India Women have qualified for next year's World Cup; CSA have extended Smith's stint as Director of Cricket; de Kock will not lead South Africa in Test cricket; and the Cricket Australia staff are likely to take a pay cut of 80%.
Mumbai Indians lifted the trophy for a fourth time last season — more than any other side has managed. They beat Chennai Super Kings, who have won the trophy thrice, in the final.
With 360 points, India are at the top of the pile, followed by Australia (296) and New Zealand (180) in that order.
Mumbai Indians became the most successful side in the tournament.
Chennai Super Kings returned after two years to win their third title to draw level with Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians became the first IPL franchise to win three titles, that too in alternate years. In the final they beat Rising Pune Supergiant by 1 run, the narrowest margin in an IPL final.
In a unique season, the tournament had a new champion.
Mumbai won their second title in three seasons, catching up with Chennai and Kolkata, in a season when the BCCI launched Fan Parks.
Kolkata Knight Riders won their second IPL, defeating Kings XI Punjab in the latter's first final appearance. This was the first time in four attempts that Chennai Super Kings did not make it to the final.
Mumbai Indians won their maiden title, Pune Warriors India played their last season, Sunrisers Hyderabad debuted, a spot-fixing scandal was unearthed, and Chris Gayle slammed a world record that still stands.