Durrant exposed prior to his conference with buddy Jim Williams that he would go into the PDC Qualifying School if he were to lose and, at 4-1 down, it appeared like that may be the next action for the male from Middlesbrough.
Semis, last or win it, then I’ll be a BDO gamer.
Duzza stormed back to take 4 unanswered sets and set up a last-four face-off with two-time champ Scott Waites, who likewise won 5-4 after being 4-1 behind, ousting Belgian Andy Baetens in another thriller.
Durrant had actually confessed prior to requiring to the Lakeside phase: “If I lose in the quarters, my name will decrease for Q School.
” I’ve spoken with the BDO, they understand and if they’re stating exactly what they’re stating, they ‘d like me to obtain to the semis or last so I can stick with them.
” Semis, last or win it, then I’ll be a BDO gamer.”
Durrant now has a vengeance objective on his mind, with Waites having dominated 5-4 in yet another thriller when the 2 guys satisfied in the quarter-finals of the 2016 competition.
Waites went on to declare his 2nd world title that year by destroying Jeff Smith 7-1, having actually initially been crowned champ in 2013, when he whipped Tony O’Shea by the exact same persuading margin.