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Roger Binny elected 36th BCCI President, replaces Sourav Ganguly


Jay Shah, son of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, will continue for a second term as the secretary of the BCCI.

Jay Shah, son of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, will continue for a second term as the secretary of the BCCI.

Former cricketer Roger Binny has been elected as the 36th President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India at the Annual General Meeting of India’s top cricket body. He replaces Sourav Ganguly, who held the post since 2019.

The 91st Annual General Meeting of the BCCI was held in Mumbai. Notably, Binny was the only candidate to have filed a nomination for the top post.

Jay Shah, son of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, will continue for a second term as the secretary of the Board.

Binny, 67, represented India in 27 Test matches and 72 ODIs. He was one of the architects of India’s 1983 World Cup triumph and president of Karnataka State Cricket Association. He previously served as a member of the BCCI selection committee.

He is the third Test cricketer to head the BCCI after Maharaja of Vizianagaram and Sourav Ganguly, whose term ended at the BCCI AGM.

Binny was elected unopposed at the AGM. It was also decided that BJP MLA Ashish Shelar would succeed Arun Dhumal as treasurer of the BCCI. Dhumal has been appointed as the next chairman of the Indian Premier League.

(With inputs from ANI)



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