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Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Winners List [Season 1 To 10]

Picture this, a fantastic carnival of cricket, splashed with vibrant colors, bustling with energy, and brimming with breathtaking performances. Yes, that’s right! We’re talking about the Caribbean Premier League, an absolute roller-coaster of a tournament that beautifully unites the world’s best cricketing talents and rising local heroes under the sun-drenched Caribbean skies. It’s a sporty cocktail of culture, competition, and entertainment that keeps us anchored to our screens, year after year.

The CPL serves as a launchpad for many, catapulting them to the heights of international cricket. Over its exciting journey, the CPL has seen champions who have dominated the tournament, leaving a lasting legacy. And today, we’re gonna take a stroll down memory lane, reliving the remarkable journeys of these champions, the hurdles they faced, and their glorious victories. So let’s get down to it then.

List of Caribbean Premier League Winners Till Date




2013 Jamaica Tallawahs Guyana Amazon Warriors
2014 Barbados Tridents Guyana Amazon Warriors
2015 Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel Barbados Tridents
2016 Jamaica Tallawahs Guyana Amazon Warriors
2017 Trinbago Knight Riders St Kitts & Nevis Patriots
2018 Trinbago Knight Riders Guyana Amazon Warriors
2019 Barbados Tridents Guyana Amazon Warriors
2020 Trinbago Knight Riders St Lucia Zouks
2021 St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Saint Lucia Kings
2022 Jamaica Tallawahs Barbados Royals

1. Jamaica Tallawahs: CPL 2013 Winner

In the first-ever heart-pounding inaugural season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) in 2013, a heady mix of six teams threw their hats in the ring. From July 30 to August 24, the cricketing world was a spectacle of smashing sixes and ripping yorkers. At the end of the group stage, with seven matches apiece under their belts, the Jamaica Tallawahs and Guyana Amazon Warriors were the last teams standing. And boy, did they put on a show! The final match was a heart-stopper between the Tallawahs and the Warriors, with the Warriors taking first dibs at the crease. They racked up a decent 128/5, but then it was the Tallawahs’ turn. And oh, did they turn up! Led by the enigmatic Chris Gayle, they chased down the target in just 17.3 overs. Gayle himself smashed 47 unbeaten runs, leaving the Warriors and spectators alike, speechless.

2. Barbados Tridents: CPL 2014 Winner

The 2014 CPL saw the Barbados Tridents take home the trophy, after a month-long feast of cricket, from July 11 to August 16. The Guyana Amazon Warriors, who had also been the runners-up in the inaugural season, once again fell at the final hurdle. Despite a spirited performance, they couldn’t stop the Tridents from setting a solid target of 152/6. The Tridents rode on the back of stellar performances by Dwayne Smith and Shoaib Malik, who both notched up match-winning half-centuries. The Warriors were then set a revised target of 116 runs in 15.5 overs, but could only muster 107/4 before their innings ended. Despite the loss, the Warriors’ journey to the final was an ode to their grit and determination.

3. Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel: CPL 2015 Winner

The 2015 CPL was a cracker of a tournament, running from June 20 to July 26. The season saw the St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots step in to replace the Antigua Hawksbills. The tournament also saw Dwayne Bravo put on a masterclass, taking a record 28 wickets in just 13 matches. The final face-off was between Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel and the defending champions, the Barbados Tridents. The Red Steel posted a mighty 178/5 score, with Cameron Delport and Kamran Akmal both cracking half-centuries. The Tridents, despite their best efforts, could only manage 158/4 in their 20 overs. Trinidad’s Sulieman Benn put on a show with the ball, grabbing 2/24 and helping his team lift their first-ever CPL title.

4. Jamaica Tallawahs: CPL 2016 Winner

The 2016 CPL, also known as Hero CPL 2016, was a landmark season as the United States hosted matches for the first time. The final was a riveting rematch of the inaugural season’s finale between the Jamaica Tallawahs and the Guyana Amazon Warriors. The Warriors, batting first, were bundled out for a paltry 93 runs, with Imad Wasim being the chief destroyer with 3 wickets. The Tallawahs, led by a blistering knock from Chris Gayle, chased down the target in just 12.5 overs. Gayle’s 54 off 27 balls was a knock for the ages, and it ensured the Tallawahs their second CPL title.

