Anderson v Malicdem: Report, Stats & Images

Kyle Anderson (Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

KYLE ANDERSON moved into the third round of the William Hill World Championship with a 3-1 success over Philippines ace Noel Malicdem at Alexandra Palace.

Malicdem never recovered from four missed darts to lead 2-1 in sets as former Auckland Masters winner Anderson prevailed. 

Two-time PDC Asian Tour event winner Malicdem signalled his intentions immediately with a 122 checkout and a brilliant 140 finish but Anderson went on to edge the opening set.

Malicdem took set two in a deciding leg but squandered a quartet of opportunities to move ahead and didn't win another leg as Anderson punished on double ten and rattled through the fourth set 3-1. 

Anderson - 96.41
Malicdem - 92.93

Anderson - 7
Malicdem - 6

Highest Finish:
Anderson - 85
Malicdem - 140 

100+ Checkouts:
Anderson - 0
Malicdem - 2

Anderson - 11/25
Malicdem -  7/16

Kyle Anderson (Lawrence Lustig/PDC)

Noel Malicdem (Lawrence Lustig/PDC)