Luke Littler vs Luke Humphries World Darts Championship final live

Luke Littler is off to a rocky start in his fight to become the king of the darts world.

The 16-year-old freak is taking on Luke Humphries in Thursday morning’s PDC World Darts Championship final at the Alexandra Palace in London.

The English sensation was in sublime form as he cruised to a 6-2 victory over 2018 champion Rob Cross in Wednesday morning’s semi-final.

Stream Over 50 Sports Live & On-Demand with Kayo. New to Kayo? Start Your Free Trial Today >

Littler has become a household name in recent weeks amid his incredible success.

He became the youngest semi-finalist of the world darts championships at 16 years of age after smashing Brendan Dolan 5-1 in the quarters.

By qualifying for the final — which will be played on Thursday morning (AEDT) — he is already guaranteed a cash prize of $370,000.

If he wins the final he will take home more than $930,000.

7.30am — Humphries takes opening set

The new World No. 1 has stormed through the first set three legs to one.

Humphries strolled off the stage after the opening set while Littler stayed at the board throwing some practice shots after a slow start.

6.45am — Littler’s private life causes a stir

When Luke Littler saw off Brendan Dolan to book his place in the World Darts Championship semi-finals, a warm embrace with his girlfriend was captured on TV cameras.

Sky Sports crews zoomed in on the darts wonderkid kissing Eloise Milburn, after his incredible display.

Five years Littler’s senior, the beauty consultant had been keeping a low profile until that moment, The Sun reports.

But she has since been elevated into the limelight following her passionate kiss with the most talked about sports star on the planet right now.

6am — Darts final ‘bigger than Ashes’

The 2024 PDC World Championship final has instantly become one of the biggest events to unfold in the UK in recent years.

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, who is chairman of the PDC, posted on Twitter on Thursday the final will blow all records away for the biggest darts event of all time.

Hearn wrote Littler’s semi-final smashed recent viewing numbers in the UK during the 2023 Ashes series.

Leave a Comment