THIS IS Major League Cricket

America's World Class T20 League Launching summer 2023

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.

MLC's inaugural season will take place from July 13-30, 2023, with six teams taking part representing Dallas, San Francisco, New York City, Seattle, Los Angeles and Washington D.C.

Grand Prairie Stadium near Dallas, TX will host the league's inaugural match on July 13, MLC's first premier stadium dedicated to cricket with a capacity of 7,200 seats.

The inaugural season draft will take place on Sunday, March 19, 2023 at the Space Center Houston.

More details on team rosters, ticket information and broadcast details will be released soon.


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.


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.