V Chamundeswaranath will be replacing Pragyan Ojha as ICA representative

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V Chamundeswaranath is likely to replace the Indian Cricketers Association(ICA) representative in the Indian Premier League(IPL) Governing Council (GC). Pragyan Ojha is leaving the position.


In addition to managing the Indian cricket team in the 2009 T20 World Cup, Chamundeswaranath was an Andhra player on the local rotation. His nickname is Chamundi. Previously, the 64-year-old was a member of Junior selection committees for the Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI).

Chamundi received 317 of the 545 votes cast in the ICA Election 2023, according to the results released on the official website. His rival for the position of ICA representative was former cricketer Harvinder Singh. He received 228 votes. Former Indian cricketer Pragyan Ojha left the IPL GC. He is leaving the position after three years of service. Moreover, the cricketer did not seek reappointment. The BCCI Annual General Meeting(AGM) in Goa last month. Arun Singh Dhumal(chairman) and Avishek Dalmiya were both re-elected to GC.

October 6 was the day on which the ICA election timetable announced. In addition, online voting for the post was from October 25 to October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. At 6:00 p.m. on October 26, Shri A.K. Joti, the BCCI’s electoral officer, finally announced the results. Both Chamundi and Harvinder discussed their careers and services to cricket in the “know your candidate information sheets. Harvinder’s pledged that, ”the cricket fraternity to work in tandem with BCCI/ IPL for the benefit of the current and former cricketers.”

Chamundi, too pitched that “I am the best candidate for the position of ICA representative to the IPL Governing Council as I have lived breathed and played cricket from the time I was 14, and all my experiences since then have given me an edge and exposure to add more value and do more for further development of Cricket through IPL”

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