September 16, 2021
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) extends congratulations to the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots on Winning the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premiere League (CPL).
The Patriots defeated the St Lucia Kings in a last-ball-thriller at Warner Park by three wickets to win their first ever CPL title, completing the highest successful chase in a CPL final. WIPA applauds the coaching and support staff, the captain, and the entire squad on a job well done.
WIPA also takes the opportunity to publicly congratulate the management of the Caribbean Premiere League (CPL) on staging a successful competition in such a challenging time.
Commenting on the final, WIPA President and CEO, Wavell Hinds, expressed, “Congratulations to the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots on a convincing CPL win and commiserations to the St Lucia Kings. St Kitts and Nevis are deserving champions, it was a great team effort, ably led by captain Dwayne Bravo. Congratulations to the entire team, management and support staff. I also commend the efforts of all the teams and players who participated in this year’s edition of the competition as well as the management of the Caribbean Premiere League.”
St Kitts and Nevis Patriots 160/7 (Drakes 48*, Da Silva 37; Riaz 2/36, Chase 1/17)
St Lucia Kings 159/7 (Cornwall 43, Chase 43; Naseem 2/26, Fawad 2/32).