Digital desk, Mumbai. The Cricket Board of Control in India has announced its new Chairman. Former Indian cricketer and member of the 1983 World Cup winning team Roger Binny has been announced as the new BCCI President. The decision was made at the BCCI Annual General Meeting held at the Taj Hotel in Mumbai on Tuesday afternoon. Roger Binny is the 36th person to serve as BCCI President. Before him, from the year 2019 until now, the former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly held this position.
Significantly, 67-year-old Roger Binny, the Chairman of the Karnataka State Cricket Association, was elected unopposed as BCCI Chairman as no one else had submitted nominations for the position. This choice by BCCI officials was in name only, as he would surely be elected president. Roger Binny will have to step down as Karnataka State Cricket Association Chairman as soon as he becomes BCCI Chairman.
He won the 1983 World Cup with an excellent game of bowling.
We tell you that Roger Binny started his career in 1979 in a test match against Pakistan played in Bangalore. He took 47 wickets and 830 runs in 27 Test matches in his career. He while he scored 77 wickets and 629 runs in 72 ODIs.
Roger Binny played an important role in India’s memorable World Cup victory in the year 1983. He took 18 wickets in 8 matches played in the World Cup. Binny was the highest ground taker in that World Cup.