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The Reliquary of Saint Teresa of Calcutta


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By T. V. Antony Raj

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Statue of Saint Teresa in the National Shrine, Washington DC (Photo: T. V. Antony Raj)
Statue of Saint Teresa in the National Shrine, Washington DC (Photo: T. V. Antony Raj)

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At every canonization ceremony in the Catholic Church, people connected to the new saint carry to the altar a relic in a reliquary which is often an ornate work of art in gold or silver.

A relic is a keepsake, a tangible reminder that the new saint was human yet heroically lived a life of holiness.

The relic may be the purported or actual physical remains of saints, such as bones, pieces of clothing, or some object associated with saints or other religious figures. The authenticity of any given relic is often a matter of debate; for that reason, some churches require documentation of the relic’s provenance.

In the Catholic Church, a reliquary, also known as a shrine or by the French term châsse is used as a container for relics.

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The reliquary containing the relic of Saint Teresa
The reliquary containing the relic of Saint Teresa

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The relic presented at the Mass for St. Teresa of Calcutta was a few drops of her blood contained in a phial embedded within the centre of a wooden reliquary in the form of a simple cross reflecting her life and values.

The back of the cross-shaped reliquary is made from Lebanon cedar (Cedrus libani), a species of cedar native to the mountains of the Mediterranean region, known as a symbol of nobility and spiritual greatness.

The front of the large cross is made of wood taken from places associated with Mother Teresa’s works of mercy: The first home for the dying she established in Calcutta, a home for those with Hansen’s disease, an immigrants’ boat, a Gypsy shack, and wood from the kneeler of a confessional because Mother Teresa believed the “Sacrament of Penance” also known as “Confession” or “Reconciliation” was the greatest expression of God’s mercy.

In the centre of the cross,  the phial of Mother Teresa’s blood is sealed in a glass orb in the shape of a water drop as a symbol of her vow to quench the thirst of those literally without water and those dying in the aridness of being unloved.

A roughly sculpted wrinkled hand supports the glass to symbolize that it carries this drop of water, full of love, in response to the cry of Jesus “I thirst” on the cross echoed by millions of people around the world.

The religious dress of the Missionaries of Charity bears special significance. The white colour of their sari stands for truth and purity and the three blue borders each signify the vows that the nuns of the Order take: the first thin band represents “Poverty”, the second thin band represents “Obedience”, and the third broad band represents the vows of “Chastity” and of “wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor”.

The water drop on the reliquary is framed by a heart of three sweeping bands of blue on the left and a white band on the right to symbolize the sari St. Teresa adopted as a habit for her sisters of Missionaries of Charity as well as to express devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The three sweeping bands of blue on the left side of the heart are curved and bent to represent St. Teresa’s own curved form bent in prayer. The white band on the right side of the heart displays the words, “I thirst in gold, reproduced in St. Teresa’s handwriting.

The base of the reliquary is made of battered iron to represent how society always sees the poor people whom Mother Teresa loved with her whole heart.

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The Canonization of Mother Teresa of Calcutta in Vatican City


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By T. V. Antony Raj

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At the end of life, we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by “I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.”
– Saint Teresa of Calcutta

 

Mother Teresa - A painting by Mark Sanislo
Mother Teresa – A painting by Mark Sanislo

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Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the “nun of the gutters”, a champion for the poor, the dying and the unborn died on September 5, 1997.

Scarcely two years after her death Monsignor Henry D’Souza, the then Archbishop of Calcutta, requested Pope John Paul II to dispense with the five-year waiting period required before beginning the process of beatifying and canonizing Mother Teresa.

As a fitting climax to a process that stretched on for almost 19 years, Pope Francis on Sunday, September 4, 2016, a day before Mother Teresa’s 19th death anniversary, formally declared  Mother Teresa, as the newest saint of the Catholic Church at a ceremony that drew 100,000 pilgrims from around the world to St Peter’s Square in Vatican City.

For the honour of the Blessed Trinity, the exaltation of the Catholic faith and the increase of the Christian life, by the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, and of the holy Apostles Peter and Paul, and our own, after due deliberation and frequent prayer for divine assistance, and having sought the counsel of many of our brother bishops, we declare and define Blessed Teresa of Calcutta be saint and we enroll her among the saints, decreeing that she is to be venerated as such by the whole Church. In the name of the Holy Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

Pope Francis, however, acknowledged that despite the fact she now has a formal title as “Saint Teresa of Calcutta“, she will always remain “Mother Teresa” to the world. The pontiff said:

“We may have some difficulty in calling her ‘Saint’ Teresa, her holiness is so near to us, so tender and so fruitful that we continue to spontaneously call her “Mother”. She made her voice heard before the powers of this world so that they might recognize their guilt for the crime – the crimes of poverty they created.”

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The Road to Sainthood of Mother Teresa of Calcutta


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By T. V. Antony Raj

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“If I ever become a Saint—I will surely be one of ‘darkness’. I will continually be absent from Heaven —to (light) the light of those in darkness on earth.”
– Prophetic words of Mother Teresa

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Born Agnes Bojaxhiu to an Albanian family in the former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia, Mother Teresa became world-famous for her devotion to the destitute and dying. The religious congregation, the Missionaries of Charity, she established in 1950, has more than 4,500 religious sisters around the world.

In 1979, Mother Teresa received the Nobel Peace Prize for her lifetime of service to humanity.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta died on September 5, 1997.

Scarcely two years after her death Monsignor Henry D’Souza, the then Archbishop of Calcutta, requested Pope John Paul II to dispense with the five-year waiting period required before beginning the process of beatifying and canonizing her.

Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, M.C., one of the Missionaries of Charity Fathers, was appointed on March 9, 1999, as postulator (a person who presents a case for the canonization or beatification) of Mother Teresa’s cause.

The first session of the process of beatification leading to canonization took place at St. Mary Parish, in Rippon Lane, Calcutta, close to the Missionaries of Charity’s motherhouse.

As soon as the first stage of the process concluded on August 15, 2001, the second stage began in Rome.

Thirty-five thousand pages of documentation called the “Position” were collected in 2001 and 2002.

In the Catholic Church, humanitarian work alone is not sufficient enough for canonization as a saint. It is mandatory that a candidate for sainthood must be associated with at least two miracles to demonstrate that he or she, worthy of sainthood, must be in heaven, interceding with God on behalf of those in need of healing.

Robert Emmet Barron is an American prelate of the Catholic Church, author, theologian and evangelist, known for his Word on Fire ministry. As a frequent commentator on Catholicism and spirituality, he says:

“A saint is someone who has lived a life of great virtue, whom we look to and admire. But if that’s all we emphasize, we flatten out sanctity. The saint is also someone who’s now in heaven, living in this fullness of life with God. And the miracle, to put it bluntly, is the proof of it.”

In 2002, the Vatican officially recognised a miracle Mother Teresa was said to have carried out after her death in 1998. This miracle became the first milestone to sainthood of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

Born and raised in Calcutta and a resident of the city during the period of Mother Teresa’s activity there, Aroup Chatterjee, a physician working in England authored the book Mother Teresa: The Final Verdict.

In the book Chatterjee challenges the widespread regard of Mother Teresa as a symbol of philanthropy and selflessness, accuses her of unfairly damaging the city’s reputation, that she exaggerated the work she did among the poor, that she failed to use the very large amount of money donated to her on helping the poor, and claims that the medical care given to people in homes run by Missionaries of Charity was grossly inadequate.

Channel 4, a British television channel aired a documentary named “Hell’s Angel” inspired by Chatterjee’s criticism. Christopher Hitchens, an Anglo-American author, social critic, journalist, and a well-known critic of Mother Teresa wrote and co-produced it with Tariq Ali.

In 2003, Aroup Chatterjee and Christopher Hitchens testified as two official hostile witnesses against the late nun as a so-called devil’s advocate to Church procedures for the beatification of Mother Teresa.

The miracle of curing the Bengali tribal woman was the first milestone to sainthood of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.

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The First Miracle

Monica Besra at her village in West Bengal (Photo: Kallol Majumder-HT Photo)
Monica Besra at her village in West Bengal (Photo: Kallol Majumder-HT Photo)

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Monica Besra hails from a tribal community in Nakor village, in Dakshin Dinajpur district, 280 miles north of Kolkata in eastern India. Now she is 50 years old and a mother of five children.

About 15 to 17 years back she developed an abdominal tumour. She was taken to the nearby government hospital. The treatment for her ailment was expensive and her family had to mortgage their land. Even after undergoing a lengthy medication process she was so sick she could barely walk.

In 1998, when everything else failed, Monica’s sister took her to the then-recently-opened Missionaries of Charity centre near their village.

She was so ill she couldn’t eat anything. If she ate, she would immediately throw up.

The Sisters of Missionaries of Charity took her to a doctor in Siliguri who said that she might not regain consciousness if operated upon.

On September 4, 1998, a day before Mother Teresa’s first death anniversary, the Sisters of Missionaries of Charity took Monica to a small church in the premises to pray. As Monica was too ill to move, two Sisters supported her. There was a photograph of Mother Teresa there.

When she entered the Church a blinding light that emanated from Mother’s photo enveloped her. She did not know what was happening. The sisters prayed. Manica was too ill to sit for long and was soon brought back to her bed.

That night one of the Sisters after saying a prayer to Mother Teresa to help Monica get well soon tied a medallion of Mother Teresa on Monica’s abdomen.

After that, Monica who had trouble sleeping due to pain, fell asleep immediately. At about 1 AM she woke up to go to the bathroom. She was surprised to see her stomach was flat and the tumour was gone. She did not feel any pain. She went to the bathroom without help from anyone. When she returned from the bathroom, she woke up the woman sleeping in the adjacent bed and told her what had happened to her tumour.

In the morning MonicaI told the Sisters. and they took her to a doctor for a checkup. The doctor confirmed that she was cured of the tumour.

Back in 1998, Monica Besra’s claim of the miraculous cure by the intercession of the late Mother Teresa was, however, not without its detractors. The ‘miracle’ was hotly contested by doctors and rationalists alike. The doctors who had attended to her at the district hospital claimed that Monica was in fact cured because her tumour was detected at an early stage and by the medicines they gave her

Kolkata-based Prabir Ghosh, president of the Science and Rationalist Association of India, also challenged the miracle claims and the Canonization. He said:

“If people want to revere Mother Teresa for her social work, I have no problem. But these miracles are unreasonable. I challenge the Pope to cure every poor person in India who cannot afford medical care, by praying to Mother.”

Nonetheless, Monica Besra, her family members, and many others in her community firmly believe in the miracle and attend the local church regularly.

A board of medical specialists worked with the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to study the alleged miracle. After combing the records and interviewing the medical staff involved, the committee determined that the healing was medically inexplicable.

As a first step towards sainthood, Mother Teresa was beatified by Pope John Paul II approved the miraculous cancer cure that occurred on the first anniversary of Mother Teresa’s death, in a fast-tracked process on December 20, 2002, barely five years after Teresa’s death. About 300,000 pilgrims attended the beatification ceremony at St. Peter Square on October 19, 2003 (World Missions Day).

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The Second Miracle

Marcilio Haddad Andrino (Source: boqnews.com)
Marcilio Haddad Andrino (Source: boqnews.com)

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The second miracle that took place in December 2008 involves Marcilio Haddad Andrino, a now-42-year-old mechanical engineer from Santos, Brazil.

In 2008, the recently married 35-year-old Andrino was affected by a bacterial infection in the brain which caused severe brain abscesses and agonizing head pain.

A priest, a friend of his told Andrino and his wife, Fernanda Nascimento Rocha, to pray to Mother Teresa for help cure his ailment.

Andrino underwent medical treatment. When the treatments failed, he slipped into a coma. While Rocha prayed to Blessed Teresa, he was taken in for a last-ditch surgery.

When the surgeon entered the operating room, he found Andrino fully awake asking him what was going on.

