On 18th October 2022, Roger Binny the Former Indian cricket team star and the acclaimed World Cup Winner was named the BCCI’s 36th president, replacing former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly since he held the same post for straight 3 years.
Where the Meeting Was Held?
This official announcement was made at the 91st Annual General Meeting of India’s top cricket body held in Mumbai.
Which Other Members Were Elected as BCCI’s New Office Bearers?
PRESIDENT Mr. Roger Binny
VICE PRESIDENT Mr. Rajeev Shukla
SECRETARY Mr. Jay Shah
JOINT SECRETARY Mr. Devajit Saikia
TREASURER Mr. Ashish Shelar
Along with this, Mr. MKJ Majumdar was elected to the Apex Council of the BCCI as a representative of the General Body. On the other hand, Mr. Arun Singh Dhumal and Mr. Avishek Dalmiya were two representatives elected to the Indian Premier League Governing Council.
How Sourav Ganguly has Reacted?
Since 2019, Ganguly has served as the board chief for three years buts somehow lost the support of their closest associates. Being known to be one of the finest batters, Sourav Ganguly has finally reacted to Roger being elected as the new president of the BCCI.
During the latest interview, Sourav Ganguly extend his good wishes to the newly elected president Roger Binny.
He said, “the new office-bearers are committed to taking the legacy forward. “I wish Roger (Binny) all the best. The new group will take this forward. BCCI is in great hands. Indian cricket is strong so I wish them all the luck,”
The Statement Given By BCCI Officials
Binny’s election as president was solely a formality since he was the sole nominee for the position. Former national selector reportedly was elected president of the Karnataka State Cricket Association.
Meanwhile, Jay Shah was again re-elected as BCCI board secretary.
Moreover, there wasn’t any explanation of the International Cricket Council’s chairmanship (ICC). The next ICC chairman would be chosen at the board meeting coming month in Melbourne.
What All You Need to Know About Roger Binny?
Roger Binny is an Indian veteran cricketer who took over as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after Sourav Ganguly.
Binny is considered one of the greatest for his outstanding bowling playing ability in the 1983 Cricket World Cup, during which he was the leading wicket-taker (18 wickets), as well as the 1985 World Series Cricket Championship in Australia, at which he reiterated this great achievement (17 wickets).