Guyana Amazon Warriors (GUY) defeated Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) within the ultimate of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2023 Remaining to clinch their maiden title. The competition occurred at Windfall Stadium and witnessed sensational cricketing prowess from the Guyana-based group as they crushed the TKR by 9 wickets.
Though Guyana Amazon Warriors’ win was marked by berserk celebration from gamers and spectators, it additionally witnessed an emotional second as Guyana skipper Imran Tahir was seen teary-eyed after the victory.
Dwaine Pretorius dismantles Trinbago Knight Riders’ batting line-up
Successful the toss and opting to bowl first, Guyana Amazon Warriors bundled out Trinbago to a mere 94-run whole. Keacy Carty was the one batter to place up a battle and scored resilient 38 runs off 45 deliveries for his group. In the meantime, Dwaine Pretorius was the chief destructor with the ball for his group and bagged an excellent four-fer. Gudakesh Motie and Tahir additionally chipped in with two wickets every.
Saim Ayub’s fifty guides Guyana Amazon Warriors to their maiden CPL title
In reply, Guyana simply chased the set goal courtesy of a surprising fifty from their opener, Saim Ayub (52). Shai Hope contributed 32 runs as effectively, guiding Guyana to a title-clinching victory in 14 overs. Akeal Hosein was the one bowler to assert a wicket for Trinbago Knight Riders.
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Imran Tahir will get teary-eyed after Guyana’s title-clinching victory
Following the win, Guyana captain Tahir couldn’t management his tears and was seen crying. The video of the identical went viral on the web and has been shared by many.
Right here’s the video:
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Tahir thanks Ravichandran Ashwin for his motivating phrases
Within the post-match presentation, Tahir additionally spoke about how folks made enjoyable of him after he was made captain and thanked India star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for motivating him.
“Lovely (feeling). Nice expertise to play for this lovely franchise and individuals who at all times help us. Everybody had been sending jokes that I turned captain. That truly motivated me, I wanna say due to these folks. Because of our analyst Prasanna. He labored nearly 20 hours a day to provide us plans. Additionally wish to thank R Ashwin from India. Earlier than the event he stated our group will do it,” stated Tahir.
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