Andrino made a full recovery. Now, the couple has two children. Even though it was deemed a near medical impossibility by doctors, Father Brian Kolodiejchuk, M.C., the postulator of Mother Teresa’s cause, referred to their children as a second miracle.

In December 2015, in an interview with the press, Father Kolodiejchuk explained why there was a delay between 2008 and 2015 in reporting the second miracle.

According to Father Kolodiejchuk, the miracle happened in 2008, but he became aware of it only in 2013.

The neurosurgeon who attended on Andrino was not a Catholic. Somehow, after the visit of Pope Francis to Brazil, something prompted him to tell one of the priests of Santos. This news eventually made its way to Father Kolodiejchuk and the postulation office and started the chain of events.

A board of medical specialists worked with the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to study the alleged miracle in Brazil. In September 2015, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints accepted the findings of the medical commission and presented the report to Pope Francis for his final approval. On December 17, 2015, the Holy Father officially recognized the second miracle that was needed for Mother Teresa to be canonized.

The Vatican scheduled September 4, 2016, the day before her 19th death anniversary, as the canonization date for Blessed Mother Teresa, who thereafter will be known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.

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Who is the “True Son” of America? Humayun Khan or Donald Trump Jr.?


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By T. V. Antony Raj

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Mr. Khizr Khan’s son

Capt. Humayun Saqib Muazzam Khan (September 9, 1976 – June 8, 2004)
Capt. Humayun Saqib Muazzam Khan (September 9, 1976 – June 8, 2004)

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Humayun Saqib Muazzam Khan (September 9, 1976 – June 8, 2004), a Muslim was an American citizen of Pakistani Decent. He was born in the United Arab Emirates, to Ghazala and Khizr Khan, of Pakistani heritage. The Khan family moved to the United States when Humayun was two years old, and he was raised in Silver Spring, Maryland.

As a young boy, Humayun Khan read extensively about Thomas Jefferson. In high school, he taught disabled children to swim. In 1996, he graduated from John F. Kennedy High School, and then joined the University of Virginia (U.Va. or UVA). He joined the university’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

Humayun Khan joined the United States Army Ordnance Corps and had planned on becoming a military lawyer. In the Army, Khan achieved the rank of captain.

On June 8, 2004, three to four months into his tour of duty in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, while inspecting a guard post near Baqubah, Captain Khan saw a suspicious taxicab approaching fast. After ordering his subordinates to move away from the vehicle he ran forward and was killed when the car loaded with improvised explosives blew up before it could reach the gates of the nearby mess hall where hundreds of soldiers were having breakfast. The blast also killed the two occupants of the vehicle and two Iraqi bystanders.

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Tombstone for Capt. Humayun Saqib Muazzam Khan at Arlington National Cemetry
The headstone for Capt. Humayun Saqib Muazzam Khan at Arlington National Cemetry

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Captain Khan was buried at Arlington National Cemetery on June 15, 2004.

Captain Humayun Saqib Muazzam Khan, the first UVA graduate to die in combat since the Vietnam War was honored by two university ceremonies. He was also posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart.

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Faces of the fallen: Muslim Americans killed in combat are, top row, left to right: Staff Sergrant Daniel Isshak; Specialist Omead H. Razani; Captain Humayun Saqib Muazzam Khan; Marine Staff Sergeant Kendall Damon Waters-Bey; 1st Lieutenant Mohsin A. Naqvi; bottom row, left to right: Major James M. Ahearn; Specialist Kareem R. Khan; Specialist Rasheed Sahib; Specialist Azhar Ali; Staff Sergeant Ayman A. Taha. (Source: dailymail.co.uk)
Faces of the fallen: Muslim Americans killed in combat are, top row, left to right: Staff Sergrant Daniel Isshak; Specialist Omead H. Razani; Captain Humayun Saqib Muazzam Khan; Marine Staff Sergeant Kendall Damon Waters-Bey; 1st Lieutenant Mohsin A. Naqvi; bottom row, left to right: Major James M. Ahearn; Specialist Kareem R. Khan; Specialist Rasheed Sahib; Specialist Azhar Ali; Staff Sergeant Ayman A. Taha. (Source: dailymail.co.uk)

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In December 2015, Hillary Clinton, a presidential candidate in the 2016 United States presidential election, spoke about Khan’s service, describing him as one of fourteen Muslim Americans who had died in the service of the United States since the September 11 attacks.

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Khizr Khan, father of fallen US Army Capt. Humayun S. M. Khan holds up a copy of the Constitution of the United States as his wife listens during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Khizr Khan, father of fallen US Army Capt. Humayun S. M. Khan holds up a copy of the Constitution of the United States as his wife listens during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia , Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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On July 28, 2016, Captain Humayun Khan’s parents appeared at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. His 66-year-old father, Khizr Khan, an immigration lawyer from Charlottesville, Virginia, addressed the gathering. He began his 7-minute speech saying, “Tonight, we are honored to stand here as the parents of Capt. Humayun Khan, and as patriotic American Muslims with undivided loyalty to our country.

He spoke of his dead son and rebuked Donald J. Trump the Republican Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election. He said Trump “sacrificed nothing and no one”.

Donald Trump retaliated by criticizing the appearance of the parents of Captain Humayun Khan at the Democratic Convention and suggested that Khan’s mother may not have been allowed to speak.

On July 31, 2016, Ghazala Khan, mother of Captain Khan expressed her thoughts and said she had been too overcome by emotion at the convention to speak at the podium, “Donald Trump said I had nothing to say. I do. My son Humayun Khan, an Army captain, died 12 years ago in Iraq. He loved America…

The attacks from the Republican presidential nominee on the parents of a soldier who died defending America have put new pressure on the leaders of the Republican Party, commonly referred to as the Grand Old Party (GOP) decide whether they will continue to stand by him. Some of the party’s leaders in the House and the Senate have distanced themselves from Trump’s remarks, and many other Republican figures are forcefully attacking their nominee.

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Mr. Donald Trump’s son

Donald John "Don" Trump Jr. (born December 31, 1977) is an American businessman.
Donald John “Don” Trump Jr. (born December 31, 1977) is an American businessman.

