The first season of Major League Cricket (MLC) will begin on July 13 and end with the final on July 30. Six teams will compete for the title, including three owned by Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises: Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, and Kolkata Knight Riders. Mumbai Indians also own a team in the MLC.
Here are the six teams in the MLC 2023:
- Los Angeles Knight Riders
- MI New York
- San Francisco Unicorns
- Seattle Orcas
- Texas Super Kings
- Washington Freedom
The inaugural match of Major League Cricket (MLC) 2023 will be played between Texas Super Kings and Los Angeles Knight Riders on July 13th at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Texas. Tickets for the match are now available on Vivenu.com.
Major League Cricket 2023: Squads
Texas Super Kings: Faf du Plessis (Captain), David Miller, Ambati Rayudu, Cody Chetty, Sami Aslam, Milind Kumar, Saiteja Mukkamalla, Dwayne Bravo, Mitchell Santner, Daniel Sams. Calvin Savage, Devon Conway, Lahiru Milantha, Cameron Stevenson, Rusty Theron, Gerald Coetzee, Zia Shahzad.
Los Angeles Knight Riders: Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Rilee Rossouw, Unmukt Chand, Saif Badar, Nitish Kumar, Andre Russell, Jaskaran Malhotra, Sunil Narine, Adam Zampa, Lockie Ferguson, Ali Khan, Spencer Johnson, Corne Dry, Ali Sheikh, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Bhaskar Yadram
MI New York: Kieron Pollard (Captain), Dewald Brevis, Tim David, David Wiese, Steven Taylor, Hammad Azam, Rashid Khan, Noshthush Kenjige, Nicholas Porran, Shyan Jahangir, Monak Patel, Sandeep Ganesh, Trent Boult, Kagiso Rabada, Kyle Philip, Ehsan Adil, Sarabjit Ladda.
San Francisco Unicorns: Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Corey Anderson, Tajinder Dhillon, Chaitanya Bishnoi, David White, Smit Patel, Liam Plunkett, Lungi Ngidi, Carmi le Roux, Brody Couch, Sanjay Krishnamurthy.
Seattle Orcas: Sikandar Raza, Quinton de Kock, Dasun Shanaka, Mitchell Marsh, Shehan Jayasuriya, Angelo Perara, Shubham Ranjane, Aaron Jones, Nauman Anwar, Wayne Parnell, Harmeet Singh, Cameron Gannon, Phani Simhadri, Matthew Tromp.
Washington Freedom: Moises Henriques, Mukhtar Ahmed, Wanindu Hasaranga, Marcon Jensen, Obus Pienaar, Syed Saad Ali, Sujith Gowda, Glenn Philips, Josh Philippe, Andries Gous, Anrich Nortje, Sourabh Netravalkar, Ben Dwarshuis, Adam Milne, Dane Piedt, Justin Dill, Bodugum Akhilesh.
Major League Cricket 2023 Schedule
The MLC will be played in a double round-robin format, with each team playing each other twice. The top four teams will then qualify for the playoffs, which will consist of two semi-finals and the final.
|Texas Super Kings vs LA Knight Riders||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 14||6:00 am|
|MI New York vs San Francisco Unicorns||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 15||2:00 am|
|Seattle Orcas vs Washington Freedom||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 15||6:00 am|
|San Francisco Unicorns vs Seattle Orcas||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 16||6:00 am|
|Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 17||2:00 am|
|LA Knight Riders vs MI New York||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 17||6:00 am|
|Texas Super Kings vs MI New York||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 18||6:00 am|
|LA Knight Riders vs San Francisco Unicorns||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 19||6:00 am|
|Washington Freedom vs LA Knight Riders||Church Street Park, Morrisville||July 21||3:00 am|
|Seattle Orcas vs Texas Super Kings||Church Street Park, Morrisville||July 22||3:00 am|
|Washington Freedom vs San Francisco Unicorns||Church Street Park, Morrisville||July 23||3:00 pm|
|LA Knight Riders vs Seattle Orcas||Church Street Park, Morrisville||July 23||11:00 pm|
|MI New York vs Washington Freedom||Church Street Park, Morrisville||July 24||3:00 am|
|San Francisco Unicorns vs Texas Super Kings||Church Street Park, Morrisville||July 25||3:00 am|
|MI New York vs Seattle Orcas||Church Street Park, Morrisville||July 26||3:00 am|
|Eliminator (3 v 4)||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 28||3:00 am|
|Qualifier (1 v 2)||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 28||6:00 am|
|Challenger||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 29||6:00 am|
|Final||Grand Prairie Stadium, Dallas||July 31||6:00 am|