Darts: Scotland’s World Cup hopes ended by England
The Scottish staff of John Henderson and Peter Wright had overwhelmed Hong Kong and Portugal to succeed in the final eight of their bid to turn out to be solely the third nation to efficiently retain the title.
However they have been no match for the English pairing of Michael Smith and James Wade.
Scotland’s defence of their World Cup of darts title was ended by England within the quarter-final.
Smith hit three 180s as he beat Henderson 4-0 to win a primary level for England earlier than Wright was punished for poor ending as Wade beat him 4-1 within the different singles match to safe a 2-0 win and with it progress to the semi-final.
England’s prize for beating Scotland is a closing 4 assembly with Australia whereas the Netherlands will face Wales within the different semi-final.