BCCI President, the man chosen unopposed is Roger Binny, the cricketer who took the most wickets during India’s successful 1983 World Cup campaign. He was formally chosen as the 36th president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). He was selected un opposed At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday in Mumbai.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly’s three-year term as board chairman came to an end, and Binny took his position. Ganguly will now compete for the top position in the Bengal Cricket Association.
Jay Shah, the secretary, Ashish Shelar, the treasurer, Rajeev Shukla, the vice president, and Devajit Saikia were all unanimously chosen to serve as BCCI office holders (joint secretary). In addition to Avishek Dalmiya, outgoing treasurer Arun Dhumal was chosen for the IPL governing council. Brijesh Patel’s position as IPL chairman has been filled by Dhumal.
“The members of the General Body appreciated the efforts of the outgoing office bearers, IPL Governing Council Chairman and members, and Councillors for the work undertaken in their term,” said the BCCI in a statement.
BCCI President Roger Binny and his team
The election of the new set of office-bearers was a formality as all were elected unapposed.
Binny, who represented India in 27 Tests and 72 ODIs, has also served as a member of the national selection committee.
The right-arm medium pacer’s performance in the 1983 World Cup is what people most recall about him. He was also a useful hitter further down the order. Binny finished the competition with the most wickets (18), and his contribution to the Kapil Dev-led Indian team winning their first global championship was crucial.
The International Cricket Council’s presidency, however, was not a topic of conversation (ICC). At the next board meeting in Melbourne, the new ICC chairman will be chosen. “The office-bearers will make the decision about who would represent India at the ICC. The ICC chairmanship was not discussed. Everything on the agenda was covered, “An AGM participant from a state unit confirmed to Agency.