MCL was on Wednesday launched in Dubai. Cricket legends like Brian Lara, Wasim Akram and Adam Gilchrist are set to play in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) based league.

The launching event was also attended by former Australia and England captains Allan Border and Graham Gooch (both are MCL's Governing Council members).

Things you need to know about MCL.

* Masters Champions League or MCL will be organised by GM Sports.

* MCL is approved by Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) for 10 years

* The T20 league will be played in the United Arab Emirates.

* Matches will be played at Abu Dhabi (Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium), Dubai (Dubai International Cricket Stadium) and Sharjah (Sharjah Cricket Stadium).

* League will start from February 2016 and it will be played for over 2 weeks.

* League will have six teams. Each side to have 15 players (2 Icon players plus 13). All franchises and players will be auctioned.

* A total of 90 players (all should be retired from international cricket) will participate in the league.

* Like of Brian Lara, Adam Gilchrist, Wasim Akram and Jacques Kallis might play in League.

* Abdulrahman Falaknaz will be the President of MCL.

* Zafar Shah will be the Chairman of MCL.

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