5. Trinbago Knight Riders: CPL 2017 Winner

The 2017 CPL season was a rollercoaster ride that eventually saw the Trinbago Knight Riders standing tall as the champions, clutching their third CPL title. The final was a nail-biter between the Knight Riders and the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. The Patriots, opting to bat first, chalked up 135/6 in their 20 overs. But the Knight Riders weren’t going to be outdone. Despite an early stumble that saw them lose two wickets for just 12 runs, the Knight Riders didn’t let the pressure get to them. They showcased their tenacity and successfully chased down the target in 19 overs, finishing with 136 runs. All in all, it was a spectacular display of teamwork and persistence, making the 2017 CPL season one for the books.

6. Trinbago Knight Riders: CPL 2018 Winner

The CPL 2018 tournament was filled with twists and turns from the get-go, with new rules like penalties for slow bowling and a coin toss for Super Overs spicing things up. The final two matches also used the Decision Review System (DRS) to keep things fair and square. The climactic final saw the Knight Riders locking horns with the Guyana Amazon Warriors. The Warriors batted first, setting a decent score of 147/9. But the Knight Riders, undeterred, chased it down with ease. The man of the hour was Colin Munro, who knocked a blazing 68 not out off 39 balls, guiding his team to a thrilling victory with eight wickets to spare.

7. Barbados Tridents: CPL 2019 Winner

In the seventh year of the CPLT20, we got to witness a cricketing extravaganza. The 2019 season was filled with surprises, like the swapping of St Lucia Stars with the St Lucia Zouks. The tournament got a late start to avoid a clash with India’s tour of the West Indies. But when the action started, it was the Barbados Tridents who stole the show, bagging their second CPL title by defeating the Guyana Amazon Warriors by a margin of 27 runs. Jonathan Carter was the star of the final, knocking an unbeaten half-century off just 27 balls, helping the Tridents set a challenging total of 171/6. This win marked the Tridents’ second CPL title and their first since 2014.

8. Trinbago Knight Riders: CPL 2020 Winner

This tournament was held in the West Indies amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with all matches taking place in Trinidad and Tobago, sans spectators. The Knight Riders were in top form, winning all ten group stage matches, and cruising past the Jamaica Tallawahs in the first semi-final. The other semi-final saw St Lucia Zouks thrashing the Guyana Amazon Warriors, setting up an electrifying final against the unstoppable Knight Riders. But the Knight Riders were just too good, overpowering the Zouks by eight wickets. Captain Kieron Pollard put on a show, taking four wickets, but it was Lendl Simmons who stole the limelight with a quickfire 84 off 49 balls.

9. St Kitts & Nevis Patriots: CPL 2021 Winner

In 2021, the ninth edition of the CPLT20 served up some fantastic cricketing action. We saw the Barbados Tridents rebranding as the Barbados Royals and the St Lucia Zouks emerging as the Saint Lucia Kings. But it was the final showdown between the Kings and the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots that had everyone on the edge of their seats. The Patriots came out on top, securing their first-ever CPL title in a thrilling three-wicket victory. The Kings set a competitive target of 159/7, but the Patriots, led by Dominic Drakes and Joshua Da Silva, turned the tables with their brilliant batting. It was a tight finish, but the Patriots scraped through, hitting a total of 160/7. This marked a historic moment for the Patriots, as they lifted the CPL trophy for the first time.

10. Jamaica Tallawahs: CPL 2022 Winner


The latest 2022 season of the CPL had the Jamaica Tallawahs standing tall, clinching their third title. The tenth season of the CPL, held from August 31 to September 30, 2022, had Saint Kitts and Nevis hosting the main event, with the playoffs in Guyana. The final match at Providence Stadium in Georgetown, Guyana, was a spectacle as the Tallawahs cruised to victory over the Barbados Royals by eight wickets. The Royals set a target of 162 runs, but the Tallawahs made light work of it, reaching the total in just 16.1 overs.


All in all, each season of the CPL has been a treasure trove of unforgettable moments, edge-of-the-seat finishes, and victories that touch the soul, crafting an epic tale for every winning team. As we bask in the afterglow of past victories, we can’t help but let our minds wander to the future, pondering who’ll be the next to ink their name in the CPL Hall of Fame. The Caribbean Premier League, with its unmatched energy, spirit, and the sheer thrill it brings to cricket fans worldwide, is indeed an annual extravaganza that we can hardly wait for, year after year.


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