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Stephen Fleming will lead the Texas Super Kings in the MLC 2023.

Stephen Fleming will lead the Texas Super Kings in the MLC 2023.

The Major League Cricket’s first season is currently being prepared, as one of the franchises, Texas, revealed their team’s name, coaching staff, and other information on March 20. Texas Super Kings will be the name of the squad, which is owned by the well-known Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings.

While competing in two different leagues in two different countries, the two franchises will share coaches and support staff as part of their cooperation. The agreement states that CSK coach and renowned New Zealand cricketer Stephen Fleming will serve as Texas’ head coach.

Fleming expressed his happiness at the introduction event that he had the chance to work with the team in America. “The idea of playing international cricket in America has received a lot of attention. The pieces are coming together just in time “Axios Dallas cited Fleming as saying.
Ross Perot, one of Texas Super Kings’ investors, expressed optimism for cricket’s future in the nation. He contrasted the popularity of the sport to that of ice hockey, which was not anticipated to be adored by fans in the city but has since spread across the nation.

Cricket can succeed in Texas if ice hockey can, says Hill Perot.
“Looking back over the past 25–30 years of Texas sporting history, no one anticipated ice hockey’s success here. Cricket can also be played in Texas if ice hockey can, “Perot, a Texas Super Kings investor and the grandson of Ross Perot, made the statement.

A T20 league called Major League Cricket was established with the goal of promoting cricket in the US. Six teams from Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Washington, D.C., and Texas will compete in the event. The competition’s first season is anticipated to begin in July 2023, with all of the games taking place over three weeks at Grand Prairie Stadium in Grand Prairie, Texas, close to Dallas.

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