Luke Humphries whitewashed 6-0 with 81 common leaving PDC commentators shocked
The reigning Paddy Power PDC World Darts Champion Luke Humphries has crashed out of the primary ProTour occasion of the season.
Humphries was whitewashed within the second spherical by Ian White – with the PDC commentators misplaced for phrases. Cool Hand solely averaged 81 in the course of the embarrassment as he misplaced 6-0 to the 53-year-old – who averaged 98.
The commentator stated: “Well, who saw this coming… [White] to complete the demolition job. And it is a whitewash!” Fans have been nearly as shocked because the commentator, as many took to social media to precise their disbelief on the outcome.
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“Post-World Championships hangover once again for last year’s winner. I’m sure Humphries will return to form soon enough,” one fan shared. While a second replied: “There’s some mental results on this tour every single time. Motivation not as high when not a televised event?”
“Humphries has been shocking since the World Championship,” a 3rd posted. And one other added: “Probably will be the most random result on the circuit this year….”
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Humphries’ last opponent, Luke Littler, 17, has solely gone from strength-to-strength since that last – and he made his ProTour debut on Monday. Littler was on fireplace as he averaged over 105, with seven 180s, to destroy Jim Williams 6-1.
Littler sealed the win with an outstanding 11-darter, cruised by way of the second spherical, earlier than going onto hit a nine-darter in his third spherical conflict with Michele Turetta a few hours later.