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The awkward moment when forgetting you're on a 147 break costs you £30,000

Poor Ding Junhui.

Ding Junhui will count the cost of his lapse in concentration.
Ding Junhui will count the cost of his lapse in concentration.
Image: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images


You’ve potted 12 reds, 12 blacks and you’ve 96 of the points required for a 147 break.

Then, with another comfortable red and black combination at your mercy, you inexplicably screw back for the blue, costing yourself a potential £30,000.

Okay, maybe we haven’t all done this, but Ding Junhui did this morning and his reaction says it all:

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