Betway confirmed as Official Partner of Major League Cricket

The debut match of the season will be between the Texas Super Kings and the Los Angeles Knight Riders.

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Betway, an online casino and sports betting platform, has announced it will be an Official Partner of the Major League Cricket (MLC) ahead of the 2023 inaugural season.

The T20 series will be known as, “Major League Cricket Powered by Betway”, and will run from 13 July to 31 July.

Matches will be held in two different venues, the Grand Prairie Stadium in Texas and the Church Street Park in North Carolina.

Anthony Werkman, CEO of Betway, said: “It’s with great pride to announce that we’re powering the inaugural Major League Cricket; the newest innovative cricket competition in the world.

“Cricket is a globally renowned sport both we and our customers love, so we’re thrilled to be part of another new competition, which will aid the growth of the sport in the US and beyond.”

A total of six teams are set to compete in the series, Los Angeles Knight Riders, MI New York, San Francisco Unicorns, Seattle Orcas, Texas Super Kings and Washington Freedom.

They will play 18 matches to decide who will play in the MLC Championship Final.

Sameer Mehta, Co-Founder of Major League Cricket, said: “Major League Cricket is bringing the world’s best cricketers to America, so it is fitting that the historic inaugural season will be 'Powered by Betway,' who have become a renowned brand supporting global sports properties.

“We are thrilled by Betway’s commitment to growing cricket in America and we can’t wait for a memorable season to get underway soon.”

Elsewhere in the cricket world, Dafabet was announced as the Official Betting Partner for upcoming Cricket West Indies series.

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