<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/rupa-gurunath">Rupa Gurunath</a>, daughter of former <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/bcci">BCCI</a> president <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/n-srinivasan">N Srinivasan</a>, was on Thursday elected unopposed as president of the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/tamil-nadu-cricket-association">Tamil Nadu Cricket Association</a> (TNCA), making her the first woman to head a state unit of the Indian Board. <p></p> <p></p>Rupa is the wife of Gurunath Meiyappan, who is serving a life ban for his involvement in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal. <p></p> <p></p>Rupa was elected at the TNCA's 87th Annual General Meeting in Chennai. <p></p> <p></p>As the filing of nominations came to a close on Wednesday evening, Rupa's was the only nomination filed for the post of president, whose election was announced on the floor of the house as per TNCA norms. <p></p> <p></p>The TNCA's Executive meeting on Sunday decided to hold the elections on Thursday. <p></p> <p></p>TNCA recently hit the headlines after unnamed officials, coaches and players in its franchise-based Tamil Nadu Premier League were accused of being involved in match-fixing. <p></p> <p></p>An inquiry is currently underway in the matter.