Yuga

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Yu·ga

 (yo͝og′ə)
n. Hinduism
One of the four ages constituting a cycle of history.

[Sanskrit yugam, yoke, pair, era; see yeug- in Indo-European roots.]
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Yuga

(ˈjʊɡə)
n
(Hinduism) (in Hindu cosmology) one of the four ages of mankind, together lasting over 4 million years and marked by a progressive decline in the vitality and morals of men
[C18: from Sanskrit: yoke, race of men, era; see yoke]
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Yu•ga

(ˈyʊg ə)

n., pl. -gas. Hinduism.
1. an age of time.
2. any of four ages, each worse than the last, forming a single cycle due to be repeated.
[1775–85; < Skt]
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Yugam Gautam (3/29) and Aditya Mehla (2/29) got the wickets for Punjab Tigers though none of them were effective in checking the run rampage.
Punjab Tigers 133 for 7 in 20 overs (Bheem Kanwar 47, Monarch Goyal 24, Yugam Gautam 17; Yajurveda Janmeda 4/16, A.
N[a.bar]r[a.bar]: yana:tena nalena tat tasmat k[a.bar]ran[a.bar]d dvabhyam ph[a.bar]labhy[a.bar]m bh[a.bar]gabhyam baddh[a.bar]h samyamit[a.bar]s cikur[a.bar]h kes[a.bar]h eva nijam sv[i.bar]yam ayalaso 'k[i.bar]rter yugam amany amanyata.
The song itself is on heroism and states that every eon (yugam) has a hero (kathanayakudu, literally protagonist) who leads the populace into a state of well being.
Sai Vihari Sivalenka of Hyderabad took 4-16 while his teammate Yugam Gautam bagged 5-13, Chennai's Salman Khan took 5-23 and Ajay Tanwar of Rajasthan picked up 4-25.