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Watch: Sachin Tendulkar, BCCI felicitate triumphant U19 Women’s T20 World Cup team in Ahmedabad | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Shafali Verma-led Indian team, which recently won the inaugural ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa, was on Wednesday felicitated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ahead of the third India-New Zealand T20I at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.Amid rousing cheers from the fans, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar along with BCCI secretary Jay Shah and president Roger Binny honoured the young brigade."I would like to congratulate you on this magnificent achievement. The entire nation will celebrate (the triumph) for years to come."For me, my cricketing dreams started in 1983 but by winning this World Cup, you have given birth to many dreams. It was a magnificent performance," Tendulkar said during the felicitation ceremony."The entire nation wil...
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Ethics Officer dismisses ‘Conflict of Interest’ complaint against BCCI president Roger Binny

Roger Binny, BCCI President. File | Photo Credit: R. Ragu The BCCI Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) Vineet Saran has "dismissed" the 'Conflict of Interest' case filed against BCCI president Roger Binny, stating that complainant Sanjeev Gupta's claims were devoid of any "merit". Gupta's contention in his complaint was that 1983 World Cup hero's daughter-in-law Mayanti Langer Binny working for Star Sports as an anchor amounts to having a contract with the BCCI and thus is a Conflict of Interest. Star Sports is the official broadcaster of Indian Premier League as well as Indian national team's home games along with all ICC events. Gupta, a former Apex Council member of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA), has been filing complaints against who's who of Indian cricket including Sachin ...
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Ethics Officer dismisses ‘Conflict of Interest’ complaint against BCCI president Roger Binny | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The BCCI Ethics Officer Justice (Retd) Vineet Saran has "dismissed" the 'Conflict of Interest' case filed against BCCI president Roger Binny, stating that complainant Sanjeev Gupta's claims were devoid of any "merit".Gupta's contention in his complaint was that 1983 World Cup hero's daughter-in-law Mayanti Langer Binny working for Star Sports as an anchor amounts to having a contract with the BCCI and thus is a Conflict of Interest.Star Sports is the official broadcaster of Indian Premier League as well as Indian national team's home games along with all ICC events.Gupta, a former Apex Council member of Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA), has been filing complaints against who's who of Indian cricket including Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman,...
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BCCI shortlists 20 players for 2023 ODI World Cup | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Stung by the team's 10-wicket thrashing at the hands of England in the T20 World Cup semi-final in Australia last year, the BCCI's top brass, with an eye on the World Test Championship and the ODI World Cup in India this year, has swung into action right away.On Sunday, January 1, the first day of 2023, Board secretary Jay Shah met India head coach Rahul Dravid, National Cricket Academy chairman VVS Laxman, Indian captain Rohit Sharma, outgoing chief selector Chetan Sharma for a 'review-cum roadmap' meeting at a five-star hotel here. BCCI president Roger Binny, who is currently holidaying in Australia, attended the meeting virtually.As per a reliable source who attended the meeting, the BCCI has shortlisted 20 players who will be part of the 2023 World Cup. At the review meeting...
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Yo-Yo test and Dexa to be part of selection criteria as BCCI increases focus on player fitness | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India's cricket board (BCCI) have decided to increase focus on player fitness ahead of the upcoming 2023 ODI World Cup, and on Sunday reintroduced the Yo-Yo test as one of the criteria for the selection of the Indian national team. Besides the Yo-Yo test, Dexa (bone scan test) has also been made part of the selection criteria. The BCCI took the decision in a high-profile review meeting in Mumbai. The meeting, which was pending since India's semi-final exit from the T20 World Cup in November, finally took place in the presence of BCCI president Roger Binny, honorary secretary Jay Shah, captain Rohit Sharma, coach Rahul Dravid, NCA chief VVS Laxman and selector Chetan Sharma."The Yo-Yo Test and Dexa will now be part of selection criteria and implemented in the customized roadma...
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Yo-Yo Test and Dexa will now be part of selection criteria, says BCCI post Indian team review meeting | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Amongst the key recommendations which have come from the senior men's team review meeting convened by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in Mumbai on Sunday, the yo-yo Test and Dexa will now be a part of the selection criteria.Apart from this, the emerging players will have to play a substantial domestic season to be eligible for selection to the national team. BCCI added that keeping in mind the Men's FTP and preparations for ICC CWC 2023, the NCA will work in tandem with the IPL Franchisees to monitor the targeted Indian players participating in the IPL 2023.The meeting was held ahead of the white-ball series against Sri Lanka, which begins from January 3 in Mumbai. It was in the process of being held after England thrashed India by ten wickets in the Men's T2...
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BCCI serves conflict of interest notice to its president Roger Binny | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: BCCI ethics officer Vineet Saran has served a conflict of interest notice to board president Roger Binny. PTI has learnt that Saran has asked Binny to file a written response by December 20 against the conflict of interest allegations levelled against him. The complainant, Sanjeev Gupta, has alleged that Binny is conflicted as his daughter-in-law works for Star Sports which has home season media rights for Indian cricket. "You are hereby informed that a complaint has been received under Rule 39(2)(b) of the Rules and Regulations of BCCI by the Ethics Officer, BCCI for breach of Rule 38 (1) (i) and Rule 38(2) of the said rules, constituting an instance of "conflict of interest" on your part. "You are directed to file your Written Response to the accompanying complaint on or be...
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BCCI serves conflict of interest notice to board president Roger Binny

