Hasaranga, among 4 Sri Lankans picked for inaugural Major League Cricket

Major League Cricket 2023

Hasaranga, Jayasuriya, Perera and Milantha picked for inaugural Major League Cricket

Sri Lankan ace spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has been picked by the DC Freedom franchise team as one of their overseas signings for the inaugural Major League Cricket tournament which will be held in the USA.

The player draft for the inaugural edition of the Major League Cricket was held today at the NASA Johnson Space Center, where Hasaranga was drafted by DC Freedom as one of the top overseas signings.

Apart from Hasaranga, former Sri Lankan cricketers Shehan Jayasuriya (Seattle Orcas), Angelo Perera (Seattle Orcas) and Lahiru Milantha (Team Texas) who are now based in the USA, were picked as domestic signings in the player draft.

The inaugural Major League Cricket (MLC) franchise based T20 tournament will kick off on the 13th July this year, with the participation of six teams namely; Team Texas, Los Angeles Knight Riders, MI New York, San Francisco Unicorns, Seattle Orcas and Washington Freedom.