LIVE – World Darts Championship final: Michael Smith takes on defending champion Peter Wright at Alexandra Palace in pursuit of first PDC title and £500,000 cash prize
- Michael Smith faces Peter Wright in the World Darts Championship final
- Wright won darts’ biggest prize in 2020 but Smith is going for his first world title
- Smith knocked out last year’s champion Gerwyn Price in quarter-final thriller
- Scotsman Wright beat Gary Anderson and is the bookies’ slight favourite to win
Michael Smith and Peter Wright clash in tonight’s World Championship final at a packed Alexandra Palace in London.
Both men will be playing for dart’s most coveted crown, not to mention the £500,000 cash prize on offer to the winner. The loser, meanwhile, will be able to console themselves with a runners-up prize of £200,000.
Englishman Smith pulled off a shock by dethroning last year’s champion Gerwyn Price in the quarter-finals, edging out the Welsh former rugby player 5-4 in a thrilling encounter.
Follow all the action live with Sportsmail’s RICHARD MARTIN.
Michael Smith is going for his first ever PDC title in tonight’s World Darts Championship final
Smith takes on Wright, who won the world title in 2020 and is the bookies’ favourite