Gary Anderson and Gerwyn Price will meet in Sunday’s PDC World Championship final.

World number three Gerwyn Price made history as he became the first Welshman to reach the PDC World Championship final where he will take on two-time champion Gary Anderson (Anderson EVS, Price 4/5 – PDC World Championship Match Odds).

Price was forced to dig deep in the first semi-final at Alexandra Palace as Stephen “The Bullet” Bunting pushed him all the way.

Both players produced their best to darts and broke a record with the match featuring 13 100-plus finishes. Price claimed the first set in style and had several chances to extend his lead, but Bunting fought bravely and raced into leads of 3-1 and 4-3.

However, Price showed his class and hit 15 180s at an average of 100 to secure a 6-4 win in London on Saturday night.

The 35-year-old can become the world number one for the first time if he gets his hands on the Sid Waddell Trophy, but he will need to be at his best to do so.

Anderson proved too much for Dave “Chizzy” Chisnall in their battle, with the latter unable to reproduce the heroics that saw him beat Michael van Gerwen 5-0 on Friday evening.

Chisnall looked nervous in his first semi-final, and Anderson beat him for the third time in a World Championship quarter-final. Anderson’s consistency got him the win, but he says he needs to “buck his ideas up” ahead of Sunday’s final.

Sunday’s showpiece could be a feisty affair, with the pair famously clashing in the 2018 Grand Slam of Darts.

The duo will slug it out over the best of 13 sets for a first prize of £500,000, and Price will fancy his chances, having beat Anderson in their last major final matchup.

Price is 5/4 to hit the most 180s in Sunday’s final and Gary Anderson to win and manage 14+ 180s is 9/4 in Betfred’s #PickYourPunt market.

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