Today Sling TV announced that it is now an official partner of the inaugural season of Major League Cricket in the United States.
“SLING TV is thrilled to partner with Major League Cricket and support the growth of the game’s national audience,” said Liz Riemersma, Vice-President – International for SLING TV. “SLING TV offers streaming services for both American and international channels and we are thrilled to help bring the world class cricket MLC will offer to existing cricket fan bases and new American audiences.”
“SLING TV has been a committed supporter of cricket in America for many years and we are delighted to welcome them as an Official Partner for Major League Cricket’s debut season this summer,” said Vijay Srinivasan, co-founder, Major League Cricket.
The first-ever MLC match took place on Thursday, July 13, under the lights at America’s new premier cricket venue, Grand Prairie Stadium, near Dallas, Texas. Here are the teams in the first season of MLC the Los Angeles Knight Riders, MI New York, San Francisco Unicorns, Seattle Orcas, Texas Super Kings and Washington Freedom.
Major League Cricket will feature some of the best T20 players from around the world playing including some of the strongest talent from the the United States. Star players set to take part include Afghanistan T20 captain Rashid Khan, South African internationals Faf du Plessis, Quinton de Kock and David Miller, West Indians Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell and Dwayne Bravo, Australians Marcus Stoinis and Aaron Finch, England’s Jason Roy, Zimbabwe’s Sikandar Raza, Sri Lankan Wanindu Hasaranga, India’s Ambati Rayudu and New Zealand’s Trent Boult.
You will be able to watch the matches on Willow TV and CBS Sports Network in the United States. For games that air on CBS, you will need to subscribe to Paramount+. Both networks are available through Sling TV with the correct add-ons.