up amongst older and less educated Europeans. Counting 26 percent of its adults as obese, the Mediterranean island of Malta appears the worst hit by the public health problem, followed by Latvia and Hungary. Britain — which leads the…

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