Major League Cricket (MLC) is an upcoming professional T20 cricket league in the USA. It is run by American Cricket Enterprises (ACE) and approved by USA Cricket.
The MLC will have six teams representing big United States cities, and it follows a single-entity model. Fans have great excitement for its inaugural season, which will play for three weeks and end on July 30, 2023.
The matches of the first season will take place at two venues: Grand Prairie Stadium and Church Street Park. These locations will witness the thrilling cricket action as the teams battle it.
The league is anticipated to attract a broad audience as cricket continues to gain popularity in the United States. MLC is poised to bring the excitement of T20 cricket to the United States and will introduce a new era for the sport in the country.
MLC 2023 Schedule
Major League Cricket will begin on 13 July 2023, and the tournament’s final match will be played on 30 July 2023. The first math of the event will be held between the LA Knight Riders vs. Texas Super Kings at Grand Prairie Stadium.
|13-Jul||LA Knight Riders vs. Texas Super Kings||Grand Prairie Stadium||7:30 PM|
|14-Jul||SF Unicorns vs. MI New York||Grand Prairie Stadium||3:30 PM|
|14-Jul||Washington Freedom vs. Seattle Orcas||Grand Prairie Stadium||7:30 PM|
|15-Jul||Seattle Orcas vs. SF Unicorns||Grand Prairie Stadium||7:30 PM|
|16-Jul||Washington Freedom vs. Texas Super Kings||Grand Prairie Stadium||3:30 PM|
|16-Jul||MI New York vs. LA Knight Riders||Grand Prairie Stadium||7:30 PM|
|17-Jul||MI New York vs. Texas Super Kings||Grand Prairie Stadium||7:30 PM|
|18-Jul||SF Unicorns vs. LA Knight Riders||Grand Prairie Stadium||7:30 PM|
|20-Jul||LA Knight Riders vs. Washington Freedom||Church Street Park||5:30 PM|
|21-Jul||Texas Super Kings vs. Seattle Orcas||Church Street Park||5:30 PM|
|22-Jul||SF Unicorns vs. Washington Freedom||Church Street Park||5:30 PM|
|23-Jul||Seattle Orcas vs. LA Knight Riders||Church Street Park||1:30 PM|
|23-Jul||Washington Freedom vs. MI New York||Church Street Park||5:30 PM|
|24-Jul||Texas Super Kings vs. SF Unicorns||Church Street Park||5:30 PM|
|25-Jul||Seattle Orcas vs. MI New York||Church Street Park||5:30 PM|
MLC 2023 Schedule Playoff
|27-Jul||Eliminator: 3 vs. 4||3:30 PM|
|27-Jul||Qualifier: 1 vs. 2||7:30 PM|
|28-Jul||Challenger: EW vs. QL||Grand Prairie Stadium||7:30 PM|
|30-Jul||Final: CW vs. QW||Grand Prairie Stadium||7:30 PM|
MLC 2023 Teams
Of the six teams participating in the MLC, four teams are owned by the IPL. In contrast, the Knight Riders & Mumbai IPL franchises operate their respective MLC teams independently, without any partnership.
Besides, the Delhi Capitals and Super Kings have previous local partnerships to run their Major League Cricket teams. This combination of IPL ownership and local partnerships brings together the expertise of different entities to promote the growth of cricket in the league.
MLC 2023 Teams
- Seattle Orcas
- MI New York
- Texas Super Kings
- Washington Freedom
- San Francisco Unicorns
MLC 2023 Venues
|Grand Prairie Stadium||Grand Prairie||7000|
|Church Street Park||Morrisville||3500+|