How does a newly-crowned darts world champion rejoice? Tea and a ‘sticky rib’ Pot Noodle! Peter Wright reveals how he ‘partied’ after an exhilarating ultimate win over Michael Smith at Alexandra Palace

  • Peter Wright gained his second world darts title with a 7-5 win over Michael Smith  
  • The Scotsman picked up a £500,000 cheque in prize cash by successful the title
  • However Wright revealed his Monday celebrations had been extra modest than his hair
  • The 51-year-old spent the night celebrating with a cup of tea and a Pot Noodle 

Peter Wright has revealed he celebrated his second PDC World Championship darts title on Monday night time in calm vogue – with a cup of tea and a Pot Noodle. 

‘Snakebite’ Wright edged out an exhilarating ultimate at London’s Alexandra Palace, coming from 5-4 right down to beat Englishman Michael Smith 7-5 to develop into simply the sixth darts participant to win the world title on a number of events. 

And the 51-year-old Scotsman, whose walk-on music is ‘Do not Cease the Celebration’, revealed his extra modest celebrations by the brand new sticky rib Pot Noodle flavour. 

Peter Wright revealed he celebrated his PDC world title with a 'cup of tea and a Pot Noodle'

Peter Wright revealed he celebrated his PDC world title with a ‘cup of tea and a Pot Noodle’

The Scotsman won his second world title in London with a 7-5 victory over Michael Smith

The Scotsman gained his second world title in London with a 7-5 victory over Michael Smith

Wright revelled in the new 'sticky rib' Pot Noodle flavour on Monday

Wright revelled within the new ‘sticky rib’ Pot Noodle flavour on Monday

Requested by BBC Radio 5 Reside whether or not he had a sore head on Tuesday morning, Wright replied: ‘No, I celebrated with a pleasant cup of tea and a Pot Noodle once I acquired again. It was the brand new sticky rib flavour.’ 

By successful the Sid Waddell trophy on Monday night time, Wright has pocketed £500,000 in prize cash, the largest darts has to supply.

Wright raced right into a 2-0 lead however Smith, who was taking part in in his eighth televised ultimate however should await his first ever title, pegged the sport again to 2-2. The match remained tied up till 5-5 when Wright claimed the ultimate two units, and three in a row, to win the title on double 16.

Each gamers confirmed nerves early on – with the pair needing 28 darts to shut out the second leg and Wright complained a few breeze on stage. 

Wright (right) celebrated his second world title with wife Joanne and father-in-law Paul (left)

Wright (proper) celebrated his second world title with spouse Joanne and father-in-law Paul (left)

The Scotsman admitted on Tuesday that the nerves had been getting the higher of him in the direction of the start and stated the usual from each gamers was not at their ordinary stage.   

‘I believe so,’ Wright stated on Tuesday morning when requested if there have been nerves. ‘I did not really feel nervous nevertheless it should’ve been one thing because it was very fairly in the beginning. 

‘The usual was nowhere close to what the each of us had been taking part in earlier than to get to the ultimate. I used to be telling myself off. 

‘I’ve achieved that previously and it is best to by no means try this, so on the break close to the tip I ended doing it and targeting my throw. All of the hours of apply paid off.’ 

Both Smith (left) and Wright (right) showed nerves early on in the Alexandra Palace final

Each Smith (left) and Wright (proper) confirmed nerves early on within the Alexandra Palace ultimate

Each gamers had been tearful on the finish of the competition, with Smith left in agony after lacking a number of doubles to shut out legs, regardless of breaking Gary Anderson’s file for essentially the most 180s in a championship with 72. 

Wright additionally revealed that the chants from the London crowd of ‘Scotland get battered, in all places they go’ truly spurred him to victory. 

‘I am in tunnel imaginative and prescient,’ Wright added. ‘I really like the sound from the group even when they’re booing me – which they had been as they needed the underdog in Michael Smith to win. Nevertheless, I acquired them on aspect as on the finish they had been cheering for me.

‘It is an incredible achievement – particularly with the excessive customary of begins in the intervening time. To win it as soon as you could get referred to as fortunate, however to win it twice in a few years is nice.’