Jaffna Kings has been crowned Lanka Premier League Champions for the third consecutive time after Thisara Perera led team defeated Colombo Stars by 2 wickets in Colombo last night (23).
The team, which won the last two editions of the LPL, lost only two games this season.
Chasing a 164-run target to win the LPL 2022, Kings crossed the line in the final over of the tournament losing 8 wickets.
Opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz provided the perfect platform for the chase scoring a quick-fire 36 off 18 deliveries.
The opening pair of Gurbaz and Avishka Fernando put on 49 in four overs before the first wicket.
Fernando went on to make 50 off 43 balls while in the middle overs Sadeera Samarawickrama hit 44 from 27 deliveries to help Kings overhaul the target.