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Debutant Rob Cross stuns Michael van Gerwen to set up final with Phil Taylor

• No20 seed Cross beats defending champion in sudden-death leg
• Taylor beats Jamie Lewis 6-1 in his final world championship

World championship debutant Rob Cross will face 16-time champion Phil Taylor in Monday’s final after the No20 seed shocked world No1 Michael van Gerwen 6-5 in an epic semi-final.

Cross held his nerve in a sudden-death leg to win the deciding set by six legs to five after Van Gerwen had missed five darts at a match-winning double. He will take on Taylor for the title after the No6 seed overcame qualifier Jamie Lewis 6-1 in his final professional tournament.

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Source: gad