Jaffna Stallions lifted the inaugural Lanka Premier League title after beating Galle Gladiators by 53 runs in Hambantota. Chasing 189 in 20 overs, Galle were restricted to 135/9.
Jaffna Stallions wins the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League under the captaincy of Thisara Perera.— Sampath Bandarupalli (@SampathStats) December 16, 2020
Thisara Perera as captain in T20s before the tournament:
Played – 10, Lost – 10#LPL2020 #JSvGG
We have been riding on the support of our fans across Sri Lanka and around the world.— Jaffna Stallions (@jaffnalpl) December 16, 2020
This moment goes down in history and it would not have been possible without the endless love and support from our fans.
.#onlyjaffna #jaffnastallions #srilankacricket #lpl2020 pic.twitter.com/psgqnCwrYj
What A Team, What A Performance Well Played @jaffnalpl @JaffnaStallions— Shyam perera (@Shyamperera4) December 16, 2020
well Captained By @PereraThisara ❤ N what A prediction from the greats @KumarSanga2 n @MahelaJay Good call by the legends… Hope This Tournament Grows In Good Way In The Coming Years.@LPLT20 #LPL2020Final pic.twitter.com/zwTk8fTfy2
Jaffna Stallions are deserved Champions. Did their homework well before the tournament. Owners were very organized and had a very clear vision ahead. Team had a great combination of highly experienced players and exciting youngsters.Well lead by @PereraThisara #LPL #LPL2020Final— Javikaash Ravindran (@Javikaash1) December 16, 2020
Congratulations @jaffnalpl 🎉 Keeping political differences aside everyone should appreciate the effort of sports minister @RajapaksaNamal and @OfficialSLC 👏🏼 . Real cricket fans know the importance of this to bring back glory days to Sri Lanka. 🇱🇰#OneTeamOneNation #LPL2020Final— Oshan Pallawala (@oshanrpallawala) December 16, 2020
Omg. It literally couldn’t have been scripted better. I feel so good for the people of Sri Lanka, and especially Jaffna. What a good way to end an otherwise challenging year. @jaffnalpl @JaffnaStallions #OnlyJaffna #onlythebeginning #LPL2020Final https://t.co/8b7iYiipUY— Rahul Sood 🦄🐴 (@rahulsood) December 16, 2020
Congratulations to @jaffnalpl for winning #LPL2020Final . Amazing teamwork to achieve this Reward. @realshoaibmalik participated excellently in Final with bowl and bat. Well played @GalleGladiators for excellent fight. @daniel86cricket— Asim Mehmood (@ImAsim007) December 16, 2020