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Rob Cross still top of Premier League

Rob Cross still top of Premier League

The former world champion is one point clear at the top.

Rob Cross produced another high-quality performance to beat Peter Wright and maintain his place at the top of the Premier League.

The former world champion saw off Wright 8-5 on night 11 in Liverpool, his seventh victory in eight matches, to remain one point clear at the summit.

Rob Cross takes out a 140 checkout to move into a 2-0 lead. #Unibet180 pic.twitter.com/SMG2ljgbDr

— PDC Darts (@OfficialPDC) April 11, 2019

Cross averaged 102.03, threw four maximums, took out two 100-plus finishes and boasted an impressive 53.33 per cent checkout percentage.

Michael Van Gerwen remains hot on Cross’ heels following a 8-3 thumping of bottom-placed Michael Smith.

The Dutchman bounced back from last week’s draw with Gerwyn Price in style, averaging 109.11 ahead of next week’s showdown with Cross.

Daryl Gurney produced a 10-darter in the deciding leg to secure a 7-7 draw against third-placed James Wade.

Price moved up to fourth as, despite surrendering an early 3-0 lead, he beat Mensur Suljovic 8-5 in a scrappy contest.

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