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World Championship Semi-Final Ends In Most Ludicrous Decider Of All-Time

World Championship Semi-Final Ends In Most Ludicrous Decider Of All-Time

With the big names of Ronnie O'Sullivan and Mark Selby battling things out in the other semi-final, there has been relatively little attention paid to the match between Kyren Wilson and Anthony McGill.

The two played out a thriller at The Crucible this afternoon, with the best of 33 match going down to a deciding frame.

Considering the lack of pedigree that the pair previously had at this stage of the competition (McGill had never been beyond the second round, with Wilson making only one semi-final appearance), it was not surprising that nerves started to kick in.

Both player missed key shots late on, including Wilson messing up this sitter of a red to put himself in charge.

That was far from the only shot he missed late in the match, but he was still in the driving seat in the deciding frame.

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With only one red left on the table, and Wilson leaving him stranded behind the yellow, McGill required a snooker to get back into the game.

Unfortunately for Wilson, he would somehow manage to pot the cue ball on a fairly straightforward safety shot.

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McGill would pot the final red. However, after tucking away a couple of colours, he managed to snooker himself on the green ball.

Viewers couldn't believe what they were seeing. Either could the players.

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As was typical of the match, Wilson would end up potting the deciding green by accident. The player was close to tears as the pressure appeared to get to him.

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Wilson will now play the winner of O'Sullivan and Selby in tomorrow's final.

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Gary Connaughton

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