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Comments: 8 
Posted by bigbang07 on (August 3, 2010, 7:35 GMT)

If I had a dollar for every time this happened to me...

Posted by   on (August 2, 2010, 5:29 GMT)

what was 100times more annoying was during the T20 World Cup '09 a dozen of my friends hung out to watch the semi final, my original antenna wasn't working so couldn't get PTV and had to settle for Super Sport, which was 5 seconds late, and every time a wicket fell the three guys in the next apartment would start screaming 'OUUUUUUUUUUTTTTTTTTT!!!!!".

Posted by   on (August 1, 2010, 20:14 GMT)

also you read Pakistan 15/3, then you turn around to eat a candy or something and when the score board is refreshed, its 80/10 ... :O

Posted by   on (August 1, 2010, 20:12 GMT)

lol.... but it also has an advantage..... you read about a four being hit with the score of something for 7 and the next thing, when cricinfo is refreshed, the score is something for 9, and someone is on a hatrick (i.e Asif against england)

Posted by Jaycamer on (August 1, 2010, 17:13 GMT)

Man happens to me all the time..I keep a cricinfo window open when matches are on... while working..was trying to find a way to describe that feeling lag before wicket certainly sums up..sometimes the lag is so huge that by the time you see it on the commentary and get to a TV the new batsmen has already faced an over and numerous replays have already been shown...

Posted by manihammad on (August 1, 2010, 16:09 GMT)

hahaha this one is good. i use to run after listening this wahoo to watch it live :P

Posted by   on (August 1, 2010, 10:24 GMT)

If u r not able to watch match live..Then cricinfo is the saviour...And if u r not watching live on TV and simply relying upon cricinfo then u r dumbass.

Posted by   on (August 1, 2010, 10:06 GMT)

Very funny... yet bringsback painful memories *sigh* :D

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