Dave Chisnall produced the efficiency of his profession to demolish Michael van Gerwen and attain the semi-finals of the PDC World Championship.
The person from St Helens averaged 107.34 and hit 14 maximums as he whitewashed world primary and three-time champion Van Gerwen 5-0.
It was a merely gorgeous show from Chisnall, who had not overwhelmed Van Gerwen in his earlier 27 makes an attempt.
He banks himself £100,000 for ending that hoodoo and strikes into the final 4 for the primary time, the place he’ll face two-time winner Gary Anderson.
Stephen Bunting and Gerwyn Value will face off within the different semi-final.
Van Gerwen was the pink scorching favorite to triumph at Alexandra Palace, however merely had no reply to Chisnall’s brilliance.
It’s the first time he has misplaced to nil on the match since Phil Taylor thrashed him 4-Zero in 2009 – when he was in his teenagers.
“It was a type of performances from Dave that may occur as soon as in a lifetime,” declared Wayne Mardle within the commentary field.
Regardless of his disappointment at falling quick in his seek for a fourth world title, Van Gerwen was gracious in defeat.
He even posed for a photograph with the victor after the match, with Chisnall describing the Dutchman as ‘an absolute gentleman’.
Van Gerwen conceded the very best man gained, saying: “It was a tough match, I knew that earlier than and when Dave is in kind it’s important to work laborious to beat him however I didn’t present up.
“I let myself down and I’m gutted, it’s one thing to consider within the subsequent few days. It’s the very best Dave’s ever performed, truthful play to him.”
Chisnall, in the meantime, was on high of the moon.
He beamed: “I’m so proud.
“I’ve been enjoying properly for the final three or 4 weeks. This morning after I wakened, I used to be assured.
“He didn’t play at his greatest, he was going above the treble. I’ve been underneath the radar for the final two years.”
You possibly can take heed to dwell and unique protection of the darts semi-finals on talkSPORT 2 on Saturday