Major League Cricket on TV 2023: How to watch MLC, TV channel and live stream
Check out how to watch Major League Cricket, including TV and live stream details.
Cricket. The United State of America. Let us repeat. Cricket. The United States of America. Major League Cricket is here.
A bold new venture will bring cricket to the masses in the USA with six fresh franchises set to do battle in a T20 tournament aiming for the stars.
Faf du Plessis, Aaron Finch, Lockie Ferguson, Rashid Khan and Quinton de Kock are among the global stars taking part in the inaugural edition of the tournament.
England internationals Jason Roy and Liam Plunkett are also among the ranks of the unusually named teams including the Seattle Orcas and San Francisco Unicorns.
Fans across the globe will look on with keen interest as another sport seeks to take America by storm, but will it catch on?
RadioTimes.com brings you the complete guide to Major League Cricket, including how to watch the tournament on TV and live stream.
When does Major League Cricket start?
Major League Cricket begins on Thursday 13th July 2023.
The tournament comprises of 19 matches and will draw to a close with the final on Monday 31st July 2023.
Major League Cricket on TV and live stream in UK
Major League Cricket will be shown exclusively live on BT Sport throughout the duration of the tournament. Every match will be live on BT Sport – which changes its name to TNT Sports on Monday 17th July.
There are multiple ways to get BT Sport. If you already have BT Broadband, you can add BT TV and Sport to your existing contract from just £15 per month. You can add the ‘Big Sport’ package for £40 per month which includes all BT Sport and 11 Sky Sports channels via a NOW pass.
Fans in the US can stream matches via the Willow TV app and Sling TV, while those in India can tune into Sports 18 for all the matches.
Major League Cricket teams and players
There are six founding franchises in MLC, each with a head coach and playing captain:
- Los Angeles Knight Riders (HC: TBA, C: TBA)
- MI New York (HC: Robin Peterson, C: Kieron Pollard)
- San Francisco Unicorns (HC: Shane Watson, C: Aaron Finch)
- Seattle Orcas (HC: Pravin Amre, C: TBA)
- Texas Super Kings (HC: Stephen Fleming, C: Faf du Plessis)
- Washington Freedom (HC: Greg Shipperd, C: Moises Henriques)
Major League Cricket fixtures
All UK time.
Friday 14th July
Texas Super Kings v LA Knight Riders (1:30am)
MI New York v San Francisco Unicorns (9:30pm)
Saturday 15th July
Seattle Orcas v Washington Freedom (1:30am)
Sunday 16th July
San Francisco Unicorns v Seattle Orcas (1:30am)
Texas Super Kings v Washington Freedom (9:30pm)
Monday 17th July
LA Knight Riders v MI New York (1:30am)
Tuesday 18th July
Texas Super Kings v MI New York (1:30am)
Wednesday 19th July
LA Knight Riders v San Francisco Unicorns (1:30am)
Thursday 20th July
Washington Freedom v LA Knight Riders (11:30pm)
Friday 21st July
Seattle Orcas v Texas Super Kings (11:30pm)
Saturday 22nd July
Washington Freedom v San Francisco Super Kings (11:30pm)
Sunday 23rd July
LA Knight Riders v Seattle Orcas (7:30pm)
MI New York v Washington Freedom (11:30pm)
Monday 24th July
San Francisco Unicorns v Texas Super Kings (11:30pm)
Tuesday 25th July
MI New York v Seattle Orcas (11:30pm)
Thursday 27th July
Team 3 v Team 4 (9:30pm)
Friday 28th July
Team 1 v Team 2 (1:30am)
Saturday 29th July
Loser match 16 v Winner Match 17 (1:30am)
Monday 31st July
Winner match 16 v Winner Match 18 (1:30am)
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