Huntingdon star Nicky Brett bids to become world champion today

Huntingdon IBC star Nicky Brett has reached his first world final.

Huntingdon IBC star Nicky Brett has reached his first world final. - Credit: Archant

Huntingdon bowler Nicky Brett bids for world glory – and a £55,000 payday – live on national television this afternoon.

Brett faces fellow Englishman Robert Paxton in the final of the Just Retirement World Indoor Championships at the Potters Resort, Hopton-on-Sea. The showpiece clash is being screened by BBC2 from 2pm.

World number one Brett booked his place in a first final with a tie-break triumph over David Gourlay in a semi-final thriller yesterday.

Brett, who now plays out of Huntingdon IBC, eventually prevailed 6-7, 7-6, 2-0 after a titanic clash on the famous blue carpet.

Paxton, ranked fourth in the world, also had to come through a tie-break to clinch a 3-12, 7-4, 2-1 success over defending champion Alex Marshall.


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