BANGALORE: Former India captain Anil Kumble will be contesting for the Karnataka State Cricket Association's top job against current president Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, the Maharaja of Mysore, on November 21.
Former speedster Javagal Srinath is pitted against retired international umpire A V Jayaprakash, while Venkatesh Prasad and Roger Binny will contest for the vice-president's post.
Incidentally, the last time when there was an election at the Karnataka State Cricket Association, Maharaja had then defeated legendary batsman Gundappa Viswanath to enter the cricket administration.
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For secretary's post, it will be a three-way battle between Srinath, Jayprakash and Siddalingaswamy.
Jayprakash, who belongs to the Maharaja faction is also among the five from their group who are contesting for the vice-president's post.
Interestingly, Jayprakash has stood in a number of Test matches where the trio of Kumble, Srinath and Prasad have played.