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Donald John “Don” Trump Jr (born December 31, 1977) is an American businessman. He is the first child of Donald J. Trump and the Czech model Ivana Trump. He currently works along with his sister Ivanka Trump and brother Eric Trump in the position of Executive Vice President at The Trump Organization.

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A smiling Donald Trump Jr. poses beside the bufflo he killed during his African safari, hosted by Hunting Legends. (HUNTINGLEGENDS.COM)
A smiling Donald Trump Jr. poses beside the buffalo he killed during his African safari, hosted by Hunting Legends. (HUNTINGLEGENDS.COM)

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There is nothing valorous to say about this eldest son of Trump, except that he along with his younger brother Eric Trump is a trophy hunter.

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Donald Trump Jr proudly showing off an elephant's tail (Source - Occupy Democrats - Facebook)
Donald Trump Jr proudly showing off an elephant’s tail (Source – Occupy Democrats – Facebook)

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The above picture says a lot about him! Yes, that is an elephant’s tail.

A spokeswoman for PETA told the Daily News: “If the young Trumps are looking for a thrill, perhaps they should consider skydiving, bungee jumping, or even following in their anti-hunting father’s footsteps and taking down competing businesses—not wild animals,”

“Like all animals, elephants, buffalo, and crocodiles deserve better than to be killed and hacked apart for two young millionaires’ grisly photo opportunity. If the Trumps want to help villagers, they have plenty of resources at their disposal.”

Despite the negative comments, the Trumps, however, are standing their ground.

Donald Trump Jr responded to a flurry of anger messages that spurned him on Twitter: “I’m a hunter, for that, I make no apologies,” he wrote. “I can assure you it was not wasteful… The villagers were so happy for the meat which they don’t often get to eat.

And Donald Trump Sr told TMZ, the celebrity news website, “My sons love hunting. They’re hunters and they’ve become good at it. I am not a believer in hunting and I’m surprised they like it.

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What Happened to the Three Monkeys of Mahatma Gandhi?


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By T. V. Antony Raj

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Almost 68 years have elapsed since the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi on January 30, 1948, in New Delhi. By the way, have you ever wondered what happened to his three famous monkeys?

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The 3 Monkeys of Mahatma Gandhi (Source: daililol.com)
The 3 Monkeys of Mahatma Gandhi (Source: daililol.com)

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Well, the three died in due course, but I gleaned more about their posterity:

The offsprings of the monkey that closed its eyes became judges, lawyers, policemen, and priests.

The progeny of the monkey that closed its ears became politicians, heads of governments, government officials and their lackeys.

Finally, the descendants of the third monkey that closed its mouth proliferated beyond expectation and are now the voting public

 

Foolish Questions…


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By T. V. Antony Raj

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Today, I received a copy of a clipping of the poem titled “Human Anatomy” from my dear niece Fiona Devotta Vazirani.

I remember having first read this humoristic poem  in the mid-1990s. Since then it had appeared in many newspapers and clippings – sometimes with long titles such as “Let’s call it, unsolved mysteries of anatomy” and at times without any title at all.

The author was William Rossa Cole.

Here is that poem appearing under the title “Foolish Questions” (adapted) from “Oh, Such Foolishness” (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1978) as found in Kids Pick the Funniest Poems, edited by Bruce Lansky (Meadowbrook Press, 1991).

Foolish Questions
by William Cole

 

Where can a man buy a cap for his knee?
Or a key for the lock of his hair?

And can his eyes be called a school?
I would think there are pupils there!

What jewels are found in the crown of his head,
And who walks on the bridge of his nose?

Can he use, in building the roof of his mouth,
the nails on the ends of his toes?

Can the crook of his elbow be sent to jail?
If it can, well, then, what did it do?

And how does he sharpen his shoulder blades?
I’ll be hanged if I know – do you?

Can he sit in the shade of the palm of his hand,
and beat time with the drum in his ear?

Can the calf of his leg eat the corn on his toe?

There’s somethin’ pretty strange around here!

William Rossa Cole, an American editor, anthologist, columnist, author, and writer of light verse was born on November 20, 1919, to William Harrison Cole and Margaret O’Donovan-Rossa of Staten Island, New York. He was the grandson of the Irish national hero, Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa.

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William Rossa Cole during WWII (Source: crooklynrai.org)
William Rossa Cole during WWII (Source: crooklynrai.org)

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William Cole served in the infantry in Europe in World War II, rising to sergeant and receiving the Purple Heart. After military service, he entered the publishing industry. He served as publicity director at Alfred A. Knopf, publicity director and editor at Simon & Schuster, and publisher of William Cole Books at Viking Press. He was a columnist for The Saturday Review, a vice president of PEN American Center and a member of the governing board of the Poetry Society of America and the executive board of Poets and Writers.

William Cole wrote children’s books and light verse. His whimsical poetry appeared often in Light Quarterly and was widely anthologized, He was an author, co-author, editor, and co-editor, of about 75 books of which 50 were anthologies. The American Library Association were honoured three of his books:

  1. In 1958, “I Went to the Animal Fair: A Book of Animal Poems” which was on the List of Notable Children’s Books of 1940–1959.
  2. In 1964, “Beastly Boys and Ghastly Girls: Poems“.
  3. In 1965, “The Birds and Beasts Were There: Animal Poems” .

His marriage to Peggy Bennett in 1947 and his marriage to Galen Williams in 1967 both ended in divorce.

William Cole died on August 2, 2000, in his Manhattan home, aged 80.

Seamus Heaney, Member of the Royal Irish Academy and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995 memorialized William Cole in a poem.

