Thursday, May 22, 2008

A Cricket Fan's Weekend

(NOTE: All times are UAE standard time, +4h GMT)

This is what the weekend would have looked like if we had an international weekend, i.e. Saturday / Sunday.

Saturday 24th May 2007

1:00pm: Alarm Rings. Press Snooze.

1:05pm: Alarm Rings. Press Snooze Again.

1:10pm: Alarm Rings. Press Stop. Get up and sit. Look outside the window. Change Alarm to 1:30pm and sleep again.

1:30pm: Alarm Rings. Jump out of bed.

2:00pm: Fox Sports. England vs New Zealand 2nd Test LIVE from Old Trafford.

2:30pm: Switch to Prime Sports. Chennai Super Kings vs Rajhastan Royals LIVE from Chennai.

2:30-6:00pm: Keep switching from Prime to Fox and back.

6:00pm: Fox Sports. Watch end of Session 2 on Day 1 of England vs New Zealand.

6:30pm: Prime Sports. Delhi Daredevils vs Mumbai Indians LIVE from Delhi.

7:00pm: Ten Sports. Day 2 of Australia vs West Indies 1st Test LIVE from Kingston, Jamaica.

7:15pm: Switch back to Prime and IPL match.

7:15-10:00pm: Keep switching from Prime to Ten and back.

10:00pm: Ten Sports. Last session and a half between Australia and West Indies.

2:00am: Go out.

3:30am: Come back home. Watch LOST.

5:00am: Set alarm for 1:00pm. Sleep.

Sunday 25th May 2007.

1:00pm: Repeat above.

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  1. scorpicity said...

    Wish I was a rich dude who nothing else to do but watch cricket... enough dreaming... got to get back to work :)

  2. Q said...

    Isn't Saturday / Sunday off for u Scorpi?

  3. arjwiz said...

    Love the fact that you added LOST as the only non-cricket thing up there. It surely is the best thing since sports.

    Anyway, you guys have a Thursday off there, right? So don't fret, you got to stay up all night after United won the CHAMPIONS f'kin LEAGUE!

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  5. arjwiz said...

    And before anyone asks....there is ONLY ONE UNITED!!!!

  6. Q said...

    Arjwiz, LOST is awesome!! The only thing I missed when the writers went on strike! And heroes too actually.

    No more thursdays off here. They changed the weekend to fri/sat abt 2 yrs ago.

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