MS Dhoni plays a shot during third day of first test match against Australia at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai-PTI

MS Dhoni plays a shot during third day of first test match against Australia at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai-PTI

MS Dhoni plays a shot during third day of first test match against Australia at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai-PTI

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