It’s often said that the best players in the world are capable of playing darts from a different planet.

But how about in another reality?

To find out, we challenged world No. 1 Michael van Gerwen and reigning world champion Rob Cross – who is in the latest darts betting to retain his title on New Year’s Day – to a game of VR Darts.

With checking out on a double seemingly out of the question, it was simply a case of the highest score with nine darts wins.

But who found their range the quickest, and who resorted to dirty tricks to try and get ahead?

Watch how the game panned out – plus one hilariously awkward moment – in the video above.