PREMIER LEAGUE DARTS
ADRIAN LEWIS says that his chances of reaching the Mccoy’s Premier League play-offs are on the brink of collapse.
The world champion was runner-up last year and came into this season on a high after his triumph in the World Cup alongside Phil Taylor.
Lewis enjoyed a fine start with a top-quality display in drawing with Taylor on the opening week of the season.
But he drew his next two matches and has now lost his last three.
The Stoke ace sits bottom of the table on leg difference from Andy Hamilton, but is crucially three points behind the top four approaching the halfway stage.
And he could be dead and buried in this year’s tournament if loses to Kevin Painter (right) in Dublin on Thursday.
He said: “The play-offs are a big doubt in my mind, obviously.
“I’m not performing, I am very inconsistent, but I’ll get back on the practice board and try to work my way to the consistency which took me to two world titles.
“Everyonegoesthrough a slump and it’s one of those times for me at the moment. But I’ll be back – I’m not twotime world champion for nothing.”
Lewis lost 8-5 to Jameswade in Glasgow last week, hitting five out of six darts at a double and four from as