Bengaluru, October 3: The Karnataka State Cricket Association elections turned into a one-sided affair with the Roger Binny-led team winning all the 16 posts, including five office-bearers.
The 12 posts were elected on Thursday while the mofussil members were elected unopposed.
The 1983 World Cup-winning all-rounder, Binny will take charge as the new President after garnering 943 votes while rival contestant Capt. MM Harish of Swatch Cricket received 111.
Former Karnataka Ranji Trophy cricketer J. Abhiram, with 885 votes, returned to the administration as the Vice-President.
Meanwhile, Santosh Menon was elected as the new Secretary with 810 votes. Former international umpire Shahvir Tarapore will make his maiden move into administration as the Join Secretary. He received 810 votes.
KSCA spokesperson Vinay Mruthyunjaya won with 810 votes to be elected Treasurer.
First woman in Managing Committee
Representing Mount Joy Cricket Club, former India women’s team skipper Shantha Rangaswamy is the first woman elected in the Managing Committee with 816 votes.
Brijesh Patel to represent KSCA
With October 4 as the deadline to nominate state representatives for the October 23rd BCCI Annual General Body meeting, former KSCA Secretary Brijesh Patel has been nominated as their representative.
The newly-elected secretary Menon told The Times of India, “We received the BCCI agenda on Wednesday for the AGM on October 23. Our AGM has already passed a resolution that it would like to nominate Brijesh Patel to the BCCI. That has been endorsed in the managing committee meeting. We have nominated Brijesh to attend, contest and vote in the ensuing BCCI AGM.