MCA elections: Kale, Naik win unopposed 

Amol Kale and Sanjay Naik  have been elected unopposed as Vice President and Secretary of the Mumbai Cricket Association.

The Mumbai Cricket Association polls will be held on October 4.   -  REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE/PTI

Newcomers to cricket administration, Amol Kale and Sanjay Naik  have been elected unopposed as Vice President and Secretary of the Mumbai Cricket Association. Their opponents withdrew from the contest on Thursday.

Dr. Vijay Patil has been elected President, unopposed.  The MCA election to fill in posts for Jt. Secretary will see a contest between Sangam Lad and Shaikh Shahalam and for the Treasurer’s post between Jagdish Achrekar and Mayank Khandwala. 

There are 27 candidates for nine councillor posts. The MCA has chosen a 17-member Apex Council, that includes a male and female cricketer to be nominated by the Indian Cricketers Association and a representative of the AG’s office.

The election will be held on Friday, October 4.

Journalist Khandekar elected president of MPCA

Senior journalist Abhilash Khandekar, backed by former Congress union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, was elected as the president of the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) unopposed during its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday.

Vice -president Ramnik Singh Saluja was also elected unopposed along with joint secretary Siddhyani Patni as per website of state cricket association.

The only notable post where elections were held was for secretary’s post where Sanjeev Rao of the Scindia panel defeated Amitabh Vijayvargiya by 17 votes.

The other post that was up for contest was treasurer’s where Pawan Jain beat Prem Patel.

The five members of the cricket committee comprising of former first-class players including Ali Murtaza, Debvasish Nilosey, Sunil Lahorey, Yogesh Golwalkar and Prashant Dwivedi were all elected unopposed.

The nine managing committeee members were also elected unopposed.