Former Indian cricketer Roger Binny has become the new chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. He has been elected unopposed as the President of BCCI. Binny has replaced former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly. He will be the 36th President of BCCI. He was the only candidate for the position.
No one had nominated except him. After becoming the president, Binny has also given his priority. As BCCI President, I mainly want to focus on two things. The first is the prevention of players’ injuries. Jasprit Bumrah got injured just before the World Cup, which affects the whole plan.
Second, I want to focus on the country’s pitches. At the same time, Sourav Ganguly has given his best wishes to Roger Binny and said that the new group will take it forward. BCCI is in good hands. Indian cricket is strong so I wish them all the best.
Roger Binny is 67 years old
Roger Binny, 67, was born in Karnataka. He is the first Anglo-Indian to play for India. In 1979, he made his debut against Pakistan. He played his last match against Australia on 9 October 1987. In his international cricket, Binny scored 2870 runs in 27 Test matches and took 47 wickets.
At the same time, Roger Binny scored 29 and 57 runs in 72 ODIs. He also has 77 wickets in his account. He was also part of the World Cup team that made India world champions in 1983. Binny played 8 World Cup matches in which he took the highest 18 wickets.
Roger Binny has held many important positions. Apart from this, when He was in the selector’s team in BCCI, his tenure came under controversy. At the same time, his son Stuart Binny was selected in the Indian cricket team. After the controversy, Binny had said that he had walked out of the meeting when his son’s name came up for selection. However, his son’s career also lasted as long as he was in the selection team.