Premier League Darts: Dave Chisnall v Simon Whitlock

Dave Chisnall

Simon Whitlock

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Dave Chisnall v Simon Whitlock.

1-0 - Chisnall lands a 180 to bring the 11,000 fans to their feet, before completing a 14-darter to win the opening leg.

2-0 - Whitlock misses double 16 to level, and Chisnall finishes double nine to break.

3-0 - A 108 finish from Chisnall sees him win a third successive leg.

3-1 - Chisnall misses double top, and Whitlock hits the same bed to get off the mark.

3-2 - The duo trade 180s before Chisnall misses three darts at doubles to allow Whitlock to break back on double top.

4-2 - Chisnall lands another maximum, before missing six darts at double 18 and nine to allow Whitlock in - but the Australian sees his chances to level go begging on the same doubles before his opponent lands double four with his eighth dart to claim the leg.

5-2 - Tops sees Chisnall move closer to a crucial point.

5-3 - Whitlock initially misses double 16, but returns to pin double four to hit back.

5-4 - The pair trade 180s, with Chisnall missing the bull for an 81 finish to allow Whitlock in to take out 100 on double 19 with an improvised combination after hitting a single five with his opening dart.

6-4 - The pair both leave two-dart finishes after nine darts by again trading 180s, and when Whitlock misses the bull this time to take out 81, Chisnall claims a point by hitting double ten for a 46 checkout and a 12-darter.

6-5 - Whitlock misses double five for a 90 finish, but Chisnall is unable to take out 79 for the match to allow the Australian back in on double five.

6-6 - Whitlock is unable to take out 100 to claim a point, but Chisnall amazingly bursts his score on 80, and the Australian pins tops to claim a potentially crucial point.


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