MLC 2023: The MLC has attracted some big names in cricket, including former Indian captain MS Dhoni, who is the co-owner of the Texas Super Kings. Other notable owners include the Knight Riders Group, which owns the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and Indiawin Sports, which owns the Mumbai Indians in the IPL.
The inaugural season of Major League Cricket (MLC) is set to begin on July 13, 2023.
MLC 2023 Teams:
- Los Angeles Knight Riders
- MI New York
- San Francisco Unicorns
- Seattle Orcas
- Texas Super Kings
- Washington Freedom
The teams will play a total of 19 matches, including four playoff matches, at two designated stadiums – Grand Prairie Stadium and Church Street Park. The final is scheduled for July 30 in Texas.
MLC is the first professional Twenty20 cricket championship in the United States. It is sanctioned by USA Cricket, the official governing body of cricket in the United States. The league is expected to bring the best T20 players from around the world to the USA and showcase the sport to a global audience.
The MLC teams have already started assembling their squads for the upcoming season.
MLC 2023 International PLayers:
- Chris Gayle (Texas Super Kings)
- Faf du Plessis (Texas Super Kings)
- Kieron Pollard (MI New York)
- Rashid Khan (MI New York)
- Kagiso Rabada (MI New York)
- David Warner (Seattle Orcas)
- Mitchell Starc (Seattle Orcas)
- Glenn Maxwell (San Francisco Unicorns)
- Shadab Khan (San Francisco Unicorns)
- Jonny Bairstow (Washington Freedom)
- Dwayne Bravo (Washington Freedom)
The MLC is expected to be a major boost for cricket in the United States. It has the potential to introduce the sport to a new generation of fans and help to grow the game in the country. The league is also expected to help to raise the profile of cricket internationally and make it a more attractive proposition for sponsors and broadcasters.
The inaugural season of MLC is sure to be a thrilling one. With some of the biggest names in cricket set to compete, it is a tournament that cricket fans around the world will be watching closely.