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Betfair World Matchplay Darts semi-final order of play – Saturday 28 July

Phil Taylor will face Ronnie Baxter for a place in the World Matchplay final. (credit: Lawrence Lustig/ PDC)
The World Matchplay Darts semi-finals take place at Winter Gardens this evening, with James Wade and Phil Taylor expected to go through

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We’ve been treated to a feast of brilliant darts in Blackpool this week, although all good things must come to an end and there are just three games left to take place at Winter Gardens.

On Saturday evening, we will discover which players will be going through to Sunday’s final and the first pair on the oche are Terry Jenkins and James Wade who will battle it out in this best of 33 legs tussle.

Wade is a best price 1/2 with Paddy Power to claim victory in this match, although he will be wary of The Bull after Jenkins produced fireworks to beat Adrian Lewis on Friday in a hotly-contested quarter final.

Terry is a 2/1 chance with Ladbrokes to claim victory and is likely to have the crowd on his side considering he has been the nearly man of darts for some time and is a likeable fellow to boot.

The headline act promises to be something special, with home favourite Ronnie Baxter up against Phil Taylor and the latter has already claimed 12 World Matchplay titles including the last four tournaments to take place at Winter Gardens.

The Rocket is likely to have his work cut out and can be backed at 7/1 (Paddy Power) compared to the 1/8 (BetVictor) on offer that the Power claims a final spot yet again.

Saturday 28 July Order of Play
19:15 Terry Jenkins v James Wade
21:00 Phil Taylor v Ronnie Baxter

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Betfair World Matchplay Darts semi-final order of play – Saturday 28 July

The World Matchplay Darts semi-finals take place at Winter Gardens this evening, with James Wade and Phil Taylor expected to go through

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