Major League Cricket (MLC) 2024: Schedule, Venue, Squads, & Broadcast Details

After a resounding inaugural season in 2023, Major League Cricket (MLC) will return to enthral fans in the USA in July 2024. The new league on the franchise cricketing circuit will kick off its second season on July 5 (July 6 according to IST).

Defending champions MI New York will lock horns with Seattle Orcas in the league opener on July 5 at Church Street Park in Morrisville. The final of the tournament will take place on July 28 at Grand Prairie Stadium in Texas.

The second edition will see 6 teams play 21 league-stage matches. The top 4 teams at the end of the league stage will proceed to the playoffs, which include an Eliminator, a Qualifier, a Challenger, and the Final matches.

Overall, MLC 2024 will see 25 matches taking place across Morrisville and Texas, an increase of 6 matches from the inaugural edition. 

In a major boost, MLC has received List A T20 status from the International Cricket Council (ICC) ahead of the 2024 season. MLC also plans to expand the league to 10 teams in the future.

MLC 2024: Schedule and Timing

DateMatchTime (IST / Local)Venue
July 6Seattle Orcas vs MI New York1:00 AM / 3:30 PM (Jul 5)Morrisville
July 6LA Knight Riders vs Texas Super Kings6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 5)Texas
July 7MI New York vs Washington Freedom12:30 AM / 3:00 PM (Jul 6)Morrisville
July 8LA Knight Riders vs San Francisco Unicorns6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 7)Texas
July 9Texas Super Kings vs Washington Freedom1:00 AM / 3:30 PM (Jul 8)Morrisville
July 10Seattle Orcas vs LA Knight Riders6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 9)Texas
July 11Texas Super Kings vs San Francisco Unicorns12:30 AM / 3:00 PM (Jul 10)Morrisville
July 12Washington Freedom vs Seattle Orcas6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 11)Texas
July 13Texas Super Kings vs MI New York12:30 AM / 3:00 PM (Jul 12)Morrisville
July 14San Francisco Unicorns vs LA Knight Riders12:30 AM / 3:00 PM (Jul 13)Morrisville
July 15LA Knight Riders vs Washington Freedom1:00 AM / 3:30 PM (Jul 14)Morrisville
July 15MI New York vs Texas Super Kings6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 14)Texas
July 16San Francisco Unicorns vs Seattle Orcas1:00 AM / 3:30 PM (Jul 15)Morrisville
July 17Washington Freedom vs MI New York6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 16)Texas
July 18LA Knight Riders vs Seattle Orcas12:30 AM / 3:00 PM (Jul 17)Morrisville
July 19San Francisco Unicorns vs MI New York6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 18)Texas
July 20Washington Freedom vs Texas Super Kings6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 19)Texas
July 21Seattle Orcas vs San Francisco Unicorns6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 20)Texas
July 22MI New York vs LA Knight Riders6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 21)Texas
July 23Washington Freedom vs San Francisco Unicorns6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 22)Texas
July 24Seattle Orcas vs Texas Super Kings6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 23)Texas
July 25Eliminator: No. 3 vs No. 46:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 24)Texas
July 26Qualifier: No. 1 vs No. 26:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 25)Texas
July 27Challenger: Eliminator Winner vs Qualifier Loser6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 26)Texas
July 29Final: Qualifier Winner vs Challenger Winner6:00 AM / 7:30 PM (Jul 28)Texas

MLC 2024: Squads

Los Angeles Knight Riders

Jason Roy, Saif Badar, Unmukt Chand, Adithya Ganesh, Derone Davis, Shadley van Schalkwyk, Ali Khan, Spencer Johnson, Adam Zampa, Corné Dry, Nitish Kumar, Sunil Narine, Shakib Al Hasan, Andre Russell, Matthew Tromp

MI New York

Shayan Jahangir, Monank Patel, Steven Taylor, Dewald Brevis, Nicholas Pooran, Ehsan Adil, Nosthush Kenjige, Trent Boult, Ruben Clinton, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Heath Richards, Tim David, Rashid Khan, Kieron Pollard, Romario Shepherd, Rushil Ugarkar

San Francisco Unicorns

Finn Allen, Jahmar Hamilton, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Brody Couch, Carmi le Roux, Liam Plunkett, Karima Gore, Haris Rauf, Corey Anderson, Hassan Khan, Sanjay Krishnamurthi, Tajinder Singh

Seattle Orcas

Quinton de Kock, Heinrich Klaasen, Cameron Gannon, Wayne Parnell, Nandre Burger, Ali Sheikh, Nauman Anwar, Shehan Jayasuriya, Shubham Ranjane, Harmeet Singh, Hammad Azam, Michael Bracewell, Ayan Desai, Imad Wasim

Texas Super Kings

Devon Conway, Faf du Plessis, Saiteja Mukkamalla, Mohammad Mohsin, Calvin Savage, Cameron Stevenson, Milind Kumar, Naveen-ul-Haq, Zia Shahzad, Daryl Mitchell, Raj Nannan, Mitchell Santner, Aaron Hardie, Aiden Markram, Joshua Tromp, Zia-ul-Haq

Washington Freedom

Andries Gous, Lahiru Milantha, Travis Head, Steve Smith, Akhilesh Bodugum, Saurabh Netravalkar, Amila Aponso, Akeal Hosein, Marco Jansen, Yasir Mohammad, Andrew Tye, Mukhtar Ahmed, Justin Dill, Ian Holland, Obus Pienaar, Glenn Maxwell, Rachin Ravindra

MLC 2024: Broadcasting and Live Streaming

In India, MLC 2024 will be broadcast live on TV by Sports 18 Network. While the live streaming of MLC 2024 matches will be available on the Jio Cinema app and website.

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