Watch incredibly rare and lucky snooker shot as ball bounces OFF table and into pocket leaving BBC viewers stunned | The Sun

SNOOKER fans have been left stunned after witnessing an incredibly fortunate pot during the UK Championship.

Englishman Kyren Wilson managed to pot the black in the middle-right pocket after it bounced up onto the edge of the table and rolled back and dropped into the pocket.

Wilson had been aiming for the bottom-right corner in the ninth frame, but in an incredibly rare shot, managed to get it in the middle pocket.

Opponent Mark Allen would go on to win the match 6-3 but fans were left talking about Wilson's shot.

One said: "That was quite an extraordinary shot by Kyren Wilson, I don’t think I’ve ever seen that before."

A second added: "That’s was definitely fluke of the season by Kyren Wilson, I’m sure that will be one for A Question of Sport."


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A third chimed in with: "Kyren Wilson just made a rare pot on snooker tables."

A fourth commented: "Bet he couldn't do that again."

A fifth said: "Outrageous fluke on black."

Allen has moved on to the quarter-finals of the UK Championshipand will face Sam Craigie.

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After the game he told Eurosport: "It was another poor start from me to be honest.

"I just like giving people 2-0 head starts at the minute!

"I played pretty well after that, I didn't miss too many balls. Yeah, very happy with the way I played after that.

"I'm just in a good place. If I miss a few shots out there it’s not affecting me at all. I'm just getting ready for the next one.

"And I wish I could have done this a long time ago. How many times do you beat yourself up? At the minute, I'm just not doing that.

"I know I missed a few balls early on but I know my games in good shape, so I wasn't panicking. I was just looking forward to my next chance."

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