Trinbago Knight Riders won their fourth IPL title as they beat St. Lucia Zouks in the final on Thursday, September 10. Darren Bravo (58*) and Lendl Simmons (84*) added an unbeaten century stand to see their team home.
TKR had an unbeaten season as they won 12 matches on the trot making this CPL season a historic one for them. The Trinbago team owner Shah Rukh Khan congratulated the players after their historic achievement.
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Bravo Hits Glen For a Huge Six
Meanwhile, the final saw a funny moment in the 13th over of the TKR innings, when Zouks skipper Darren Sammy handed the ball to Javelle Glen.
The young leg spinner tried to disturb Darren Bravo’s concentration by doing a zig-zag action just when he was about to deliver his fifth ball. However, to the credit of Bravo, this didn’t deter his concentration and the left-hander smashed a huge six off Glen over square leg. You can watch the video below.
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It was a final to forget for the Zouks who lost the track after having a good first 10-over period with the bat. Having scored 79 off the first 10, they lost 8 wickets for 75 runs in the back 10 to be bowled out for 154.
Simmons and Bravo made the chase look easy after TKR lost two early wickets inside the powerplay. TKR skipper saved his best with the ball for the final. He took four for 25 which included key wickets of the Afghanistan duo Mohammad Nabi and Najibullah Zadran.
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With the CPL season done and dusted, the Caribbean players will now travel to the UAE to join their IPL franchises. The IPL 2020 will start from September 19 with defending champions Mumbai Indians facing Chennai Super Kings in the opening game of the season.