- Inaugural Minor League Cricket (MiLC) Championship will feature over 200 matches taking place over ten weekends of action starting July 31
- Over 400 players will take part, representing 27 teams located in 21 cities nationwide
- The MiLC Championship, with games in the exciting Twenty20 format, will be the most extensive competition in American cricket history
The full schedule for the inaugural Minor League Cricket Championship season, to run from July 31 to Oct. 3, is now available. The 27 participating teams will compete in four geographic divisions – Eastern, Central, Southern and Western – with the opening weekend of matches taking place July 31 to Aug. 1.
Ten weekends of competitive play in each division will conclude on Oct. 2-3 with the MiLC Finals Weekend to be hosted at a venue that will be announced later. Team rosters have already been announced and feature the strongest talent available in American cricket. Each team features a selection of marquee players, priority domestic players, and a required number of U21 and U19 players.
Minor League Cricket is the only nationwide tournament involving the strongest male players playing against each other at the best available facilities and forms a critical part of the evolving USA Cricket domestic cricket structure and pathway. The primary aim of the tournament is to give a platform and opportunity for the best cricketers in America to showcase their abilities at a national level and build cricket in communities across the country.