Debut Delight at Alexandra Palace
In an extraordinary World Darts Championship debut at Alexandra Palace, 16-year-old Luke Littler showcased his phenomenal talent, defeating Christian Kist with a stunning 3-0 victory.
Littler, who is too young for certain privileges like drinking alcohol, celebrating, voting, or driving, managed an impressive average of 106.12 and hit seven 180s during the match.
Post-Victory Kebab Celebration
As chants of ‘you’ve got school in the morning’ echoed at the Ally Pally, Littler confidently advanced to the second round, where he is set to face the current UK Open champion, Andrew Gilding.
True to his post-match promise, Littler celebrated his triumph with a kebab and bottles of Fanta and Coke, showcasing his commitment to soft drinks.
Exceptional Performance and Memorable Moments
Littler’s outstanding average of 106.12 stands as the best of the tournament, and he clinched victory by winning nine out of 11 legs in just 19 minutes of playing time.
Despite not being allowed to wear a Paddy Power patch due to his age, Littler expressed optimism about his chances in the tournament, emphasizing the importance of maintaining a high average.
Words of Encouragement and Praise
Following his stellar performance, Littler received praise from darts legend Phil Taylor, who commended the young player and encouraged him to stay focused.
Sky Sports pundit Wayne Mardle hailed Littler’s extraordinary talent, dubbing him potentially the most naturally gifted player he has ever seen.
The night at the World Darts Championship also witnessed a surprising exit, with two-time winner Peter Wright crashing out of the competition.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn