The pair, who claimed the title for Scotland final September, begin their defence in Frankfurt tonight towards Hong Kong’s Lok Yin Lee and Ho Tung Ching.
Usually a rustic’s two highest-ranked gamers compete within the World Cup, however, after stepping apart final 12 months, Gary Anderson has executed to identical once more to permit Henderson and Wright to defend their crown.
John Henderson is decided to place up a powerful defence of the World Cup of Darts and repay taking part in accomplice Peter Wright for his help.
“The Highlander” Henderson says the boldness world No.1 and world champion Wright gave him final time round was key to their success and hopes they’ll repeat the feat.
The 49-year-old stated: “It was the perfect weekend of my darting profession to win the World Cup.
“It’s given me the starvation to go and attempt to win it once more.
“There’s extra strain, as a result of final 12 months I don’t suppose anyone anticipated us to win it.
“However after we beat Poland (in spherical two) we felt we had a terrific probability. Peter instils a lot confidence in you and hopefully we will do it once more.
“Darts is all about confidence and self-belief – you’ll want to have the expertise, however should you haven’t acquired confidence then you definitely’ll wrestle.
“With my outcomes over the past six months, my confidence has taken a dent, nevertheless it’s a terrific increase to symbolize Scotland once more.
“Usually it’s the 2 highest-ranked gamers from the nation, however I’ve been given the chance to defend it which is nice.
“Gary Anderson has stated it’s solely proper that Peter and myself ought to defend the title.
“That was excellent of Gary to offer me the chance and I’m actually wanting ahead to it.
“Peter stated final 12 months I carried him, however I don’t purchase into that – you win as a staff and also you lose as a staff.