In Memory of Bill Cole
by Seamus Heaney

As Dante when he entered Purgatory

Was greeted by Casella, and the song

Casella sang sweetened his memory

Of earthly love and music and their long

Afternoons of wine and poetry,

So I, when I heard that William Cole had gone

Among the shades, imagined him and me

Meeting in an earthly paradise

Where we’d never met on earth, in Co. Derry,

On the banks of the Moyola, and his voice

Rising to sing in an Irish tenor brogue

MacCormack might have envied, or James Joyce,

Or Moore in Avoca, by Avonmore and Beg,

River-rhyming, over-brimming, young

At heart again, and younger song by song—

For always Bill belonged in Tir na n-Og.*

*“Tir na n-Og” means “land of youth” in Irish

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Cricket: Scorecard of IPL 9 – Final (Match #60) – Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 29, 2016


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By T. V. Antony Raj
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Vivo IPL 2016 – Final (Match #60)
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Source: cricketcountry.com
Source: cricketcountry.com

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Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Date & Time: Sunday, May 29,  2016, at 8:00 pm IST (2:30  pm GMT)

Umpires: Kumar Dharmasena, Bruce Oxenford
Third Umpire: Anil Kumar Chaudhary
Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle
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Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad
Playing XI
David Warner (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Deepak Hooda, Ben Cutting, Naman Ojha (wk), Bipul Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Barinder Sran, Mustafizur Rahman
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Bench
Abhimanyu Mithun, Aditya Tare, Ashish Reddy, Eoin Morgan, Kane Williamson, Karn Sharma, Ricky Bhui, Siddarth Kaul, Tirumalsetti Suman, Trent Boult, Vijay Shankar
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Royal Challengers Bangalore Squad 
Playing XI
Virat Kohli (c), Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Lokesh Rahul (wk), Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, Sachin Baby, Iqbal Abdulla, Chris Jordan, Sreenath Aravind, Yuzvendra Chahal
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Bench
Abu Nechim, Akshay Karnewar, David Wiese, Harshal Patel, Kane Richardson, Kedar Jadhav, Mandeep Singh, Parvez Rasool, Praveen Dubey, Sarfaraz Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Travis Head, Varun Aaron, Vikas Tokas, Vikramjeet Malik
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Toss

Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and opted to bat

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SUNRISERS HYDERABAD Innings
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SUNRISERS HYDERABAD R B 4s 6s SR
David Warner ( c) c I Abdulla &
b Aravind
 69 38  8 3  181.58
Shikhar Dhawan c C Jordan &
b Chahal
 28  25 3 `1 112
Moises Henriques c Chahal &
b C Jordan
 4  5 0  0 80
Yuvraj Singh c Watson &
b C Jordan
38  23 4 2 165.22
Deepak Hooda c Kohli & b Aravind  3 6 0 0 50
Ben Cutting not out 39  15  3  4  260
Naman Ojha (wk) runout (Watson)  7  4 1  0 175
Bipul Sharma c Chahal &
b C Jordan
5  3  1  0 166.67
Bhuvneshwar Kumar not out 1  1  0  0  100
Barinder Sran dnb
Mustafizur Rahman dnb
Extras 14 (b – 1, lb – 2, w – 11, nb – 0)
Total 208 for 7 in 20 overs 208 (RR @ 10.4 rpo)
FALL OF WICKETS
1/63
Shikhar Dhawan
(6.4 ov.)
2/97
Moises Henriques
(9.5 ov.)
 3/125
David Warner
(13.3 ov.)
 4/147
Deepak Hooda
(15.6 ov.)
 5/148
Yuvraj Singh
(16.1 ov.)
 6/158
Naman Ojha
(17.1 ov.)
 7/174
Bipul Sharma
(18.4 ov.)
BOWLING O M R W Econ
Sreenath Aravind 4  0  30 2 7.50
 Chris Gayle  3  0  24 0 8.00
Shane Watson  4  0  61  0 15.25
Yuzvendra Chahal  4  0 35  1 8.75
Iqbal Abdulla 1  0  10  0 10.00
Chris Jordan 4  0 45  3 11.25

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ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE Innings
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ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE R B 4s 6s SR
Chris Gayle  c Bipul Sharma &
b Ben Cutting
76  38  4 8  200
Virat Kohli (c) b Barinder Sran 54 35 5  2  154.29
AB de Villiers c Henriques &
b Bipul Sharma
5 6 0  0 83.33
Lokesh Rahul (wk) b Ben Cutting 11 9 1  0 122.22
Shane Watson c Henriques &
b Mustafizur
11 9  0 1  122.22
Sachin Baby not out 18 10 1 1  180
Stuart Binny runout (N Ojha 9 7  0 1 128.57
Chris Jordan runout (N Ojha 3  4 0 0 75
Iqbal Abdulla not out 4 2 1 0 200
Sreenath Aravind dnb
Yuzvendra Chahal dnb
Extras 9 (b – 0, lb – 5, w – 4, nb – 0)
Total 200 for 7 in 20 overs 200 (RR @ 10 rpo)
FALL OF WICKETS
1/114
Chris Gayle
(10.3 ov.)
 2/140
Virat Kohli
(12.5 ov.)
 3/148
AB de Villiers
(13.5 ov.)
 4/160
Lokesh Rahul
(15.3 ov.)
5/164
Shane Watson
(16.3 ov.)
6/180
Stuart Binny
(18.1 ov.)
 7/194
Chris Jordan
(19.3 ov.)
BOWLING O M R W Econ
Bhuvneshwar Kumar  4  0  25  0 6.25
Barinder Sran  3  0  41 1 13.67
Ben Cutting 4  0  35 2 8.75
Mustafizur Rahman 4  0 37  1 9.25
Moises Henriques 3 0  40  0 13.33
Bipul Sharma 2 0  17  1 8.50

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 SUNRISERS HYDERABAD WON THE FINALS
by 8 runs.

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Ben Cutting - Sunrisers Hyderabad (Source: iplt20.com)
Ben Cutting – Sunrisers Hyderabad (Source: iplt20.com)

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Ben Cutting – “Man of the Match”.

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Sunrisers Hyderabad - Winners of Vivo IPL 2016 (Photo: T. V. Antony Raj)
Sunrisers Hyderabad – Winners of Vivo IPL 2016 (Photo: T. V. Antony Raj)

Cricket: Scorecard of IPL 9 – Qualifier 2 (Match #59) – Gujarat Lions Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 27, 2016


Myself

By T. V. Antony Raj

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Playoffs – Qualifier 2 (Match #59)
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Source:- cricketcountry.com
Source:- cricketcountry.com

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Venue: Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi.

