Guyana Amazon Warriors won their maiden CPL title by defeating Trinbago Knight Riders by nine wickets. Guyana Amazon just dominated over the opponent in the final clash. On September 25, they named the CPL title at the Providence Stadium in Guyana. Dwaine Pretorius was the star of the show. He took four wickets in 26 runs.
While batting first Trinbago Knight Riders scored 94 and put on a target of 95 in front of the opponent. Guyana dominated the whole match in their way. Tribango captain Kieron Pollard went on a duck. Keacy Carty scored 38 out of 45 balls. This was the highest score from their side in the match. Apart from him, any batter could not stand tall in front of the opponent.
It was a pretty easy target for Guyana. Keemo Paul got out by scoring 11 in 11 balls. Saim Ayub scored 52 in 41 balls and Shai Hope 32 out of 32 balls. Ayub smashed some balls out of the park. Within the 14 over they reached the target. Akeal Hosein took the only wicket from the Tribango side. Dwaine Pretorius was declared the Player of The Match. Shai Hope bagged the Player of The Tournament.
Tournament at a glance:
Six teams were competing in this tournament. Every team was playing 10 matches. Guyana Amazon Warriors Won eight out of ten matches. Tribango Knight Riders won six out of ten matches. St Lucia Kings won four out of ten matches and ended up the season at number three. Jamaica Tallawahs won four out of ten matches and ended the tournament in the fourth position.
Guyana Amazon Warriors was the most successful in the Caribbean Premier League 2023. Their performance was just outstanding throughout the season. They won eight out of ten matches and faced only one loss throughout the tournament. Their net run rate was +1.725. They won the title of their capability. Shai Hope ended the tournament on high. He scored 481 runs in 13 matches with an average of 53.44. Pretorius took 20 wickets in 13 matches. A. Hales from Jamaica Tallawahs registered the highest score of 119* in the tournament.