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Update: KyaZoonga Crashes As WC Finals Tickets Sale Commence

Update: The ICC has tweeted that semi-final and final tickets for the public will now be sold via a ballot. More details will be announced soon. Earlier (Yesterday): Cricket crashes sites. During the IPL, it was YouTube, and during the ICC World Cup, it's KyaZoonga.com, the official ticketing partner of the ICC World Cup. According to several tweets, Kyazoonga's Facebook page and Reuters, it appears Kyazoonga crashed minutes after the sale of the finals tickets commenced on the website at 1pm IST yesterday, and was unable to handle the heavy traffic as around 10 million users logged on to the site, and several others refreshed pages to get hold of the 1000 limited tickets made available online. Half an hour past the commencement of sale of tickets, the website communicated through its Facebook page that was working on the issue. The post said: "We are facing absolutely unprecedented amounts of traffic from all over the world, with hundreds of millions of people hitting at once. Some of you may have trouble accessing the site. It seems that cricket fever has surpassed all anticipations and expectations. Please bear with us as our global network team works on bringing you the tickets you all have been waiting for." Meanwhile cricket fans were very vocal in their condemnation of the site and on ICC making a wrong decision while choosing its ticketing partner, on social networking platforms. A facebook page called KyaZoonga Victims was created in addition to many tweets doing the rounds on Twitter. The…

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