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ICC gives List-A status to Major League Cricket

By Ravi - May 28, 2024 04:30 PM

ICC gives List-A status to Major League Cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given List-A status to America's Major League Cricket (MLC). It has become the second T20 league of an associate country to be officially granted List-A status. Associate means those who have not been given the status of playing Test cricket by ICC.

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After MLC gets List-A status, it will now be recognized as an official T20 league. All the statistics of this tournament will also now be given official status. The second season of the league will be played from July 5 after the T-20 World Cup this year.

Tournament director Justin Gilley told Cricinfo: We are really excited by this news as it will be fantastic for the players taking part in the tournament.

Major League Cricket (MLC) league teams will also increase

According to The Guardian report, MCL plans to increase the current 6 teams to 10 in the coming few years. The first season of the league was played for 19 matches, which will later increase to 34. The second season will be played for 25 matches.

Major League Cricket first season winner

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The first season was played from 13 to 31 July 2023. The first season consisted of 15 group-stage and four playoff matches. MI New York became the champion of the first season under the captaincy of Nicholas Pooran. After winning the toss and opting to bat first, the Orcas team scored 183 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs. In reply, MI won the match in just 16 overs on the basis of captain Puran's explosive innings.

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