Date & Time: Thursday, May 27,  2016, at 8:00 pm IST (2:30  pm GMT)

Umpires: Marais Erasmus, Nandan
Third Umpire: Chettithody Shamsuddin
Match Referee: Roshan Mahanama
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Gujarat Lions Squad 
Playing XI
Suresh Raina (c), Aaron Finch, Brendon McCullum, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Dwayne Smith, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Eklavya Dwivedi, Praveen Kumar, Dhawal Kulkarni, Shivil Kaushik
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Bench
Akshdeep Nath, Amit Mishra, Andrew Tye, Dale Steyn, Ishan Kishan, James Faulkner, Jaydev Shah, Paras Dogra, Pravin Tambe, Sarabjit Ladda, Shadab Jakati, Umang Sharma
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Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad
Playing XI
David Warner (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Deepak Hooda, Naman Ojha (wk), Ben Cutting, Bipul Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Barinder Sran, Trent Boult
 .
Bench
Abhimanyu Mithun, Aditya Tare, Ashish Nehra, Ashish Reddy, Eoin Morgan, Kane Williamson, Karn Sharma, Mustafizur Rahman, Ricky Bhui, Siddarth Kaul, Tirumalsetti Suman, Vijay Shankar
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Toss

 Sunrisers Hyderabad won the toss and opted to bowl.

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GUJARAT LIONS  Innings
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GUJARAT LIONS R B 4s 6s SR
Eklavya Dwivedi c T Boult &
b Bhuvneshwar
 5 5 1  0 10 0
Brendon McCullum c Bhuvneshwar &
b Bipul Sharma
32 29 5 01  110.34
Suresh Raina (c) lbw T Boult 1 5 0 0 20
Dinesh Karthik (wk) runout (T Boult) 26 19 4 1 136.84
Aaron Finch b Ben Cutting 50 32 7 2 156.25
Dwayne Smith c Dhawan &
b Ben Cutting
1 3 0 0 33.33
Ravindra Jadeja not out 19 15 1 0 126.67
Dwayne Bravo b Bhuvneshwar 20 10 4 0 200
Dhawal Kulkarni not out 3 2 0 0 150
Praveen Kumar dnb
Shivil Kaushik dnb
Extras 5 (b – 0, lb – 0, w – 5, nb – 0)
Total 162 for 7 in 20 overs 162 (RR @  8.1 rpo)
FALL OF WICKETS
1/7
Eklavya Dwivedi
(0.6 ov.)
2/19
Suresh Raina
(3.2 ov.)
3/63
Dinesh Karthik
(8.5 ov.)
4/81
Brendon McCullum
(11.6 ov.)
5/83
Dwayne Smith
(12.4 ov.)
6/134
Aaron Finch
(17.3 ov.)
7/158
Dwayne Bravo
(19.3 ov.)
BOWLING O M R W Econ
 Bhuvneshwar Kumar  4  0 27 2 6.75
 Trent Boult  4  0  39  1  9.75
Barinder Sran  3  0  28  0 9.33
Bipul Sharma 3  0  21  1 7.00
 Ben Cutting 3 0  20 2 6.67
Moises Henriques  3 0  27  0  9.00
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SUNRISERS HYDERABAD Innings
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SUNRISERS HYDERABAD R B 4s 6s SR
David Warner ( c) not out 93  58  11 3  160.34
Shikhar Dhawan runout
(B McCullum)
0 4 0  0 0
Moises Henriques c Dwivedi &
b Dwayne Smith
11 6 2 0  183.33
Yuvraj Singh c Dwayne Smith &
b Shivil Kaushik
8 13  1 0 61.54
Deepak Hooda lbw DJ Bravo  4 9  0 0 44.44
Ben Cutting c D Karthik &
b Shivil Kaushik
8 7 1 0 114.29
Naman Ojha(wk) c R Jadeja &
b DJ Bravo
10 8 0 1 125
Bipul Sharma not out 27  11  0 3 245.45
Bhuvneshwar Kumar dnb
Barinder Sran dnb
Trent Boult dnb
Extras 2(b – 0, lb – 1, w – 1, nb – 0)
Total 163 for 6 in 19.2 overs 163 (RR @ 8.43 rpo)
FALL OF WICKETS
1/6
Shikhar Dhawan
(1.1 ov.)
2/33
Moises Henriques
(4.1 ov.)
3/61
Yuvraj Singh
(8.2 ov.)
4/75
Deepak Hooda
(11.1 ov.)
5/84
Ben Cutting
(12.3 ov.)
6/117
Naman Ojha
(15.5 ov.)
BOWLING O M R W Econ
Praveen Kumar 3.2  0 32  0 9.61
 Dhawal Kulkarni  4  0  32  0  8.00
 Dwayne Smith  2  0  29  1 14.50
 Suresh Raina  2  0  15  0  7.50
Shivil Kaushik  4  0  22  2  5.50
Dwayne Bravo  4  0 32  2 8.00

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Sunrisers Hyderabad won by 4 wickets.

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David Warner - Captain Sunrisers Hyderabad - Vivo IPL 2016 (Source: cricketcountry.com)
David Warner – Captain Sunrisers Hyderabad – Vivo IPL 2016 (Source: cricketcountry.com)

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David Warner 
– “Man of the Match” for the fourth time.

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VIVO IPL 2016 – Points Table as on May 22, 2016

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts NRR
Gujarat Lions 14 9 5 0 0 18 -0.374
Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.932
Sunrisers Hyderabad 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.245
Kolkata Knight Riders 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.106
Mumbai Indians 14 7 7 0 0 14 -0.146
Delhi Daredevils 14 7 7 0 0 14 -0.155
Rising Pune Supergiants 14 5 9 0 0 10 +0.015
Kings XI Punjab 14 4 10 0 0 8 -0.646

Cricket: Scorecard of IPL 9 – Qualifier 1 (Match #57) – Gujarat Lions Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore on May 24, 2016


Myself

By T. V. Antony Raj

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Playoffs – Qualifier 1 (Match #57)
.

