Welcome the latest of the new T20 leagues, Masters Champions League.
It’s the era of T20 leagues and the latest edition to this format of the game is the Masters Champions League. Cricket legends including Brian Lara, Jacques Kallis and Adam Gilchrist will play in a new Twenty20 tournament that would be held in the UAE from February 2016.
A first of its kind, MCL is likely to involve veterans of cricket, and other former international cricketers from around the world. These players will all be retired from international cricket.
Former Australia batsman Allan Border and ex-England captain Graham Gooch were in attendance as members of the MCL governing council while the league was unveiled at the Burj Al Arab.
The other attendees were West Indian cricketing legend Brian Lara, Australian icon Adam Gilchrist, and retired Pakistani fast bowling great Wasim Akram.
The inaugural edition of the tournament will see six teams and will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Sharjah Cricket Stadium and Shaikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.