Simon Whitlock and Damon Heta shock Belgium, England and Wales en route to landing their maiden World Cup of Darts title for Australia in Frankfurt on Sunday
Last Updated: 19/06/22 9:49pm
Australian stars Simon Whitlock and Damon Heta claimed their maiden World Cup of Darts title after shocking England and Wales en route to glory in Frankfurt on Sunday.
Heta and Whitlock produced a sensational doubles display to dump out Belgium before defeating four-time winners and top seeds England in the semi-finals.
The green and gold then claimed the title thanks to a 3-1 victory over Welsh duo Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton in the final.
World Cup of Darts – Semi-Finals & Final
World Cup of Darts – Quarter-Finals
In quarter-final action, Price posted the second highest individual average in World Cup history to inspire 2020 champions Wales to an emphatic victory over host nation Germany.
Price averaged 117.88 in a remarkable four-leg blitz of Martin Schindler, producing winning legs of 15, 10, 12 and 14 darts and converting sensational 170 and 120 checkouts in a remarkable performance.
Netherlands set up a meeting with Wales and a first World Cup semi-final since 2019, meanwhile, Danny Noppert and Dirk van Duijvenbode seeing off Northern Ireland’s Daryl Gurney and Brendan Dolan.
Smith and Wade then guided England through to the semi-final meeting with the Aussies with a dominant victory over Scotland’s defending champions Peter Wright and John Henderson.
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