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V. O. Chidambaram Pillai

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V. O. Chidambaram Pillai


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Australia vs India Test

Brisbane Cricket Ground (Woolloongabba), Brisbane ,12/17/2014, 05:30 (IST)

South Africa vs West Indies Test

SuperSport Park, Centurion ,12/17/2014, 14:00 (IST)


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Pakistan vs New Zealand ODI

Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah ,12/14/2014, 16:30 (IST)

Pakistan beat New Zealand by 147 runs

Sri Lanka vs England ODI

R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo ,12/16/2014, 14:30 (IST)

Sri Lanka beat England by 87 runs

About V. O. Chidambaram Pillai


V. O. Chidambaram Pillai, (Tamil: வ. உ. சிதம்பரம் பிள்ளை) popularly known by his initials, V.O.C. (spelt Vaa.Oo.Ce in Tamil), was an Indian freedom fighter born on 5 September 1872 in Ottapidaram, Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu State of India. He was a prominent lawyer, and a trade union leader. He gets credit for launching the first indigenous Indian shipping service between Tuticorin and Colombo with the Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company, competing against British ships. He was an Indian National Congress (INC) member, later charged with sedition by the British government and sentenced to life imprisonment; his barrister license was stripped. He is also known as \"Kappalottiya Tamilan\"\"; in Tamil கப்பலோட்டிய தமிழன்\".

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