Grand Prairie Stadium sold out for MLC’s inaugural match

The inaugural match is set between Texas super kings and Los Angeles Knight riders on Thursday.

Bhavana P

America’s new premier cricket venue, Grand Prairie Stadium is sold out for the Major League cricket inaugural match between Texas Super Kings and Los Angeles Knight Riders, on Thursday. Both teams feature global cricket superstars playing alongside the best domestic talent.

The historic occasion includes an innings break drone show, an aerobatic aerial performance from a GB1 GameBird, featuring the league's six teams, and a post-game firework display to cap off Grand Prairie Stadium's inaugural night.

Sameer Mehta, Co-founder, of Major League Cricket said, “Fans will experience an unforgettable night for cricket in America on Thursday, with a full house welcoming the world’s best players for the League’s opening match. We are thankful to the fans for their support and to the City of Grand Prairie for believing in this vision. Tickets are selling fast for the rest of the matches in North Texas and North Carolina, with sellouts expected for further games. We know our teams will put on an amazing show of explosive T20 cricket for the fans – we can’t wait for the action to start!”

Faf du Plessis, Captain of the Texas Super Kings, said “Since we arrived in Texas, it’s been incredible to see the support for the Texas Super Kings. We can’t wait to get out on the field at Grand Prairie Stadium and represent the Lone Star State in front of a full house and be part of a special night for cricket in America!”

Sunil Narine, Captain of the Los Angeles Knight Riders, said “It’s going to be a historic night at Grand Prairie Stadium, as the first ever Major League Cricket game unfolds in front of a packed stadium this Thursday night. I’ve always spoken about wanting to represent the Knight Riders wherever they play. We’ve long talked about coming to the United States and I’m glad it's finally happening. It’s great to hear that the opening game has been sold out, and we can’t wait to bring our exciting brand of cricket to the cricket fans in America.”

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