Dattu Bhokanal, a member of the Indian quartet that won gold in the men's quadruple sculls event in the Asian Games, left the single sculls race midway and was banned by the Rowing Federation of India in March last year
The 0-3 defeat at the hands of the trans-Tasman rivals earlier this summer has shocked the cricketing fraternity here and the New Zealand authorities have set up a review with Williamson's captaincy on the line as well.
India are set to take on New Zealand in a five-match T20 International series within five days of completing a home ODI assignment against Australia. Virat Kohli said the short turnaround is tough given the busy international calendar.
Sania Mirza and her Ukrainian partner Nadiia Kichenok, who came into the major after winning the doubles title at the Hobart International, were trailing 2-6 0-1 against the Chinese team of Xinyun Han and Lin Zhu when the Indian called it quits in the Australian Open.
Kane Williamson' leadership skills came under the scanner following New Zealand's crushing defeat in the Boxing Day Test against Australia as former skipper Brendon McCullum questioned some of his tactics.