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Roger Binny Becomes The President Of BCCI

Former all-rounder Roger Binny has become the 36th President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Binny was elected President on Tuesday at the Board’s AGM. He will replace Sourav Ganguly.

BCCI’s AGM took place at Taj Hotel in Mumbai. Secretary Jay Shah, former President Sourav Ganguly, Vice President Rajiv Shukla, Treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal, and Roger Binny were also present in the meeting.

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Roger Binny was the only candidate

Binny, 67, was the only candidate to file for nomination for the post of BCCI President. He won the election unopposed. Binny had been the president of the Karnataka State Cricket Association in his recent tenure and will now step down from the state body once he becomes the BCCI president.

Won India Under-19 Cup in 2000

Roger Binny has held many positions in Indian cricket. In the year 2000, Binny won the World Cup as the coach of the Indian Under-19 cricket team. After this, Binny became the head coach of the West Bengal team in 2007.

Roger Binny became the selector of the Indian cricket team in 2012 after being part of the management team of the Karnataka Cricket Association.

son following father’s path

After seeing the glory of Roger Binny, his son Stuart Binny also followed in his footsteps. Like his father, Stuart Binny made his cricket career as an all-rounder. Stuart Binny played in IPL for Mumbai, Bangalore, and Rajasthan teams. In addition, Stuart played 6 Tests, 14 ODIs, and 3 T20 matches for the Indian cricket team.

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