Friday, 22 March 2013

PDC McCoys Premier League-Week 7



March 21 - Motorpont Arena, Cardiff

Andy Hamilton 7-4 Simon Whitlock
Gary Anderson 1-7 Michael van Gerwen
Robert Thornton 5-7 Adrian Lewis
Wes Newton 2-7 Phil Taylor
James Wade 6-6 Raymond van Barneveld



Andy Hamilton v Simon Whitlock

0-0 - Andy Hamilton will throw first
1-0 - Hamilton hits tops to win the opening leg.
1-1 - Hamilton opens with a 180, but Whitlock replies with a maximum and punishes a miss from the Stoke ace at double 16 to return from three misses of his own to hit the bed.
2-1 - Hamilton kicks off with another maximum before hitting double six.
3-1 - The Stoke star breaks throw by hitting double five to move two legs clear.
4-1 - Hamilton wins a third successive leg, initially missing darts at double 16 and eight only to return and land double two after Whitlock missed three darts to break back.
4-2 - Whitlock hits double eight to reduce the arrears as he wins his first leg in four.
5-2 - Double four sees Hamilton win the seventh leg with his fourth dart at a double.
5-3 - Whitlock fires in two 180s as he takes the eighth leg.
5-4 - Whitlock breaks for the first time, finishing 70 in two darts on double eight.
6-4 - The Australian misses tops for a 114 finish, and Hamilton takes out 79 on the same bed to secure at least a point from the game, celebrating with his trademark roar.
7-4 - Hamilton misses double 19 for a 155 finish to seal the win along with two further match darts, but has enough cushion to return and land double two for a key victory.


Gary Anderson v Michael van Gerwen

0-0 - Gary Anderson will throw first
0-1 - van Gerwen secures an immediate break of throw by landing double 12 for a 13-darter, with Anderson waiting on 40.
0-2 - van Gerwen brilliantly takes out 121 for a 12-darter, hitting a bullseye, treble 13 and double 16 combination.
0-3 - Anderson misses the bull to finish 85, and van Gerwen takes out 120 for a 15-dart finish to continue his brilliant start.
0-4 - Both players open with 180s, and van Gerwen takes out 164 in stunning fashion for another 12-darter.
1-4 - The pair again trade 180s before van Gerwen this time misses double five to take out 85, and Anderson finishes tops - with only his second dart at a double - to win his opening leg.
1-5 - Anderson lands a third maximum of the game, but van Gerwen is first to a finish as he takes out 43 to win a fifth leg.
1-6 - van Gerwen opens with his own third 180, but initially misses two darts at double 16, only for three misses from Anderson - at double top and ten - to allow the Dutchman back in on double eight.
1-7 - van Gerwen is first to a finish and completes a whirlwind victory by landing double.


Robert Thornton v Adrian Lewis 

0-0 - Robert Thornton will throw first
1-0 - Thornton takes out double 18 to win the opening leg.
1-1 - Lewis levels by landing tops.
2-1 - The Scot hits tops to edge back ahead.
2-2 - Lewis hits a 180 as he hits back to square the game.
3-2 - Double 18 from Thornton - after he missed double top in single one with his initial dart to win the leg - sees him win a third leg.
3-3 - Lewis hits a 180 and finishes 58 on tops to level matters.
3-4 - Thornton posts a maximum, but Lewis hits double top to break for the first time as he moves ahead.
4-4 - Thornton levels with a 13-darter, opening with a 180 and finishing double four.
4-5 - Thornton kicks off with a 180 but Lewis breaks again by taking out a sensational 155 finish.
4-6 - Lewis misses double 16 but returns to hit the bed to ensure at least a draw.
5-6 - Thornton keeps the game alive with a sensational 161 checkout.
5-7 - Thornton opens with a 180, but Lewis is first to a finish and hits double five to secure his second victory of the season.


