The Orcas team is owned by GMR Group, and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. They will be based in Seattle, a city in the Washington (Washington DC is different) state of the United States of America.
Seattle Orcas have made some decent signings for the inaugural MLC season. Sri Lanka all-rounder Dasun Shanaka is in the squad, whereas South Africa’s wicketkeeper-batter Quinton de Kock, and Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh are also going to play for them in the first season.
Zimbabwe all-rounder Sikandar Raza, Proteas bowler Wayne Parnell will be two more international stars who will don the Orcas shirt.
And the winners are…✉️
The Seattle Youth community were tasked with randomly selecting the three winners of the, “Name The Orca” Competition.
— Seattle Orcas (@MLCSeattleOrcas) June 19, 2023
The team plans to have their home ground at Marymoor Park in Redmond, Washington. The cricket ground is set to have a capacity of up to 6,000 people and is expected to complete by 2025. All their matches in the first season will be played in Morrisville, the solitary ground which will host MLC 2023 matches.
Seattle Orcas Squad MLC 2023
Shehan Jayasuriya, Nauman Anwar, Harmeet Singh, Cameron Gannan, Dasun Shanaka, Quinton de Kock, Matthew Tromp, Andrew Tye, Aaron Jones, Heinrich Klaasen, Angelo Perera, Shubham Ranjane, Mitchell Marsh, Sikandar Raza, Phani Simhadri, Wayne Parnell, Izharulhaq Naveed
The Orcas are yet to confirm their captain ahead of the MLC 2023.
A Touch of Klaas 🤩
Hard-hitting South African wicket-keeper batsman, Heinrich Klaasen will be suiting up for us in #MLC2023 💚🖤
— Seattle Orcas (@MLCSeattleOrcas) June 21, 2023
Seattle Orcas Coaching Staff MLC 2023
Pravin Amre is set to be the head coach for the Orcas in the inaugural season. Former New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is the batting coach, whereas Former South Africa bowler Johan Botha will have bowling coach duties.
Introducing our Head Honcho🤠
— Seattle Orcas (@MLCSeattleOrcas) June 14, 2023
Seattle Orcas MLC 2023 Fixtures List
Here is the full list of matches of the Seattle Orcas team in the MLC 2023-
|Match||Date (India)||Time (in IST)|
|Seattle Orcas vs Washington Freedom||July 15||6:00 am|
|San Francisco Unicorns vs Seattle Orcas||July 16||6:00 am|
|Seattle Orcas vs Texas Super Kings||July 22||4:00 am|
|LA Knight Riders vs Seattle Orcas||July 24||12:00 am|
|MI New York vs Seattle Orcas||July 26||4:00 am|
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