Vinod Phadke wins Goa Cricket Association presidential election

Out of the 110 clubs, 98 participated in the voting that took place this morning which saw Vinod Phadke securing 96 votes

Panaji: Jul 22, 2012

Vinod Phadke was elected as the president of the Goa Cricket Association(GCA), defeating Sashikant Sardessai by a wide margin.

Out of the 110 clubs, 98 participated in the voting that took place this morning which saw Phadke securing 96 votes while Sardessai got only two votes.

All the 15 members of Phadke’s panel contesting for the managing committee posts also got elected.

Talking to reporters after the counting, Phadke said that his first priority would be to build an international cricket stadium in Goa.

“If things go in right direction, work on the stadium will start within three months,” stated Phadke, who has been appointed as manager of the Indian team for the Junior World Cup to be held in Queensland, Australia in August.(PTI)