Raymond van Barneveld and Michael Smith are through safely to the Quarter-Finals of the Melbourne Darts Masters after seeing off Raymond O’Donnell and Tim Pusey respectively.
It wasn’t as easier for Van Barneveld though who missed 21 darts at doubles throughout proceedings. Despite that though it was a 6-4 win with an 82 average which Barney will know needs to get better next round.
Smith on the other hand saw off the dangerous Tim Pusey. In his win he hit three 180’s and 60% on his doubles. This avenged his first round defeat to Mark McGrath last week in Auckland.
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Schedule of Play
Friday August 10
Raymond van Barneveld (82.84) 6-4 (81.86) Ray O’Donnell
Michael Smith (92.46) 6-2 (81.31) Tim Pusey
11:00 Rob Cross v Haupai Puha
11:30 Gary Anderson v James Bailey
12:00 Peter Wright v Mike Bonser
12:30 Michael van Gerwen v Raymond Smith
13:00 Simon Whitlock v Corey Cadby
13:30 Kyle Anderson v Damon Heta
Best of 11 legs
Tags: Melbourne Darts Masters 2018 | Michael Smith | Raymond van Barneveld
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Author: Samuel Gill