Rob Cross is set to face Damon Heta in the final of the Brisbane Darts Masters after easing past Daryl Gurney in a quality performance from ‘Voltage’ who remains on course for back-to-back titles in the event.
Cross won 8-3 against Gurney who had no resistance in a performance that included a 105 average, five 180’s and a 170 checkout.
Cross started brilliantly doubling his lead in quick time with a 70 checkout and continued this by hitting the 170 checkout also known as the ‘Big Fish’ to send the crowd into raptures and to put him into a 3-1 lead.
From there he added a break of throw to strengthen his grip on proceedings at 4-1 up and at the break was sitting pretty with a 5-1 lead and a 104 average.
Gurney added a leg on his return but Cross continued his procession with a 114 checkout to go 6-2 ahead and two away from the final.
He went one away from there landing double 16 to go on the verge of a meeting with ‘The Heat’ in the final and from there he concluded the tie to send a message as he aims for back-to-back titles not only in Brisbane but on TV after his World Matchplay victory.
Day Two Schedule
Kyle Anderson (78.42) 0-8 (101.9) Simon Whitlock
Damon Heta (92.52) 8-6 (91.86) Gary Anderson
Rob Cross (95.73) 8-4 (96.71) Raymond van Barneveld
Daryl Gurney (95.53) 8-5 (98.03) Michael van Gerwen
Simon Whitlock (91.04) 6-8 (90.49) Damon Heta
Rob Cross (106.53) 8-3 (96.83) Daryl Gurney
Damon Heta v Rob Cross
Tags: Brisbane Darts Masters 2019, Rob Cross, World Series of Darts 2019
INTO THE FINAL!
Rob Cross will have the chance to retain his Brisbane Darts Masters title as he beats Daryl Gurney to reach the final.
— Brisbane Darts Masters (@BrisbaneDarts) August 10, 2019
Author: Samuel Gill