America's World Class T20 League
Major League Cricket (MLC) Is The First Professional Twenty20 Cricket League In The World’s Largest Sports Market
MLC, which is exclusively sanctioned by USA Cricket, represents the most ambitious and transformational venture ever undertaken in the American cricket landscape. Focused on staging world class Twenty20 cricket for American cricket fans, MLC will feature top players from around the globe and provide a stage for domestic cricketers to showcase their talents to a global audience.
Major League Cricket will feature teams in major cities across the country, deploying the highest quality international talent playing alongside the best domestic players in the United States.
PARTNERSHIP WITH USA CRICKET
As the ICC's member body for the United States, USA Cricket has selected MLC as its exclusive partner for the development of a professional Twenty20 cricket league. MLC will also provide support for both the USA’s Men’s and Women’s teams, with the goal of elevating them to the highest level of international competition. In 2024, the USA will co-host the ICC Men's T20 World Cup alongside the West Indies.
Building Cricket Across America
MLC is developing cricketing infrastructure including:
In parallel, MLC is also establishing high-performance pathways to create a deep talent pool of players to feed Minor League Cricket and Major League Cricket.
MAJOR LEAGUE CRICKET FOUNDERS
The founders of Major League Cricket have been deeply involved with cricket in the US, particularly with the establishment of the US as a major broadcast market for cricket. MLC is co-founded by the founders of Willow TV, the largest cricket broadcaster in North America and the principals of The Times of India Group, India’s largest media conglomerate. MLC is also backed by a prominent and diverse group of investors from across the United States.