Darts commentator rivals Neville for unusual ‘oooh’ groan after Littler throw

Gary Neville has competitors from Stuart Pyke after the darts commentator let loose a high-pitched groan as Luke Littler tried an enormous ton-plus checkout.

Pyke was commentating on Littler’s UK Open quarter-final recreation towards Aussie Damon Heta on Sunday afternoon when the 17-year-old took him unexpectedly by nearly nailing a sensational 155-checkout to go forward within the match.

‘The Nuke’ was tied at 4-4 with Heta within the first to 10 format and wanted to take out 155 with Heta solely requiring 22 to take the lead. Littler’s first dart landed within the T20 and introduced a brief ‘oooh’ from Pyke earlier than his good change to T19 noticed Pyke nearly explode as he let loose a Neville-esque squeal.

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However for the World Championship runner-up, his closing darts at D19 landed the incorrect facet of the wire and Pyke let loose yet one more moan – however this time it was a disenchanted exhale earlier than ‘The Heat’ returned to take the lead for the primary time within the contest.

Heta continued on his cost by profitable the subsequent three legs to take an 8-4 lead and put himself getting ready to victory. A late cost by Littler introduced the scores again to 9-8 however Heta held his nerve to win 10-8.

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Stuart Pyke
Stuart Pyke was left very excited by Littler’s 155 checkout try

The world No11 takes on Dimitri van den Bergh within the semi-final on Saturday night time with the winner to play both world champion and No.1 Luke Humphries or Ricky Evans, who like Heta continues to be looking for his first main event win.

At the tip of his recreation with the Premier League star, Heta was visibly pissed off with {the teenager} as he left the Aussie hanging. A fuming Littler didn’t flip to acknowledge Heta till the 36-year-old walked up behind him and had the primary phrase. The two exchanged phrases and a handshake quickly adopted as tensions cooled earlier than they each headed backstage.