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Afghanistan vs Ireland ODI

Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground, Greater Noida ,3/24/2017, 09:30 (IST)


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New Zealand vs South Africa Test

Basin Reserve, Wellington ,3/16/2017, 03:30 (IST)

South Africa beat New Zealand by 8 wickets

India vs Australia Test

JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi ,3/16/2017, 09:30 (IST)

India drew with Australia

Afghanistan vs Ireland ODI

Greater Noida Sports Complex Ground, Greater Noida ,3/19/2017, 09:30 (IST)

Ireland beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets

About Shakuntala Devi


Shakuntala Devi (Kannada: ಶಕುಂತಲಾ ದೇವಿ) is a calculating prodigy who was born on November 4, 1939[1] in Bangalore, India. Her father worked in a \"Brahmin circus\" as a trapeze and tightrope performer, and later as a lion tamer and a human cannonball.[2] Her calculating gifts first demonstrated themselves while she was doing card tricks with her father when she was three. They report she \"beat\" them by memorization of cards rather than by sleight of hand. By age six she demonstrated her calculation and memorization abilities at the University of Mysore.[3] At the age of eight she had success at Annamalai University by doing the same. Unlike many other calculating prodigies, for example Truman Henry Safford, her abilities did not wane in adulthood. In 1977 she extracted the 23rd root of a 201-digit number mentally. On June 18, 1980 she demonstrated the

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