Gary Anderson in injury scare at World darts finals
darts star Gary Anderson reached the PDC World Darts Championship
quarter-finals on Thursday night (December 28th) despite suffering
beat Steve West 4-2 in a third-round match to earn his place in
a much-anticipated quarter-final against Phil Taylor tonight (Friday),
but the Burnham darts player appears to have a major injury worry.
who was champion in 2015 and 2016, struggled as he defeated West
with an average of only 34 per cent on the doubles.
Sports pundits Wayne Mardle and John Part speculated that a back
injury appears to be worrying Anderson.
way he was holding his back meant it looks like it might be some
kind of sciatic problem," said Mardle.
dont know how much pain hes in but it was incredible
how many darts he needed to finish it off at the end."
added: "He couldnt stand rigidly enough to get the release
he needed across the board (for the doubles). Hopefully he can compete
and hell do everything in his power to be ready."
left Alexandra Palace after Thursday's match without giving an update
on his condition.