1983 World Cup Winning Team Member Roger Binny As New BCCI President

Roger Binny took over from former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly at the BCCI’s annual general meeting.

Roger Binny New BCCI President: Member of India’s 1983 World Cup winning team and former cricketer Roger Binny has been appointed as the President of the Board of Control for India. So, Rajiv Shukla continues as the Chairman of BCCI. Roger Binny took over from former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly at the BCCI’s annual general meeting. Also, Roger Binny has become the 36th president of BCCI. It was almost certain that Roger Binny would be entrusted with the responsibility of the BCCI president. The election of the BCCI president was held as a mere formality.

Roger Binny’s Cricket Career –

roger binny Career

All-rounder Roger Binny represented the Indian team from 1979 to 1987. Roger Binny has scored 830 runs in 27 Test matches. 629 runs have been scored in 72 ODI matches. He has scored five half-centuries in Tests and one half-century in ODI cricket.Roger Binny has taken 11 catches in Tests and 12 in ODIs. Roger Binny has taken 47 wickets in 27 Tests. He has taken 77 wickets in 72 ODIs. Roger Binny was a key part of the 1983 World Cup winning team. Roger Binny took the most wickets in this World Cup.

The following members were elected as the new Office Bearers of the BCCI:

1) President: Roger Binny

2) Vice President: Rajeev Shukla

3) Secretary: Jay Shah

4) Joint Secretary: Devajit Saikia

5) Treasurer: Ashish Shelar

BCCI Presidents who were Test players-

- Maharaj Kumar Vizianagaram (1954-1956)
- Shivlal Yadav (2014)+
- Saurav Ganguly (2019-2022)
- Roger Binny (2022-)

Sourav Ganguly reacts after dropping out of BCCI president race

Sourav Ganguly

After dropping out of the race for the new BCCI president, former India cricketer Sourav Ganguly had said, “He has played a long game as an administrator and now his focus is on other things. I have been an administrator for a long time. But now I am moving on with my life. I played for Team India for 15 years, it will be the best time of my life. I was also the president of BCCI. Now my focus is on doing something big.

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