The USA Cricket Board and its Nominating & Governance Committee (NGC) are pleased to announce that the delayed 2020 USA Cricket elections will be held within the March-April 2022 time-frame.

Ganesh-Sanap, Suraj-Viswanathan, Atul-Rai, Kuljit-Singh-Nijjar
Pictured are four of the candidates, Suraj-Viswanathan (top-left), Ganesh-Sanap (top-right), Kuljit-Singh-Nijjar (bottom right) and Atul Rai (bottom-left).

These elections are for two different positions on the USA Cricket Board:

  1. Individual Director, which the individual members will be electing.
  2. Club Director, which the club members will be electing.
    A third position, Female Player Director, only has one candidate so there will be no election for the position. The Club Director and Individual Director terms are for a period of three years while the Female Player Director term is for a period of two years.

Names of the candidates for each position, originally announced by USA Cricket in April 2021, are included below:

Individual Director Candidates:
Anand Patel
Babu Venkatachalapathy
Ganesh Sanap
Kuljit-Singh Nijjar
Suraj Viswanathan

Club Director Candidates:
Ajith Bhaskar
Atul Rai
Nikhil Deshpande
Susheel Bhat

Female Player Director Candidates:
Nadia Gruny

Currently in the initial stage, the delayed election process is described below, with the final stage set to conclude in March-April of 2022:
• Stage 1: NGC collects and collates preliminary voter lists for the Club Director and Individual Director positions
• Stage 2: NGC publishes preliminary voter lists for peer review over a forthcoming two week period
• Stage 3: NGC considers all officially received peer review feedback and publishes the final voter lists after an audit review by an independent audit firm
• Stage 4: Candidates are given approximately three weeks for formal campaigning
• Stage 5: Election voting period of two weeks is provided for voters to cast their ballots with an independent election provider
• Stage 6: Votes are independently tabulated, with audited results announced within a week of the completion of the elections.
The NGC will provide relevant updates throughout each stage of the election process to ensure an equitable and transparent election for all seats.