Source - cricketcountry.com
Source – cricketcountry.com

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Venue: M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Date & Time: Tuesday, May  24,  2016, at 8:00 pm IST (2:30  pm GMT)

Umpires: Anil Chaudhary, Kumar Dharmasena
Third Umpire: Bruce Oxenford
Match Referee: Ranjan Madugalle
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Gujarat Lions Squad 
Playing XI
Suresh Raina (c), Aaron Finch, Brendon McCullum, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Dwayne Smith, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Eklavya Dwivedi, Praveen Kumar, Shadab Jakati, Dhawal Kulkarni
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Bench
 Akshdeep Nath, Amit Mishra, Andrew Tye, Dale Steyn, Ishan Kishan, James Faulkner, Jaydev Shah, Paras Dogra, Pradeep Sangwan, Pravin Tambe, Sarabjit Ladda, Shivil Kaushik, Umang Sharma

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Royal Challengers Bangalore  Squad
Playing XI
Virat Kohli (c), Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Lokesh Rahul (wk), Shane Watson, Stuart Binny, Sachin Baby, Chris Jordan, Sreenath Aravind, Iqbal Abdulla, Yuzvendra Chahal
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Bench
Abu Nechim, Akshay Karnewar,David Wiese, Harshal Patel, Kane Richardson, Kedar Jadhav, Mandeep Singh, Parvez Rasool, Praveen Dubey, Sarfaraz Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, Travis Head, Varun Aaron, Vikas Tokas, Vikramjeet Malik
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Toss

Royal Challengers Bangalore won the toss and opted to bowl.
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GUJARAT LIONS  Innings
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GUJARAT LIONS R B 4s 6s SR
Aaron Finch c Gayle & b
I Abdulla
4  6 1  0 66.67
Brendon McCullum c de Villiers &
b I Abdulla
1 4 0 0 25
Suresh Raina (c) c Aravind &
b Watson
1 9  0  0 11.11
Dinesh Karthik (wk) b Chris Jordan 26 30  2 0  86.67
Dwayne Smith c Kohli & b Chahal 73 41 5 6  178.05
Ravindra Jadeja c Gayle & b Watson 3  7 0 0 42.86
Dwayne Bravo b Watson 8 6 1 0 133.33
Eklavya Dwivedi c Kohli & b Watson  19  9 1  2  211.11
Praveen Kumar b Chris Jordan 1  2  0 0  50
Dhawal Kulkarni runout (Rahul)  10 4 2  0  250
Shadab Jakati not out  1  2  0 0 50
Extras 11 (b – 0, lb – 6, w – 5, nb – 0)
Total 158 all out in 20 overs 158 (RR @ 7.9 rpo)
FALL OF WICKETS
 1/2 Brendon McCullum
(1.1 ov.)
 2/6
Aaron Finch
(1.4 ov.)
3/9
Suresh Raina
(3.4 ov.)
4/94
Dinesh Karthik
(13.5 ov.)
5/107
Ravindra Jadeja
(15.5 ov.)
6/115
Dwayne Smith
(16.3 ov.)
 7/145 Eklavya Dwivedi
(18.3 ov.)
 8/145
Dwayne Bravo
(18.4 ov.)
9/156
Praveen Kumar
(19.3 ov.)
 10/158
Dhawal Kulkarni
(20 ov.)
BOWLING O M R W Econ
Sreenath Aravind  3  0  13 0 4.33
Iqbal Abdulla 4  0 38  2  9.50
Shane Watson 4  0 29  4 7.25
 Chris Jordan 4 0  26 2 6.50
Yuzvendra Chahal  4  0  42  1 10.50
Stuart Binny  1  0  4 0 4.00

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ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE Innings
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ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE R B 4s 6s SR
Chris Gayle b D Kulkarni  9  12  2 0 75
 Virat Kohli(c) b D Kulkarni  0 2 0 0  0
 AB de Villiers not out 79 47 5 5 168.09
 Lokesh Rahul (wk) c Dwayne Smith &
b D Kulkarni
 0  1 0  0  0
Shane Watson c Dwayne Smith &
b R Jadeja
 1  6  0 0  16.67
Sachin Baby c Jakati &
b D Kulkarni
0 3  0 0  0
Stuart Binny lbw R Jadeja 21  15 2 1 140
Iqbal Abdulla not out  33  25  3  1  132
Chris Jordan dnb
Sreenath Aravind dnb
 Yuzvendra Chahal dnb
Extras 16 (b – 0, lb – 7, w – 8, nb – 1)
Total 159 for 6 in 18.2 overs 180 (RR @ 8.67 rpo)
FALL OF WICKETS
1/12
Virat Kohli
(1.2 ov.)
2/25
Chris Gayle
(3.2 ov.)
 3/25
Lokesh Rahul
(3.3 ov.)
4/28
Shane Watson
(4.5 ov.)
 5/29
Sachin Baby
(5.3 ov.)
 6/68
Stuart Binny
(9.4 ov.)
BOWLING O M R W Econ
Praveen Kumar 3.2  0  32  0 9.61
Dhawal Kulkarni  4  1  14  4 3.50
Ravindra Jadeja  4  0  21  2  5.25
Shadab Jakati 3  0 45  0  15.00
Dwayne Bravo 3  0  26 0  8.67
Dwayne Smith  1  0  14 0  14.00
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Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 4 wickets.

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AB de Villiers - Royal Challengers Bangalore - Vivo IPL 2016
AB de Villiers – Royal Challengers Bangalore – Vivo IPL 2016

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AB de Villiers – “Man of the Match” for the fourth time.

