German Masters snooker LIVE – Judd Trump and Sam Craigie fight for place in final against Si Jiahai.

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TRUMP 1-0 CRAIGIE (1-33)

The balls were not in the most inviting position but Craigie is composing a potential frame-winning break.

TRUMP 1-0 CRAIGIE

Craigie concedes after Trump left him needing multiple snookers.

TRUMP 0-0 CRAIGIE (64-6)

Trump left a chance Craigie will be kicking himself he missed, with the red near the pocket, allowing the former world champion a chance to give himself a big lead.

TRUMP 0-0 CRAIGIE (19-6)

A good red into the middle sets Trump on the way and he looks very comfortable now.

TRUMP 0-0 CRAIGIE (8-6)

After a couple of fouls, Craigie pots a good red and blue to settle himself down before laying a good safety.

TRUMP 0-0 CRAIGIE (4-0)

Early nerves from Craigie as he clips brown when trying to get past it to clip reds at the far end of the table.

1902 – TRUMP IS INTRODUCED TO A GREAT ROAR

There are few more appreciative snooker audiences to play in front of.

1850 – SECOND SEMI-FINAL BEGINS SHORTLY

Judd Trump meets the sensation of the tournament Sam Craigie in the snooker cauldron in Berlin. The pair will be on the baize shortly.

THIS EVENING WE WILL SEE WHO MEETS SI IN FINAL

Sam Craigie topped defending champion Ali Carter in the last eight but has an even tougher task in front of him against Judd Trump, who beat John Higgins to reach the semis. The action gets underway at 1900 and we will be back with you then. Thanks for following us for Si’s sublime session this afternoon.

SI WINS 6-3 TO REACH FINAL

Tomorrow he will be in a ranking final for the first time. Ten months on from when he was so close to doing so at The Crucible.

SI 5-3 WILSON (73-24)

Say pots the blue – and flukes the pink!

SI 5-3 WILSON (62-24)

Si nails a long green and he is now going to win the match, although Wilson will not concede yet.

SI 5-3 WILSON (58-24)

Say pots the yellow and it is even more of an uphill struggle for Wilson.

SI 5-3 WILSON (56-24)

Wilson did well to get the reds but missed the blue, which would only have left him able to tie the frame. Now he needs snookers.

SI 5-3 WILSON (56-15)

A bit of luck not to go in-off from a red and now Si has left Wilson with a tricky snooker.

SI 5-3 WILSON (55-10)

Wilson gets out of a snooker at the second attempt. The four reds are all by the baulk cushion. Si needs two of them to win the match

SI 5-3 WILSON (47-10)

A precise pot with a black obscuring half the pocket could well set Si up for victory now.

SI 5-3 WILSON (39-10)

Si gets a little luck with a fluked red to build a lead but misses a pink to leave the frame open.

WATCH ANOTHER GLORIOUS SI SHOT

He is entertaining us this afternoon.

Si delights the German Masters audience with ‘ridiculously good’ shot

SI 5-3 WILSON (0-10)

The break, erm, breaks down and the pair are now having another safety exchange.

SI 5-3 WILSON (0-4)

Wilson nails a long pot from baulk and takes on a risky green to the middle which has set himself up for a big score.

SAY 5-3 WILSON

Wilson pots the pink to end the 38-minute frame.

SI 5-2 WILSON (38-57)

Si secures one snooker. One to go.

SI 5-2 WILSON (33-57)

Si left the green over the pocket and Wilson put himself in a good position to secure the tricky brown, which he does, and now the Chinese player needs snookers.

SI 5-2 WILSON (33-50)

A fascinating safety exchange going on. Both players know how crucial the next two pots will be.

CHECK OUT SI’S FANTASTIC LONG POT

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‘That’s what he does!’ – Si executes brave and ‘fantastic’ long pot

SI 5-2 WILSON (33-50)

The break comes to an end on the green and he has left it on for Wilson now – although the brown is in a tricky position too.

SI 5-2 WILSON (7-50)

Another fantastic pot, this time a blue, could see Si clear up here.

SI 5-2 WILSON (0-49)

A break of 49 has Wilson with the advantage.

SI 5-2 WILSON (0-7)

For the first time in a while Si misses a long red and Wilson is now at the table.

SAY 5-2 WILSON

Another fine long red has Si within a frame of the final.

SI 4-2 WILSON (64-12)

Wilson comes back to the table after Si’s 55. He needs three snookers.

SI 4-2 WILSON (10-12)

A couple of loose shots in this crucial frame from both players, now Si has a chance to build a lead.

SAY 4-2 WILSON

He misses out on a hundred but will be happy with that 90, Wilson well up against it now.

SI 3-2 WILSON (82-0)

The frame is won, can Si make back-to-back centuries?

SI 3-2 WILSON (1-0)

He is bringing out all the shots now. A stabbing shot from the baulk cushion pots a red into the bottom right corner and he is on another run.

SAY 3-2 WILSON

A total clearance of 138 from Si including a fantastic spider on the yellow after he fell out of position.

SAY 3-2 WILSON

A total clearance of 138 from Si including a fantastic spider on the yellow after he fell out of position.

SI 2-2 WILSON (72-0)

He looks a different player now. The frame is won and Si can get a total clearance of 138 here.

SI 2-2 WILSON (0-0)

Say gets us back under way.

SAY 2-2 WILSON

A foul from Wilson and then a fine long pot secures the frame for Si and we go into the interval all-square.

SI 1-2 WILSON (55-24)

A break of 54, his best of the match, gives Si the advantage in the frame before the interval.

SI 1-2 WILSON (0-24)

The Brit plays a decent shot to set up a chance to build a lead but once more doesn’t get any luck splitting up the pack of reds and it is the end of the break.

SAY 1-2 WILSON

Wilson concedes after leaving a red over the pocket.

SI 0-2 WILSON (67-16)

A break of 34 will surely get Si the third frame. Wilson needs two snookers to tie.

WATCH WILSON’S EXTRAORDINARY FLUKE FROM SECOND FRAME

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‘What an extraordinary fluke!’ – Wilson gets a huge slice of fortune with an attempted double

SI 0-2 WILSON (25-16)

A messy frame. Both have missed numerous balls they should have potted. Si looks capable of getting back into the game with his superior safety play – if his break building returns to normal.

SI 0-2 WILSON (0-16)

A strange choice of shot by Wilson, after he was unlucky when breaking up the reds not to set up an easy pot, he tried to play off a cushion onto a red near the bottom red pocket but did not even make connection with the last ball in the plant.

SI 0-2 WILSON (0-5)

Wilson is already on the table nailing a fantastic long red and setting up a chance for a big break.

SAY 0-2 WILSON

The former champion takes the second frame and an early lead. Both had chances in the second frame but it was Wilson who got a bit of luck with a flukey red to help him on the way to take the second.

SAY 0-1 WILSON

Wilson takes the first frame with a break of 97.

SAY 0-0 WILSON

We are underway in the first semi-final.

1300 – HELLO AND WELCOME!

Thanks for joining out live coverage of the German Masters semi-finals. We begin this afternoon with coverage of the first last-four clash with Kyren Wilson meeting Si Jiahui

CRAIGIE TOPPLES DEFENDING CHAMPION CARTER TO BOOK MAIDEN SEMI-FINAL SPOT

On the back of his run to the final of the Masters, Carter had high hopes of winning the tournament for the third time in his career.

But he was never given a sniff of a chance, as Craigie dominated from the outset and played rock-solid snooker to power into the last four courtesy of a 5-1 win.

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