BEAT THE CHASERS followers have been left shock this night when a “cocky” contestant took the bottom supply.
Economics scholar Muhammad Ali from Birmingham received £1,000 when he selected to tackle simply two Chasers – Anne Hegerty and Paul Sinha.
Muhammad received £1,000 after accepting the Chasers’ lowest supply
The quizzers have been stunned when he first entered the studio, commenting on his confidence as he admitted to being a common data whizz.
Which is why there have been shockwaves when he agreed to the very first supply of two Chasers with 36 seconds on their clock to his 60 – warning that he’ll “wipe Paul Sinha’s smirk off his face”.
Muhammad had been provided £60,000 for all 5 Chasers, with 48 seconds, £30,000 for 4 with 47 seconds, and £10,000 for 3 with 46 seconds.
Mark Labbett even mocked Muhammad for his resolution, making hen noises as he questioned why he wasn’t extra daring.
Mark referred to as the contestant a ‘hen’ for the choice
Viewers at house have been additionally shocked by Muhammad’s resolution
And viewers at house felt the identical, flocking to Twitter to share their response after he walked away with the £1,000.
One fan wrote: “By no means wished somebody to lose as a lot as Mohammed. Is available in cocky as something after which goes for the bottom supply. Jog on mate.”
One other mentioned: “Comes on…talks an enormous sport….takes the bottom supply.”
A 3rd added: “That is the primary time i’ve wished the chasers to win somewhat than the contestant.”
Talking after the present, Muhammad defined that he took the primary supply because it was extra vital for him to safe one thing than stroll away empty-handed as a result of he’s attempting to lift cash for charity.
However as the cash was for charity, he has no regrets
He mentioned: “I am the workforce chief for a uni charity trek to Everest Base Camp – we’re aiming to lift over £90,000 for the Meningitis Analysis Basis earlier than we go away for Nepal subsequent summer season.
“I assumed that, whereas a really unorthodox manner of fundraising, this may very well be a great way to get us a bit nearer to that focus on! So all my winnings can be going straight to them.
“As I used to be taking part in to lift cash for charity, the technique was easy – simply WIN! I promised myself beforehand that I used to be going to take the choice with the largest time benefit, so I would have the most effective probability of strolling away with some cash!”
Insisting he had no regrets, Muhammad added: “I am simply comfortable that I made the precise resolution by going for the safer choice – higher to win £1000 for the charity than take an opportunity on extra, and stroll away with nothing!”