Humphries and Cross set for straight shootout for World Cup of Darts spot as European Darts Grand Prix final set

The final of the European Darts Grand Prix is set in Sindelfingen with Luke Humphries set to face Rob Cross shortly.

It is a final with multiple caveats to it including the England World Cup of Darts team and who will partner Michael Smith.

Humphries firstly saw off Damon Heta in his final 7-5 and is into his fourth European Tour final of the year.

It has been a barren spell title wise for 'Cool Hand Luke' compared to last season, but his form has been shown by reaching multiple finals and he has done it again here. This with three 180's and a 98 average for the defending champion.

While for Cross, he saw off Ross Smith who benefited from fortune in Nathan Aspinall's meltdown after missing a nine-dart finish to reach this point.

But he fell 7-4 to 'Voltage' who continues his superb form and is into a first European Tour final of the season but could pick up a second title in as many weekends after ProTour glory last week. He averaged 101 in winning through.

If Humphries wins, it is a fifth European Tour title and moves up to World No.4 partnering Michael Smith at the World Cup. While for Cross, it would be a first ever European Tour in eight attempts and he would himself partner Smith in Frankfurt in two weeks time. Both are also heading for New York next week so will be in form ahead of that. It is also a repeat of last year's final which Humphries won.

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