BCCI may have become a tad wiser this season. After scandals over the last two years, where it came to light that not just IPL games but televised inter-district contests too are vulnerable to fixing, the board has issued directives for taking extra steps.
India have shown greater fight on this tour of Australia and were in a position to win both Tests but in the end are 0-2 down. The second Test loss should be more disappointing than the brave, never-say-die battle they lost in Adelaide.
Atletico de Kolkata defeated Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in the final to lift the ISL football trophy. A last gasp goal from forward Mohammed Rafique helped the Sourav Ganguly part-owned franchise clinch the inaugural edition of the tournament.