Roger Binny as BCCI President : Roger Binny, former Indian cricketer and part of the 1983 World Cup winning squad is all set to take his seat as the President of the BCCI, replacing Sourav Ganguly. If reports are to be considered true, the upcoming Annual General Meeting on the 18th of October will end with Binny taking office as the BCCI President as there is only a single nomination for the post. It should be noted that this will be the first time a World Cup winner for India will be holding the post of the Board’s President.
After retiring from cricket, Roger Binny has had a number of jobs revolving around cricket. He has served as an in-house cricket expert for a number of news programs. In 2012, he became a member of the BCCI’s selection committee and was one of the selectors when the squad was announced for the 2015 Men’s ODI World Cup and currently heads the Karnataka State Cricket Association as President.
With his experience not just as an international cricketer but also as a very able administrator of the game, all the stakeholders have high hopes for Binny as the BCCI President as well, main areas of focus being the domestic circuit and the growth of women’s cricket.
Regarding the respective Post, Former BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said ” He has enjoyed his time as an administrator and will go on to do bigger things. No matter what I do in life, my days playing for India have been the best days of my life”.
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