ICC, USA Cricket Sanction Major League Cricket and Minor League Cricket

MLC will be a competition of six teams

MLC will be a competition of six teams

Major League Cricket and Minor League Cricket are both sanctioned by USA Cricket and the International Cricket Council.

both major leaguers in relief Cricket (MLC) and Minor League Cricket (MiLC), both USA Cricket and the International Cricket Council (ICC) have sanctioned the two leagues. While the USAC announced its approval in a media statement a few hours back, it is reliably learned that the ICC has also given the green signal.

“USAC is pleased to announce the approval of Major League Cricket (MLC) and Minor League Cricket (MiLC) tournaments for 2023. Over the past few months, we have worked diligently with Ace to ensure that the MLC and MiLC are well positioned to support the growth of cricket in the United States of America,” said a media release by USA Cricket. .

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Hours after the USA Cricket release, the ICC has also approved the two leagues and allowed members to issue No Objection Certificates (NOCs) to players invited to participate in the two leagues.

“The ICC has sanctioned Major League Cricket and Minor League Cricket events. Members are free to issue NOCs to any of their invited players to participate in these events, if they wish to do so, an ICC source said. News18 Cricket Next,

Industry sources tracking the development revealed that the delay in the ban was a ploy to modify the terms of the original agreement struck by the USAC with American Cricket Enterprises (ACE) – the group behind the two leagues – back in 2019. The media release indicated the possibility of reviewing the original agreement.

“We are pleased with ACE’s commitment and best efforts to include all current players on the men’s national team in major league tournaments. Additionally, we look forward to working with ACE to provide governance of the tournaments. Finally, we will review our business relationship with Ace over the next few months.”

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Last month, days after the historic MLC draft, the ICC sent an email to its members urging them not to issue NOCs (No Objection Certificates) to their players for the two leagues. The ICC had no option but to send the note as the process of approving the league had not reached the global cricket body.

“The reason for sending the note to the members was that the process of sanctioning the league has not yet reached the ICC, not any alleged issues. An ICC source had told News18 CricketNext that full members in any domestic league The event must be approved by the Associate Member to include overseas players.

The MLC will be a six-team competition consisting of the Los Angeles Knight Riders, MI New York, San Francisco Unicorns, Seattle Orcas, Texas Super Kings and Washington Freedom. The tournament is scheduled to begin in July this year and will see participation from international stars like Aaron Finch, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Quinton de Kock and others.

Apart from team ownership, there is a lot of interest in India as Unmukt Chand, Harmeet Singh, Smit Patel and Milind Kumar will turn up for their respective teams.

While Unmukt, Smit and Harmeet were part of India’s Under-19 team that won the 2012 World Cup, Milind was consistent in the domestic circuit for Delhi before moving to Sikkim and Tripura.

usa cricket election result announcement

In another development, USA Cricket announced the delayed results for the 2021 elections. Arjun Gona was elected as individual director while Srinivas Salwar and Anj Balusu were elected unopposed as men’s director and league director respectively.

Voting for the above posts had ended a week ago but the announcement of the results of the already delayed elections was delayed.

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