Los Angeles Knight Riders which is KKR’s sister franchise has roped in the services of some renowned players including KKR’s star player Andre Russell, Lockie Ferguson, Sunil Narine, Jason Roy & Lockie Ferguson. Apart from the Los Angeles Knight Riders have fetched in the services of T20 biggies such as Adam Zampa, Martin Guptill & Rilee Rossouw for the upcoming inaugural edition of the MLC.
Los Angeles forms the group of six teams that will participate in the much-awaited inaugural edition of MLC 2023. The squad will also feature former India batter Unmukt Chand in the squad along with USA’s Jaskaran Malhotra, Ali Khan, and Ali Sheikh. Bhaskar Yadram from the West Indies, Corne Dry from South Africa, Nitish Kumar from Canada, Saif Badar from Pakistan, and Shadley Van Schalkwyk of South Africa are other notable inclusions to the squad.
Andre Russell & Sunil Narine will represent Los Angeles Knight Riders in the upcoming edition of the MLC. Apart from KKR, the duo has also played for KKR’s wing TKR in CPL & Abu Dhabi Knight Riders in the ILT20.
“We have assembled a strong and talented team for the debut season of MLC, who can compete at the highest level and bring joy to cricket fans around the world. The Knight Riders group is poised to make a significant contribution to the growth of cricket in the United States and to bring our unique brand of cricket to new audiences around the world,” Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore said in a statement.
MLC 2023 is all set to kickstart On July 13 in Dallas
The inaugural edition of Major League Cricket 2023 will see six teams participating & competing for the prestigious trophy. The inaugural edition of the league will begin on July 13 with Texas Super Kings & LA Knight Riders locking horns with each other at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas on July 13.