Caribbean Premier League 2018 Finals: Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors — Trinbago Knight Riders beat Guyana Amazon Warriors in the finals by eight wickets to lift the CPL crown for the third time in four seasons. After the win, the Trinbago boys celebrated the win in style with Dwayne Bravo leading the celebrations as expected. Co-owner Shahrukh Khan was missing as he was in India, but Bravo and Co did not stop celebrating after the win. The celebrations took place inside the dressing room after the emphatic victory.
Here are scenes from after the win.
Meanwhile, it was Colin Munro’s breathtaking 68 off 38 balls that headlined the victory. Munro also bagged the Man of the Series award for his consistent performance throughout the tournament. He scored a total of 567 runs this CPL. This is also a record for the most runs in any CPL season.
Earlier, Trinbago Knight Riders won the toss and opt to bowl. the Amazon Warriors managed to put on a target of 148 to win. Luke Ronchi with 44 off 35 was the pick of their batsmen as no one else got going. Khary Pierre picked up three wickets to put the breaks on the Amazon batting. On the other hand, Munro’s knock ensured EKR win title with 15 balls to spare.
Co-owner Shahrukh Khan took to Twitter after the match and posted a congratulatory tweet, which read, “Wow wow wow. Wish I was there 2 party with my boys!!! Lov u Trinidad &Tobago & congratulations for the team…the champions dance & music & thx for making me &
@TKRiders a part of ur family. This is how we play…boys each one hav a drink for me..Lov yaaa!!”
The final of CPL 2018 was played at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad.