Microsoft's current CEO Satya Nadella along with Ross Perrot Jr has reportedly committed to an investment of $120 million in the Major League Cricket(MLC). based in the USA. The money will go to developing stadium-based infrastructures along with building a more feasible structure of cricket in USA where the game is yet to gain steam outside of Indian subcontinent fans that reside there. This is indeed a huge step and we can see the growth of cricket in the USA.
The significant funding committed by an outstanding group of investors will allow Major League Cricket to build first-class facilities and accelerate the sport's development across the country, bringing world-class professional cricket to the world's largest sports market. This investor group comprises leading business executives and successful tech entrepreneurs who have led some of the world's most prominent companies. They bring tremendous experience and expertise in support of MLC's plans to launch a transformative Twenty20 league and establish America as one of the world's leading homes for international cricket events.
Sameer Mehta and Vijay Srinivasan, co-founders, Major League Cricket