Australia’s Ricky Ponting waves to fans as he walks off the pitch for the last time after getting out for eight runs—AP

Shkabang pose for a picture; Clinton Cerejo belts out one of his hits; Guwahati’s Digital Suicide are ready to explore an altern

Shkabang pose for a picture; Clinton Cerejo belts out one of his hits; Guwahati’s Digital Suicide are ready to explore an altern

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.