Rob Cross can write his title into Premier League Darts historical past on Thursday evening by turning into solely the third man to high the desk after the league stage.
Voltage goes into the ultimate match of the league stage forward of all his rivals, figuring out that victory over James Wade will safe high spot.
Solely Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor have ever completed high after the league stage earlier than, in 14 years of the Premier League.
The importance of the event in Leeds will not be misplaced on Cross, however he is aware of that it’s something however a executed deal in opposition to an in-form Wade..
‘It would be a real privilege to join Phil and Michael on the list of league phase winners,’ mentioned Cross.
‘If it was easy to do then there would be a fair few more players on that list, so I can’t take with no consideration how particular it will be.
‘I’ve obtained a tricky sport in opposition to James on Thursday, he’s performed sensible darts all through the Premier League and he’s obtained an excellent probability to qualify.
‘I’m going to have to play correct darts to get the win and I imagine I’ll.’
The 2018 world champion has been incredible over the Premier League, profitable 10 of his 15 video games and averaging 100.18 for the event.
He has suffered two defeats by the hands of Van Gerwen and a shock loss to Mensur Suljovic, however in any other case stays unbeaten in opposition to the remainder of the high-quality area.
Voltage comes up in opposition to a tough-to-beat Wade on Thursday, who has not misplaced in 5 Premier League matches, however Cross did beat the Machine in their final assembly and holds a profitable record in opposition to him.
Wade can be battling onerous as a result of his place in the semi-finals will not be but safe, however can be with a draw or a win in Leeds.