Bassarath holds on to leadership of TTCB

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Bassarath holds on to leadership of TTCB

With a vote of 34, Azim Bassarath managed to retain his post as president of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board.

During an executive election on Saturday, Bassarath defeated his lone competitor Surujdath Mahabir 34-15 and will now serve another four years.

This will be Bassarath’s fifth term as president.
He has been at the helm of local cricket since 2009.

Arjoon Ramlal also retained his post as first vice-president, receiving 23 votes as compared to former TT and West Indies leg-spinner, and ex-West Indies Players’ Association president Dinanath Ramnarine, who got 19, and Shareda Mohammed, seven.

Kerwin John ran uncontested for second vice-president while Parasram Singh will serve another term as third vice-president.

The other key positions included:
Altaf Baksh, who was voted TTCB general secretary.
Kiswah Chaitoo, who was elected as treasurer, along with Joseph Sam Phillip, Stephen Ramkissoon, Kelvin Mohammed, Ann Browne-John and Anderson Ramdath, who were all elected as executive members.