WATCH: Wayne Mardle's World Cup of Darts
Last Updated: 06/06/17 10:51am
Wayne Mardle reflects on a memorable World Cup of Darts and the best player on planet darts rising to the occasion.
After a weekend that saw hosts Germany impress in front of a magnificent Frankfurt crowd, it was their conquerors the Netherlands who emerged victorious.
Michael van Gerwen and Raymond van Barneveld regained the trophy for the first time since 2014 with a fine display in a thrilling final against Wales.
Four days of terrific tungsten action saw Scotland stunned by Singapore with Paul Lim turning back the years, Belgium running to the semi-finals to prove darts is thriving on the continent.
And who can forget brilliant Brazil, who made their debut at the tournament in sensational style, beating Switzerland in a cracker before falling to the Germans in front of a raucous crowd.
Wayne Mardle rounds up the World Cup of Darts and picks out his highlights with MVG picked out for praise having played through the pain barrier.