The ninth night of PDC Home Tour action is coming up this evening with all new line-ups for the next week announced and tonight the headline name is Michael Smith.

The former World Championship and Premier League finalist will be aiming not to go the same way as his counterparts in the higher echelons of the rankings, Peter Wright and Gerwyn Price who both went out early.

‘Bully Boy’ who has been keeping his practice going as of late for a good cause – the NHS – where he even hit a nine-darter, will face off against the Dutch Giant, Martijn Kleermaker who could be a dark horse.

Also involved is a former PDC ranking winner in Harry Ward, joining ‘Big H’ will be the experienced Matt Clark who like his moniker ‘Superman’ will hope to soar to victory on Night Nine of the online tournament.

Every evening, the four players will each face off; with each match being the best of nine legs.

This group stage lasts 32 days with that amount of players set to reach the next round to play it out from there to crown a winner.

All players have webcams set up in their houses and say their scores out loud; to make sure that they can be inputted correctly without any cheating taking place.

With each night’s action commencing at 1930 BST, darts commentator Dan Dawson will be on hand to talk through proceedings; which will also include live score graphics on screen.

All PDC Home Tour action will be broadcast live on PDCTV for free to all registered PDCTV users; regardless of whether you have a paid or free membership.

In addition all live-scores can be followed on DartConnect; with match statistics being available after every match.

PDC Home Tour
Group Nine Fixtures
Saturday April 25

Michael Smith v Martijn Kleermaker
Harry Ward v Matt Clark
Martijn Kleermaker v Matt Clark
Michael Smith v Harry Ward
Harry Ward v Martijn Kleermaker
Matt Clark v Michael Smith

Sven Neuschaefer/PDC Europe

Photo: Sven Neuschaefer/PDC Europe

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Author: Samuel Gill