Cognizant Major League Cricket (MLC) Season 2 kicks off with a thrilling rematch of last year’s finale as Seattle Orcas lock horns with MI New York at Church Park Street, Morrisville. This clash not only promises a high-voltage start to the season but also a chance for the Orcas to avenge their narrow defeat in the Season 1 finale.

Match Details
Date: July 5, 2024
Time: 12:30 PM PDT
Venue: Church Park Street, Morrisville
Broadcast: Live on Willow TV

MLC Season 2 kicks off with a thrilling rematch as Seattle Orcas face MI New York at Church Park Street, Morrisville. In their last showdown at this very venue, the Orcas triumphed in a nail-biting chase of 195, with Heinrich Klaasen’s electrifying 44-ball 110 guiding them to victory. Seattle Orcas' fans will be hopeful for another Klaasen masterclass as they step onto the field with a revitalized squad and renewed ambitions.

Pitch Report
The pitch at Morrisville has historically favored batters, with an average first innings score of 161. However, bowlers might find some assistance too, setting the stage for an engaging contest. With the highest chase of 195 set by Seattle Orcas on this ground, fans can expect another enthralling battle.

Players to watch out for:
All eyes will be on Quinton de Kock and Heinrich Klaasen, who enter this season fresh from a prolific T20 World Cup campaign across the US and Caribbean. Quinton de Kock, the leading run-scorer for Seattle Orcas in MLC Season 1, will be pivotal in their quest for a solid start. Klaasen’s explosive potential could turn the tide in our favor, reminiscent of his heroics last season.

Domestic talents such as Aaron Jones and Cameron Gannon also promise to shine. Gannon, crowned the domestic Player of the Tournament in Season 1, will be eager to continue his stellar form, contributing crucially with the ball.

The match could also see a host of new stars in Seattle Orcas colors for the first time, with the likes of Ryan Rickelton, Nandre Burger, Zaman Khan, Ali Sheikh, Hammad Azam, Michael Bracewell and Ayan Desai all in line for potential debuts.
The opposition, MI New York, also have a host of stars in their arsenal, with well-known faces like Kieron Pollard, Kagiso Rabada, Rashid Khan, Nicholas Pooran, Trent Boult, and Kagiso Rabada all on their roster.

With a host of stars in action, the Season 2 opener promises to deliver fireworks, as world-class players ply their trade against each other and domestic stars aim to make a name for themselves.

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Let the games begin!