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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed Roger Binny as the new chairman of India’s apex cricket board on 18 October 2022. One of the finest batsmen of his generation, Sourav Ganguly has served BCCI as the Board President for three years. Former Team India cricketer Binny has officially replaced Sourav Ganguly as the new President of BCCI at the Annual General Meeting in Mumbai. Roger Binny has also been a member of the 1983 ODI World Cup-winning cricket team. After being made the 36th President of BCCI, Roger said that he will pay more attention to two things, his first task is to protect the players from injury and the second task is to get the players to practice the pitch in every condition.
Roger Binny Biography
- Name – Roger Binny
- Full Name – Roger Michael Humphrey Binny
- Date of birth – 19 July 1955
- Place of Birth – Bangalore, Mysore, India
- Age – 67 Years (2022)
- Religion – Hindu
- Famous for – 83 World Cup Winner Team Members
- Profession – Former Indian Cricketer
- Betting – Right Handed
- Bowling – Right Arm
- Role – All-Rounder
- ODI match – Australia vs India in Melbourne (December 1980)
- Test Match – India vs Pakistan in Bangalore (November 1979)
- Test Match – India vs Pakistan in Bangalore (March 1987)
- ODI Match – India vs Australia at Chennai (October 1987)
- College Montfort School, Yercaud, Tamil Nadu
- Joseph’s Indian High School, Bangalore
- Germain High School, Bangalore
Nationality – Indian
Zodiac Sign – Aquarius
Languages - English, Kannada
Present Address – Bangalore
About Roger Binny
Roger Binny is a former Indian all-rounder who is the first Anglo-Indian cricketer from India, who was a key member of the 1983 World Cup-winning Indian cricket team (1983 Indian Cricket Team). He has played an important role in the World Cup. The Indian team performed tremendously in the captainship of former cricketer Kapil Dev and got India the World Cup trophy for the first time. Roger Binny was the highest wicket-taker in this match. He played 27 Tests and 72 ODIs for India. He became the coach of Indian Under-19 in the year 2000 and in his presence, India won the Under-19 World Cup. He has also been the coach of the Bengal cricket team and selector of the Indian cricket team. Presently serving as the 36th President of BCCI. His son (roger binny’s son) Stuart Binny is also an all-rounder cricketer. Currently, Roger is 67 years old.
Roger Binny family
- Wife’s Name – Cynthia
- Son’s Name – Stuart Terrence Roger Binny (Indian Cricketer)
- Daughters Name – Lisa, Laura
- Daughter-in-law – Mayanti Langer (Sports Journalist)
Roger Binny Career
- Roger Binny was a part of the 1983 World Cup-winning team, which played 27 Tests and 72 ODIs for India. Not only the World Cup, but he was also a part of the Indian team that won the Cricket World Championship in 1985.
- Roger first came into the limelight when he scored 211 runs against Kerala, in which he shared an opening wicket partnership of 451 runs with cricketer Sanjay Desai in 1977/78. Played a Test match against Pakistan in the year 1979, he scored 46 runs in the first innings but did not take any wickets in the whole match.
- Roger was an all-rounder batsman and a good fielder, but his bowling kept him in the Indian team. His ability to swing the ball both ways in the match was a panacea for the team.
- In his third Test match in Mumbai in 1979, he wreaked havoc in his first innings against Pakistan by dismissing Zaheer Abbas, Javed Miandad, and Majid Khan early and India won by 131 runs.
- The wickets of Desmond Haynes, Gordon Greenidge, and Vivian Richards were taken for fewer runs in the very first match against West Indies in Ahmedabad in 1983. India had to face defeat in this match due to the brilliant bowling of Michael Holding in the last over.
- In the second Test against England at Headingley in 1986, his 7/58 led India to a 2–0 lead in the 3-match series. And playing against Pakistan at the Eden Gardens in 1987, Roger scored 6/56 in his first innings including a 4/9 spell.
- In the first Test against Pakistan in 1983, he scored an unbeaten 83 in his hometown Bangalore and put on 155 runs for the seventh wicket with Madan Lal. Their partnership helped India score 275 runs in the first innings, which was also where Roger played his last Test match, apart from making his Test debut in Bengaluru.
- The best period of Roger’s cricket career was the 1983 World Cup. He played an important role in this match. Because he was the first bowler to take the highest wicket of this tournament, who took 18 wickets in his name.
- Roger is currently the President of the Karnataka State Cricket Association. And appeared as a cricket expert for NewsX during the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.
- He was on the selector panel of BCCI in September 2012 and was elected as the President of BCCI after the completion of Sourav Ganguly’s tenure on 18 October 2022.
Roger Binny Net Worth
By the year 2022, Roger Binny’s net worth is 1 to 5 million US dollars.