Brooks claims 2020 PDC World Youth Championship with deciding leg win over Davis

Bradley Brooks is the winner of the 2020 PDC World Youth Championship after a tense deciding leg victory over Joe Davis 6-5.

Brooks is a current Tour Card holder and at times showed his experience of playing on the ProTour in recent years.

'Bamm Bamm' as well as claiming the title and £10,000 will also make his PDC World Championship debut next month as a result of winning.

Davis played well in the opening leg and claimed it before Brooks finished 104 to make it 1-1. Brooks went into the ascendancy and was well ahead on Davis’ throw leaving 52 for a 2-1 lead.

But the Brighton thrower came straight back pinning a 58 checkout for 2-2. Brooks missed one dart at a double and Davis stepped in for double 16 for a 3-2 lead.

A 98 set up left 40 for Davis but it was his turn to miss darts at double as Brooks pinned 54 to make it 3-3 and hold. Davis had a chance to keep it on throw at 36 and Brooks pinned 56 last dart in hand to break and make it 4-3.

Neither could pin the double but Davis finally got it right breaking back to make it 4-4. He hit a 135 to leave 91 to go one away himself and got that down to 40 with Brooks needing a 170. Davis went back in front as a result at 5-4.

Brooks sent it all the way though at 5-5. Both were feeling the pressure with a nervy end to the final but Davis couldn't leave a finish.

Brooks had six at 132 and a first match dart at 72 came and went.

But Davis couldn't produce a 103 and Brooks pinned double 20 to claim victory in the final.

PDC Unicorn World Youth Championship Final

Joe Davis (78.16) 5-6 (81.63) Bradley Brooks

Best of 11 legs

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