Guyana Amazon Warriors reached CPL 2019 final

The luck of Guyana Amazon Warriors was always bad in Caribbean Premier League. Till now, the franchise team played four finals of the T20 league competition but every time they had to satisfy with the runners-up trophy. In the last season of CPL, the franchise team also played final but could not touch the glory but it seems that they are going to change the picture this time. Once again Guyana Amazon Warriors reached CPL 2019 final. And their opponent has not been selected yet. Tomorrow the 2nd qualifier will be executed and the winner will get the ticket of the CPL 2019 final.

If we consider the performance of Guyana Amazon Warriors in the ongoing season, they are simply amazing. By playing eleven rounds in the competition, the franchise team has not faced defeat yet. But managed all eleven victories. If we look at the gro0up level match, as stated by the schedule, each participating team has played a total of ten matches in the group and only the team of Guyana managed all ten victories. So, by achieving complete 20 points in the group level, Guyana Amazon Warriors qualified for the playoff as the top team.

The playoff round in the Caribbean Premier League consists of three matches where top four teams have taken part. There is an eliminator round for the 3rd and 4th placeholder teams where the qualifier 1 and qualifier 2 will confirm the two finalists. As the top-ranked team, Guyana Amazon Warriors played the first qualifier where they faced Barbados Tridents yesterday night.

In the group level of CPL 2019, Barbados and Guyana faced each other twice times and both times, the franchise team of Guyana found the easy victory. Now, in the 1st qualifier round, these two teams faced against each other for the 3rd time and the match took place at the Providence Stadium. Guyana Amazon Warriors won the toss and decided to bat first against Barbados Tridents.

So, came to bat the last season’s CPL finalist Guyana made a good start and the openers added 73 runs jointly. They played the complete 20 overs and presented a big total. Based on the amazing innings of Brandon King who added the highest 132 runs in 72 balls, the team scored 218 runs by losing three wickets only. King colored his innings by making ten 4’s and eleven 6’s. Barbados Tridents tried and scored 188 runs by losing eight wickets in 20 overs. So, Guyana Amazon Warriors won by 30 runs and secured their place into the final.