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.

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Day Two Schedule

Quarter-Finals
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

Semi-Finals
Simon Whitlock (91.04) 6-8 (90.49) Damon Heta
Rob Cross (106.53) 8-3 (96.83) Daryl Gurney

Final
Damon Heta v Rob Cross

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Author: Samuel Gill