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Mark Williams pulls off amazing no-look fluke to pot green at Snooker World Championships

  • Mark Williams was snookered and looked at green as he took shot off cushion 
  • World No 7 then potted green and audience in Sheffield delighted in fluke  
  • Welshman went on to win the match 10-5 against Jimmy Robertson

Mark Williams pulled off a remarkable no-look pot to sink a green at the World Snooker Championships.

The Welshman found himself snookered behind the blue and had to come back up the table to make contact. 

But rather than look towards the cushion he fixed his gaze on the target before playing back up the table and potting in the process. 

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Mark Williams pulled off a no-look shot to get out of a snooker but ended up potting the ball

The Welshman played off the cushion back up the table and caught it perfectly

The Welshman played off the cushion back up the table and caught it perfectly

The Crucible crowd loved it and his opponent Jimmy Robertson wasn’t sure whether to laugh or cry. 

Williams shook his head in mild embarrassment, refusing to crack a smile at his astonishing feat.

The former world champion is currently ranked No 7 and overcame his opponent 10-5 to advance to the next round.

He will face qualifier Robert Milkins who overcame Neil Robertson with the Australian becoming the sixth seed to go out in the first round.

No doubt Williams will fancy his chances of progressing and making a run deep into the competition with so many high-profile casualties.   

Williams potted it and landed nicely on the brown before wrapping up the game 

Williams potted it and landed nicely on the brown before wrapping up the game 

The World No 7 didn't even crack a smile and shook his head at his fortune 

The World No 7 didn’t even crack a smile and shook his head at his fortune 

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