Freedom around the world

ODI debuts for Matt Short and Tanveer Sangha the highlights as Freedom players continue to impress across the globe. It’s been another busy fortnight for Freedom’s cricketers with several impressing on international duty, the return of the Australian home summer and Minor League Cricket building to its conclusion. The most exciting news from the past […]

George Mason University shortlisted as World Cup venue

Our future home ground has been identified by the ICC as one of the potential venues for pre-event matches and training for the 2024 T20 World Cup. George Mason University has been named by the ICC as one of the potential venues to host international training and warm-up matches ahead of the 2024 T20 World […]

Phillips: ‘This tournament is going places.’

Our star Kiwi batter reflected on a successful inaugural edition of Major League Cricket. New Zealand international and Washington Freedom batter Glenn Phillips was full of praise for Major League Cricket’s first year, saying that it’s a competition he’d “definitely be keen” to return to. “I think it’s going places,” Phillips said shortly after Freedom’s […]

Moises Henriques: ‘I hope that we keep coming back.’

Freedom skipper gives his thoughts on the inaugural edition of Major League Cricket. Washington Freedom captain Moises Henriques was full of praise for the competition and also his teammates as he reflected on the first ever fully professional cricket tournament to be played in the USA. Freedom were knocked out in the Eliminator, but after […]

Freedom reflect on successful first campaign

Whilst Washington Freedom didn’t go all the way in the inaugural edition of Major League Cricket, there were still plenty of positives to take from the 2023 season. Defeat against MI New York in the Eliminator meant that Freedom’s campaign to an earlier end than hoped, but that didn’t take away from what had ultimately […]

Freedom knocked out of Major League Cricket

A narrow 16-run loss in the Eliminator against MI New York brought an early end to Freedom’s campaign. Washington Freedom were unable to back-up an impressive bowling display, as they fell short with the bat in pursuit of 142 to win. Having won the toss, Freedom elected to bowl and in a theme of the […]

Washington Freedom visit local junior league

Saurabh Netravalkar, Mukthar Ahmed and Usman Rafiq checked in on players competing in the local Dallas Youth Premier League. The Dallas Youth Premier League is in its early years with cricket booming in the local area with more than 1,500 juniors across all age-groups. “Four or five years ago, parents asked me what the future […]

Freedom’s place in Eliminator confirmed

Freedom will take on MI New York in the must-win match on Thursday. After finishing with three wins and two defeats from their group stage, Freedom required two results to go their way in order to finish in the top two and advance straight to the Qualifier on Thursday evening and play for a place […]

Freedom slip to defeat against MI New York

A powerful batting display from MI New York was too much for Freedom, who unless other results go their way, will next play in the third v fourth Eliminator fixture in Dallas on Thursday. Just 24 hours after a scintillating win against San Francisco Unicorns that confirmed Freedom’s qualification for Finals, they had an opportunity […]

Superb Netravalkar inspires Freedom win

Washington Freedom secured their place in the Finals with an incredible 30-run win against San Francisco Unicorns. Saurabh Netravalkar stole the show, as he claimed a scarcely believable six-wicket to inspire Freedom to a 30-run-win, as they successfully defended 133. Netravalkar conceded just nine runs, making his figures comfortably the best in the competition so […]