Major League Cricket 2024 – MLC Schedule, Tickets, Teams, Players List, Venues, And Broadcasting

USA Cricket Board has put forward Major League Cricket to promote the growth of cricket in the USA. Major League Cricket MLC is an upcoming T20 professional cricket league in the USA. Its draft has been finalized and the league is scheduled to kick start from July 4, 2024. The league will feature six teams 

All You Need to Know about MLC 2024

Major League Cricket is the much-awaited league turning into reality after many failed attempts. It is developed under the authority of the America Cricket Board. The authorities of the league are looking forward to expanding cricket in the largest sports market, the USA by bringing forth the Major Cricket League. The league will commence on the Fourth of July 2024. 

Here is a little summary of the Major Cricket League 2024. 

Start Date4 July
Season 2nd
AuthorityUSA Cricket Board
HostUSA
Season Draft19 March
Number of Teams 6

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Schedule 

Major Cricket League was set to take place in 2022 but it got postponed due to many reasons and with the first season, it’s on now. Major League Cricket is coming with a bang with its second season in July 2024. This will be a 17-day tournament with 19 matches played among teams. 

It follows a single round-robin format having playoffs and knockout stages. Due to summer, the matches will be held at 7:00 pm. The Fixtures are not yet finalized and announced. 

Start Date4 July
Final DateJuly

Tickets

The ticket price for Major League Cricket will be available online on the MLC official website. The ticket price has not yet been decided but it will go from a low price to a high price depending on seating stands and the facilities provided in the stadium. 

Teams 

The league comprises six teams from major metropolitan areas. These teams will showcase multiple overseas cricketing stars and the best talent based in the United States. 

The teams are mentioned below:-

  • Texas Super Kings
  • Los Angeles Knight Riders
  • MI New York
  • San Francisco Unicorns
  • Seattle Orcas
  • Washington Freedom

Players List 

The league follows a draft system for players’ recruitment into the teams. The Major League Cricket Draft will held on March 19, 2024, at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. 

The maximum squad strength is 18 with a maximum of eight overseas players in each team. In the draft, all team owners picked their players. The overseas players will be selected outside the draft process. 

Los Angeles Knight Riders Squad 

Sr. No.Player NameCountryPlaying Role
01Ali KhanUSABowler
02Unmukt ChandUSABatter
03Jaskaran MalhotraUSABatter
04Nitish KumarUSABatter
05Corne DryUSABowler
06Ali SheikhUSAAll-Rounder
07Saif BadarUSABatter
08Shadley Van SchalkwykUSAAll-Rounder
09Bhaskar YadramUSAAll-Rounder

MI New York Squad

Sr. No.Player NameCountryPlaying Role 
01Steven TaylorUSABatter
02Hammad AzamUSAAll-Rounder
03Ehsan AdilUSABowler
04Nosthush KenjigeUSABowler
05Monank PatelUSAWicket-Keeper
06Sarbjeet Singh LaddaUSABowler
07Shayan JahangirUSAWicket-Keeper
08Kyle PhillipUSABowler
09Saideep GaneshUSAWicket-Keeper

San Francisco Unicorns (SFU) 2023 Squad

Sr. No.Player NameCountryPlaying Role
01Corey AndersonUSAAll-Rounder
02Liam PlunkettUSABowler
03Tajinder SinghUSABatter
04Chaitanya BishnoiUSABatter
05Carmi Le RouxUSABowler
06Brody CouchUSABowler
07David WhiteUSABatter
08Smit PatelUSAWicket-Keeper
09Sanjay KrishnamurthiUSAAll-Rounder
10Aaron FinchAustraliaBatter
11Marcus StoinisAustraliaBowler

Seattle Orcas (SO) Squad

Sr. No.Player NameCountryPlaying Role 
01Harmeet SinghUSAAll-Rounder
02Shehan JayasuriyaUSABatter
03Shubham RanjaneUSAAll-Rounder
04Cameron GannonUSAAll-Rounder
06Aaron JonesUSABatter
06Nauman AnwarUSABatter
07Phani SimhadriUSABowler
08Angelo PereraUSABatter
09Matthew TrompUSABowler
10Quinton De KockSouth AfricaWicket Keeper
11 Mitchell MarshAustraliaAll-rounder 

Texas Super Kings (TSK) Squad

Sr. No.Player NameCountryPlaying Role 
01Rusty TheronUSABowler
02Calvin SavageUSAAll-Rounder
03Lahiru MilanthaUSAWicket-Keeper
04Milind KumarUSABatter
05Sami AslamUSABatter
06Cameron StevensonUSABowler
07Cody ChettyUSABatter
08Zia ShahzadUSAAll-Rounder
09Saiteja MukkamallaUSABatter

Washington Freedom Squad

Sr. No.Player NameCountryPlaying Role 
01Andries GousUSAWicket-Keeper
02Mukhtar AhmedUSABatter
03Obus PienaarUSABatter
04Saurabh NetravalkarUSABowler
05Saad AliUSABatter
06Dane PiedtUSABowler
07Sujith GowdaUSABatter
08Justin DillUSABowler
09Akhilesh BodugumUSABowler
10Anrich NortjeSouth AfricaBowler
11Wanindu HasarangaSri LankaAll-Rounder

Venues 

The venues for the major league cricket were in discussion for a long time. Grand Prairie Stadium near Dallas in Texas was selected as the primary venue for the league. This stadium will witness 19 matches and be a landmark for national and international cricketing stars to showcase their talents. 

MLC 2024 Broadcasting 

The league will be conducted solely in the USA. It will be available for live coverage to global cricket fans on national and international broadcasting and streaming platforms

Regions TV Channel and Streaming Partners
IndiaViacom-owend Sports 18 1 SD/HD, JioCinema
PakistanA Sports HD
USAMLC Network Youtube, ESPN
Across the WorldCrictime (free), Yupp Tv

Alternative Ways to Watch MLC USA

You can watch MLC Major League on these platforms also:

  • TouchCric
  • MobileCric
  • WebCric
  • WatchCric
  • SmartCric
  • Cricfree
  • Willow TV
  • Sling TV

What is Major League Cricket in the USA?

MLC is the forthcoming world-class T20 cricket league in the USA. the attempt is made to popularize cricket in the state and to provide a platform for the players to showcase their skills and talents.

What is the Major League Cricket 2024 start date?

Major League Cricket MLC 2024 will start on 4 July 2024.

How Many Matches will be Played During the First Season of MLC?

Major Cricket League follows a single round-robin format with a total of 19 T20 matches played among six teams. It will be a 17-day tournament starting on July 4.

Summing Up 

Major League Cricket 2024 is the initiative toward promoting cricket in the USA. It will be conducted from July 4. This guide has covered Major League Cricket 2024- Schedule, Tickets, Teams, Player’s List, Venues, and Broadcasting. Be ready to watch the best players in action. 

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