Unicorn’s Gary Anderson made it back-to-back World Championship crowns on a dramatic night at the Alexandra Palace where he beat Adrian Lewis by 7 sets to 5.
The Team Unicorn star is among one of the greats as he collects the Sid Waddell Trophy for the second straight year, a cheque for £300,000 and a place in the history books.
It was compelling throughout but Anderson was just brilliant when it really mattered. There were 34 x 180s in the final – a world record – and Gary took the spoils in style.
“I had to really dig in. I guess it wasn’t spectacular but it felt dramatic. Adrian played superbly but I kept thinking that I don’t want to give up the trophy. It is a special moment.”
“It is a real honour to do this,” Anderson added. “The Sid Waddell Trophy means so very much and it will take a little time for all this to sink in.”
Unicorn Darts MD commented: “What a terrific night for Gary, a terrific night for Unicorn Darts and a terrific night for all our trade customers who can look forward to increased demand for all Unicorn darts products.
“All credit to Sky Sports and the PDC for such a fantastic tournament and we are proud that every dart in the tournament, including a record number of 180s in the final, was thrown at a Unicorn Eclipse HD TV Edition. As always Unicorn Darts is at the heart of the action.”