Roger Binny, a former star of the Indian cricket team and a part of the 1983 World Cup-winning team, was appointed as the 36th president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on October 18. The appointment of Binny, who will take over for former India captain Sourav Ganguly, was made public at the BCCI AGM in Mumbai.
The 67-year-old former star of the Indian cricket team was the sole person to submit a nomination for the position of BCCI president.
All of the upcoming office-bearers are expected to be elected without opposition, thus aside from Binny, the polls were merely a formality.
According to a BCCI statement, the following individuals were chosen to serve as the organization’s new office bearers: (a) President: Mr. Roger Binny (b) Vice President: Mr. Rajeev Shukla (c) Secretary: Mr. Jay Shah (d) Joint Secretary: Mr. Devajit Saikia (e) Treasurer: Mr. Ashish Shelar.
Binny said, “One representative of the General Body was elected in the Apex Council of the BCCI: (a) Mr. MKJ Majumdar. Two representatives in the Indian Premier League Governing Council were elected: (a) Mr. Arun Singh Dhumal; and (b) Mr. Avishek Dalmiya, ”
Binny served as the president of the Karnataka State Cricket Association during his latest stint, and he had previously been a senior selection committee member while Sandeep Patil was the chairman.