Result: Michael van Gerwen comeback stuns Adrian Lewis

Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands in action during his quarter-final match Clinton Bridge of Australia against during day two of the Sydney Darts Masters on August 30, 2013
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Michael van Gerwen reels off six consecutive legs to beat Adrian Lewis 9-6 in the last 16 of the Players Championship Finals in Minehead.

Michael van Gerwen reeled off six consecutive legs to beat Adrian Lewis 9-6 in the last 16 of the Players Championship Finals on Saturday night.

The top seed, who produced a three-dart average of 107 and a 50% success rate on doubles, will face Wes Newton in the quarter-finals on Sunday.

Lewis found the target with each of his first four attempts at doubles to move 4-2 in front in Minehead.

The two-time world champion, who averaged 104.48 and hit seven maximums, then secured another break to extend his lead to 6-3.

Lewis's form did not dip, but Van Gerwen managed to find another gear and he stormed to victory, taking out 124 and 112 in the final two legs of the match.

Phil Taylor of Britain reacts as he takes part in the PDC World Championship darts final against Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands on January 1, 2013
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