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Vivo IPL 2016 – Points Table
Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts NRR
Gujarat Lions 14 9 5 0 0 18 -0.374
Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.932
Sunrisers Hyderabad 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.245
Kolkata Knight Riders 14 8 6 0 0 16 +0.106
Mumbai Indians 14 7 7 0 0 14 -0.146
Delhi Daredevils 14 7 7 0 0 14 -0.155
Rising Pune Supergiants 14 5 9 0 0 10 +0.015
Kings XI Punjab 14 4 10 0 0 8 -0.646

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Cricket: Scorecard of IPL 9 – Match #52 – Delhi Daredevils Vs Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 20, 2016


Myself

By T. V. Antony Raj

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Source: cricketcountry.com
Source: cricketcountry.com

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Venue: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

Date & Time: Friday, May 20,  2016, at 8:00 pm IST (2:30  pm GMT)

Umpires: Nand Kishore, Bruce Oxenford
Third Umpire: Virender Sharma
Match Referee: Sunil Chaturvedi
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Sunrisers Hyderabad Squad
Playing XI
David Warner (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Eoin Morgan, Deepak Hooda, Naman Ojha (wk), Karn Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Barinder Sran, Mustafizur Rahman
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Bench
Abhimanyu Mithun, Aditya Tare, Ashish Reddy, Ben Cutting, Bipul Sharma, Kane Williamson, Ricky Bhui, Siddarth Kaul, Tirumalsetti Suman, Trent Boult, Vijay Shankar
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Delhi Daredevils Squad 
Playing XI
Zaheer Khan (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Sanju Samson, Karun Nair, Rishabh Pant, Jean-Paul Duminy, Carlos Brathwaite, Pawan Negi, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Amit Mishra, Jayant Yadav
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Bench
Akhil Herwadkar, Chama Milind, Chris Morris, Imran Tahir, Khaleel Ahmed, Mahipal Lomror, Mayank Agarwal, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Suyal, Pratyush Singh, Sam Billings, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreyas Iyer
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Toss

Delhi Daredevils won the toss and opted to bowl.

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SUNRISERS HYDERABAD Innings
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SUNRISERS HYDERABAD R B 4s 6s SR
David Warner ( c) c A Mishra &
b C Brathwaite
 73  56  8  1 130.36
Shikhar Dhawan runout (C Brathwaite)  10 8 2  0 125
Deepak Hooda runout (A Mishra) 1  1  0  0 100
Yuvraj Singh b C Brathwaite  10  11  1  0  90.91
Moises Henriques c Negi & b Duminy 18  13 2  0  138.46
Eoin Morgan c C Brathwaite &
b Coulter-Nile
 14  10  0 1  140
Naman Ojha (wk) not out 16 14  1 0 114.29
Bhuvneshwar Kumar runout (de Kock)  13  7  2  0  185.71
Karn Sharma dnb
Barinder Sran dnb
Mustafizur Rahman dnb
Extras 3 (b – 1, lb – 1, w – 1, nb – 0)
Total 158 for 7 in 20 overs 158 (RR @ 7.9 rpo)
FALL OF WICKETS
1/46
Shikhar Dhawan
(6 ov.)
2/48
Deepak Hooda
(6.4 ov.)
 3/66
Yuvraj Singh
(9.3 ov.)
4/105
Moises Henriques
(13.3 ov.)
 5/117
David Warner
(15.2 ov.)
6/132
Eoin Morgan
(17.3 ov.)
 7/158
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
(20 ov.)
BOWLING O M R W Econ
 Zaheer Khan 4 0  26  0 6.50
 Jayant Yadav 4  0 37 0 9.25
Nathan Coulter-Nile  4  0 36  1 9.00
Carlos Brathwaite  4  0 27  2 6.75
 Amit Mishra  3  0 21  0 7.00
Jean-Paul Duminy 1 0 9  1 9.00
DELHI DAREDEVILS  Innings
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DELHI DAREDEVILS R B 4s 6s SR
 Quinton de Kock (wk) c N Ojha & b Barinder 2 9  0  0 22.22
Rishabh Pant runout (Bhuvneshwar)  32  26  3 0 123.08
 Karun Nair not out 83 59  8 3 140.68
Jean-Paul Duminy c Warner & b Barinder 17 15  1 0 113.33
Carlos Brathwaite c Barinder &
b Mustafizur
10  7 2 0  142.86
Sanju Samson not out 3  4 0 0  75
 Jayant Yadav dnb
 Chris Morris dnb
 Amit Mishra dnb
Nathan Coulter-Nile dnb
 Mohammed Shami dnb
Extras 14 (b – 0, lb – 4, w – 10, nb – 0)
Total 161 for 4 in 20 overs 161 (RR @ 8.05 rpo)
FALL OF WICKETS
1/9
Quinton de Kock
(1.5 ov.)
 2/82
Rishabh Pant
(11.4 ov.)
3/117
Jean-Paul Duminy
(16.1 ov.)
 4/143
Carlos Brathwaite
(18.2 ov.)
BOWLING O M R W Econ
Bhuvneshwar Kumar  4  0  33 0 8.25
Barinder Sran  4  0  34  2 8.50
Mustafizur Rahman  4  0  24  1 6.00
Moises Henriques 2  0 18  0 9 .00
Deepak Hooda 2 0 16  0 8.00
Karn Sharma 3 0  25  0  8.33
Yuvraj Singh 1 0 7  0 7.00

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Delhi Daredevils won by 6 wickets.

Karun Nair - Delhi Daredevils - Vivo IPL 2016 (Source: iplt20.com)
Karun Nair – Delhi Daredevils – Vivo IPL 2016 (Source: iplt20.com

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Karun Nair – “Man of the Match”

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Vivo IPL 2016 – Points Table

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts NRR
Sunrisers Hyderabad 13 8 5 0 0 16 +0.355
Gujarat Lions 13 8 5 0 0 16 -0.479
Royal Challengers Bangalore 13 7 6 0 0 14 +0.930
Kolkata Knight Riders 13 7 6 0 0 14 +0.022
Mumbai Indians 13 7 6 0 0 14 -0.082
Delhi Daredevils 13 7 6 0 0 14 -0.102
Rising Pune Supergiants 13 4 9 0 0 8 +0.013
Kings XI Punjab 13 4 9 0 0 8 -0.693
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