Wes Newton v Phil Taylor

0-0 - Wes Newton will throw first
0-1 - Newton misses double five to take out 89 and Taylor posts double ten for an immediate break of throw.
0-2 - Taylor misses tops for a 160 finish, but returns to land double ten again as he moves two legs up.
1-2 - The players trade 180s before Newton hits tops to get off the mark.
1-3 - Taylor hits a 180 to leave 82 and finishes the combination on tops.
1-4 - Newton fires in a third 180, but is left waiting on tops as Taylor takes out 126 on double six.
1-5 - Newton misses double top, and Taylor hits the same bed to move four legs clear.
2-5 - Double 12 from Newton sees him win a second leg of the contest.
2-6 - Taylor finishes 115 on tops to end his losing run - avoiding the threat of a third successive defeat for the first time in Premier League history.
2-7 - Taylor ensures victory by finishing 61 on double eight for a 14-darter to end the contest with an average of 101.72.


James Wade v Raymond van Barneveld

0-0 - James Wade will throw first
1-0 - Wade takes out 118 on tops to win the game's opening leg.
1-1 - Wade misses six darts at doubles across three visits as he allows a chance to break throw slip away, with van Barneveld finishing double ten to get off the mark.
1-2 - van Barneveld breaks throw to move in front for the first time.
1-3 - Double 16 sees the Dutch ace win a third successive leg.
2-3 - Wade posts a 180, and when van Barneveld misses the bull to finish 161 the left-hander hits back on tops.
3-3 - van Barneveld adds his third 180 of the game, but misses tops as Wade hits the same bed to break back and level.
4-3 - Wade lands a key third-dart tops to move back ahead.
4-4 - van Barneveld misses two darts at double 16, but Wade this time misses tops to allow the Dutchman back to level.
5-4 - Wade finishes 124 on tops to edge back ahead.
5-5 - van Barneveld opens with a 180 and finishes double five for a 13-darter.
6-5 - Wade opens with scores of 177 and 180, and although he misses out on a possible nine-darter, he lands double ten to earn at least a draw.
6-6 - van Barneveld secures a point by hitting double eight in the deciding leg.


Latest League Table
After Week Seven
P
W
D
L
+/-
Pts
Michael van Gerwen
7
4
2
1
+15
10
Raymond van Barneveld
7
4
2
1
+10
10
Phil Taylor
7
3
2
2
+8
8
James Wade
7
3
2
2
+6
8
Andy Hamilton
7
4
0
3
+3
8
Robert Thornton
7
2
3
2
-1
7
Simon Whitlock
7
3
0
4
-5
6
Adrian Lewis
7
2
1
4
-10
5
Gary Anderson
7
2
1
4
-12
5
Wes Newton
7
1
1
5
-14
3


Latest Key Stats 100+ 140+ 180 Total 100+ LWAT High Finish Average
Raymond van Barneveld 82 56 22 160 17 121 99.12
Michael van Gerwen 76 46 24 146 13 104 98.45
James Wade 90 36 14 140 11 170 96.80
Robert Thornton 89 48 22 159 13 120 98.78
Phil Taylor 97 40 12 149 14 127 99.26
Andy Hamilton 68 46 17 131 12 152 97.37
Simon Whitlock 88 42 17 147 14 140 95.04
Gary Anderson 86 49 16 151 11 124 94.62
Wes Newton 70 42 17 129 13 131 92.19
Adrian Lewis 70 34 18 122 7 117 91.02
Total 816 439 179 1434 96.22
 

Form
Raymond van Barneveld WWLWWD
Michael van Gerwen DDWWLW
James Wade WLWDWL
Robert Thornton WDDWLD
Phil Taylor DWWDLL
Andy Hamilton LWWLLW
Simon Whitlock WLLLWW
Gary Anderson LWLLWD
Wes Newton LLDWLL
Adrian Lewis LLLLWD



Week Eight

March 28 - SECC, Glasgow

Adrian Lewis v Andy Hamilton
Simon Whitlock v Robert Thornton
Phil Taylor v Raymond van Barneveld
Gary Anderson v Wes Newton
Michael van Gerwen v James Wade