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Roger Binny. | Photo Credit: PTI BCCI ethics officer Vineet Saran has served a conflict of interest notice to board president Roger Binny.PTI has learnt that Saran has asked Binny to file a written response by December 20 against the conflict of interest allegations levelled against him.The complainant, Sanjeev Gupta, has alleged that Binny is conflicted as his daughter-in-law works for Star Sports which has home season media rights for Indian cricket."You are hereby informed that a complaint has been received under Rule 39(2)(b) of the Rules and Regulations of BCCI by the Ethics Officer, BCCI for breach of Rule 38 (1) (i) and Rule 38(2) of the said rules, constituting an instance of "conflict of interest" on your part."You are dir...
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Each captain has a different way of operating, says BCCI chief Roger Binny | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: BCCI president Roger Binny on Friday refused to compare the captaincy of current skipper Rohit Sharma with the likes of Kapil Dev and Mahendra Singh Dhoni, saying each one of them had a different way of leading the national team. "Rohit is an experienced player. He has played so many matches and been in so many situations. Everyone has a different approach. Dhoni is totally different, you can't compare him, Kapil or Gavaskar. Each one has a different way of how they operate," he said. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 90th annual day of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association here, the former India cricketer said if the openers provided a strong start there was a better chance of the team winning matches. "The powerplay is one of the important areas. I think the openers ...
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BCCI nominee likely to head ICC’s finance and commercial affairs committee | Cricket News – Times of India

MELBOURNE: The BCCI representative in the all powerful ICC Board is likely to head the Finance and Commercial Affairs (F&CA) committee of the global cricket body. While BCCI hadn't yet made it official, secretary Jay Shah looks likely to be Indian representative at the decision making ICC board unless he decides to send Roger Binny there and remain a part of the Chief Executives Committee. The F&CA committee is the most important of all the subsidiary committees of ICC and for some years, BCCI representatives weren't a part of it till former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly became its member. "If Jay is representing the BCCI in the ICC Board, then he will automatically be part of F&CA committee. But India has not been heading the F&CA for a long time and it's BCCI's turn to...
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Can’t have Bumrah breaking down 10 days before World Cup: Roger Binny

Newly elected BCCI president Roger Binny on Thursday reiterated that there was a pressing need to address players getting injured frequently, saying “you can’t have a Jasprit Bumrah breaking down 10 days before the World Cup”. Bumrah was ruled out of the T20 World Cup with a back injury three days before the Indian team was to fly out for Australia. With Mohammad Shami battling COVID-19 at the same time, the BCCI waited till the 11th hour for him to get fully fit before being named as Bumrah’s replacement. Binny had also touched upon this topic after taking charge as the BCCI chief on Tuesday. “We need to address why and how are players are getting injured so badly. We need to address why they are breaking down so easily. Not just now but also in the last four five years,” Binny said at...
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Can’t have Jasprit Bumrah breaking down 10 days before T20 World Cup: Roger Binny | Cricket News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Newly elected BCCI president Roger Binny on Thursday reiterated that there was a pressing need to address players getting injured frequently, saying "you can't have a Jasprit Bumrah breaking down 10 days before the World Cup". Bumrah was ruled out of the T20 World Cup with a back injury three days before the Indian team was to fly out for Australia. With Mohammad Shami battling COVID-19 at the same time, the BCCI waited till the 11th hour for him to get fully fit before being named as Bumrah's replacement. Binny had also touched upon this topic after taking charge as the BCCI chief on Tuesday. "We need to address why and how are players are getting injured so badly. We need to address why they are breaking down so easily. Not just now but also in the last four five years," Bi...
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India need govt clearance to travel to other countries, can’t take decisions on our own: Roger Binny on Asia Cup issue

BCCI president Roger Binny on Thursday said that the government has to clear which country the Indian team travels to and the board can’t take decisions on its own. Binny said this when he was posed with a question on the recent decision of India to not travel to Pakistan for the 2023 Asia Cup. “That isn’t our call. We can’t say where our team has to go. We need to take clearance from Govt if we leave the country, or other countries come here. We can’t take that decision on our own, we’ve to rely on govt,” Binny said as quoted by ANI. The BCCI had made it clear on Tuesday that the Indian team won’t go across the border for the Asia Cup and it is now likely to be held at a neutral venue. BCCI secretary Jay Shah, who started a second term in office on Tuesday, said the Asia Cup – to be s...
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Binny inspires hopes of a return to decency and decorum 

