America’s Own: ICC grants Cognizant Major League Cricket official List A status

Major League Cricket

Cognizant Major League Cricket (MLC) is proud to announce that it has been granted official List A status by the International Cricket Council (ICC) ahead of its long-awaited second season, which begins on July 5, 2024.

This important development marks another crucial milestone in the growth and status of Cognizant Major League Cricket and cricket in general in the United States. Recognizes Cognizant Major League Cricket as an official T20 league and America’s first world-class domestic tournament.

Now, every century, half century, ‘five for’, final, win, loss and championship will be documented as official career statistics in an internationally recognized game format. This will also provide local American players and future stars of the game the opportunity for international recognition, furthering the MLC’s development of domestic talent.

The List A status comes after the MLC’s successful inaugural season and underscores its unwavering dedication to delivering top-level cricket in the United States.

In addition to official List A status, MLC CEO Vijay Srinivasan recently announced his aspirations to expand from what started as a 19-game season in 2023 to a 34-game season by 2025.

“We saw cricket mania in the US last year after our inaugural season of Major League Cricket. Now, we take an exciting drive towards the much-awaited ICC T20 World Cup and the second season of the MLC.

“With an unforgettable summer of cricket on our doorstep, we are ready to capture the hearts of American sports fans with our exciting, adrenaline-fueled game that is the most exciting emerging T20 tournament in the world.”

After selling out the inaugural season, fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets early to ensure they don’t miss out on this season’s action. In addition to world-class matches, fans have several ticket options, with general admission tickets starting at $30 per person.

The excitement of the season extends beyond the field, with entertainment, fireworks, free giveaways, player signings and matchups, merchandise giveaways, food trucks and displays throughout the tournament.

Tickets for all matches, including all four playoffs, are available online at