India domestic news June 26, 2016

Srinivasan re-elected TNCA president, again

ESPNcricinfo staff

N Srinivasan has headed the TNCA since 2002-03 © Associated Press

N Srinivasan's run in charge of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has been extended, after he was re-elected unopposed as the president of the state association. The election was held during the TNCA's 86th annual general meeting, in Chennai, on Sunday.

Srinivasan, the former BCCI president who was forced to step aside following the IPL corruption scandal, has headed the TNCA since 2002-03, when he toppled his cricket-administration-mentor-turned-bitter-rival AC Muthiah in the race for the presidency.

Kasi Viswanathan was re-elected secretary for the tenth year in succession.

The Hindu reported that there were no contests for any of the TNCA posts, with the candidates from the ruling group taking charge of all of them unchallenged.

TNCA office bearers
President: N Srinivasan
Vice-presidents (city): Kalpathi S Aghoram, K Murali, PS Raman, G Srinivasan
Vice-presidents (districts): G Bhaskaran, V Ramesh
Secretary: Kasi Viswanathan
Joint-secretary: RI Palani
Assistant secretary: S Martin Raj
Treasurer: VP Narasimhan

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  • mukundarajan on June 28, 2016, 11:43 GMT

    CHANDRA -- Other states have grounds and stadiums in many towns but Chennai has CHEPAUK PITCH for test matches and that is the difference. It has history and knowledgeable SPECTATORS which can not be expected anywhere.

  • tochandra@gmail.com on June 27, 2016, 23:37 GMT

    I do not care who leads TNCA. Why non other than Chennai in Tamilnadu can host international games? Looks at other states where multiples cities has stadiums and capabilities to host international matches. In the grounds in other parts can not even host IPL matches. Chennai has been there for ever and it is the fault all the previous presidents not to develop other cities in TN. Also, What is happening with Chennai, with the issues of the extended construction not being resolved, affecting matches coming to Chennai as well. TN has been one of the better developed states irrespective of the politics, due to the corporate and small business. But it appears cricket is not going beyond Chennai and Chennai itself is losing value, which is a big concern.

  • Junki Junki on June 26, 2016, 13:44 GMT

    Its no wonder, Tamilnadu defy any logic - either cricket or general politics.

  •   Raman Muthuswamy on June 26, 2016, 13:39 GMT

    One may agree or disagree .. but can't ignore SRINI .. who'll be the "Life" TNCA President !!

  •   Sunil Vaidya on June 26, 2016, 11:17 GMT

    welcome back mr. srinivasan...you had to go out without doing anything wrong...you got punishment for someone else's wrongdoings....

  • Prashant Mohan on June 26, 2016, 10:08 GMT

    Not good. TNCA is going down. Politics lives on.

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