Change is often accompanied by hope. When Sourav Ganguly became president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, there was hope. Hope that a Test cricketer would set things right after the BCCI had been embroiled in court cases and conflict of interest issues. Hope that someone outside of the board’s political system would help drive the reforms laid down by the Supreme Court and the Lodha Commission. Hope that domestic cricketers had someone in their corner.In the end, none of this happened. Ganguly’s main interest seemed to be Ganguly. He was entangled in conflict of interest himself — endorsing a fantasy cricket league that was a rival to one of the BCCI’s official sponsors. He helped dilute the Lodha reforms along with the BCCI secretary, Jay Shah, son of India’s Home Ministe...
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We wish to get to the bottom of why players are suffering injuries frequently: Roger Binny | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: In his first interaction with the media after succeeding former India skipper Sourav Ganguly as the new BCCI president, India's 1983 World Cup winner Roger Binny spelled out his top priority for now: investigating why India's premier pacers are breaking down frequently. Just before the T20 World Cup, India suffered a big blow when they lost key pacers, Jasprit Bumrah and Deepak Chahar, to injuries. Being a seamer himself, Binny knows how fragile fast bowlers' bodies are, and what can be done to ensure they remain injury-free. "We will look to improve on what we can do to reduce the injuries to players. Bumrah got injured just before the World Cup, which affects the whole plan," Binny said after being elected unopposed as the new BCCI chief, with the new set of office-bearers by ...
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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 ...
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Meet new BCCI president Roger Binny: Railway guard’s son, World Cup winner, dog-rescuer, loves fishing but doesn’t rock the boat

When Roger Binny was in his early 20s, Hemu Adhikari, the former all-rounder turned coach, spotted a peculiarity in the young medium pacer’s bowling action during a summer camp in Mumbai. In his pre-delivery stride, Binny’s non-landing foot pointed backwards – a habit from his javelin throwing days. Old school army man Adhikari tried his best to reposition the foot. He first tapped Binny’s ankle, later even tied bamboo strips. But nothing worked. “After a week or 10 days they said go back to the old thing. It was a natural movement for me. I had been bowling thousands of balls before that. I knew what worked for me,” Binny recalls. “Patience is one of my virtues,” says the 1983 World Cup winner, known to speak his mind but unlikely to rock the boat. Roger Binny has been a keen angle...
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Roger Binny to be elected 36th BCCI president but questions remain on ICC chairmanship | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: The issue of ICC chairmanship will be up for discussion when the BCCI holds its Annual General Meeting (AGM), where former India cricketer Roger Binny will replace Sourav Ganguly as the new Board President on Tuesday. The election of the next set of office-bearers will be a mere formality as all are set to be elected unopposed. However, the members will deliberate if the BCCI should field a candidate for the ICC chair or support incumbent Greg Barclay for a second term. The last date for filing the nominations for the ICC top job is October 20. The ICC Board will meet from November 11-13 in Melbourne. The much-debated exit of Ganguly from the BCCI has already garnered attention not just in sporting but in political arena too and it will be interesting to see if the former skippe...
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Maybe I’ll go on to do bigger things: Sourav Ganguly | Cricket News – Times of India

'Many good things in 3 years as board president'KOLKATA: Sourav Ganguly seems to have reconciled with the inevitable. With five days of his tenure as the BCCI president still remaining, he is already referring to it in the past tense. "I was the CAB president for five years. Then I was the Board president for three years," he said at a promotional event, while reflecting on his days as an administrator. "In these three years, so many good things have happened. We had IPL during the Covid pandemic, such difficult times for all of us. We won the U-19 World Cup. The broadcast rights went for an all-time high. And, I wish the senior women team had won the Commonwealth Games gold, they could have beaten Australia. These were great moments for me as an administrator," he said. The reference c...
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Can’t remain administrator forever: Sourav Ganguly

After remaining silent for a couple of days after his tenure as BCCI president was not renewed, former India skipper Sourav Ganguly responded by saying he “can’t be an administrator forever”. As Ganguly’s term as BCCI president comes to an end, political parties in West Bengal are alleging foul play by the BJP. Pointing to how Ganguly had been courted by the BJP ahead of the 2021 Assembly elections, they have alleged that the former India skipper was paying the price for saying no to the BJP. Roger Binny, a member of the 1983 World Cup-winning Indian team, filed his nomination for the post of BCCI president on Tuesday and is set to get the top job unopposed when the Board holds its Annual General Meeting on October 18. It is believed that Ganguly was keen on continuing as BCCI presiden...