MLC announce schedule, Church Street Park as second venue, tickets for sale.

Church Street Park at night

With 31 days until the first ball is bowled, Major League Cricket released their complete 2023 schedule, opened ticket sales, and announced Church Street Park as the competition’s second venue on Monday.

Tickets initially went on sale via a presale, before being opened to the general public a few hours later.

The league opens play at Grand Prairie Stadium on Thursday, July 13 at 7:30pm local time, as the Texas Super Kings face off against the Los Angeles Knight Riders of the first of eight games in round one. Games continue at the newly renovated ground daily through Tuesday, July 18, before a day off allows teams to travel to Morrisville, North Carolina.

The second round at Church Street Park begins a day later on Thursday, July 20, with daily games through Tuesday, July 25. Except for one Sunday game at 1:30pm, the remaining six Church Street Park games will begin at 5:30pm, due to a city policy requiring floodlights to be off by 10:00pm. The competition then heads back to Dallas for the playoffs starting on July 27.

Tickets begin at $24 at Grand Prairie and $12 at Church Street Park, including passes for the rounds of games at each site beginning at $158 at Grand Prairie and $73 at Church Street Park. A Playoff and Championship Pass can also be purchased starting at $106 for the four playoff games. Parking at Grand Prairie Stadium will also cost $20.

Grand Prairie Stadium, formerly the home of the Texas Airhogs professional baseball team, has been renovated to become a cricket specific stadium in recent months, with a complete reshaping of the playing area, rebuilding of of the lower seating bowl, and a playing field and square installed and curated under the oversight of Dave Agnew.

Church Street Park, owned and operated by the Town of Morrisville, sprung onto the national scene in 2018 when it hosted the ICC Americas T20 Qualifier. Known for its unusually high attendance for an American cricket ground, Church Street Park has been the home of the Minor League Cricket Finals Weekend each of the MiLC’s two years. The pitch square at Church Street Park was also installed by Dave Agnew, who has trained and advised the town staff since.

Tickets for the 2023 season of Major League Cricket can be purchased here

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