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Sourav Ganguly makes remarks on the newly appointed BCCI President Roger Binny

The announcement is finally official. We have been hearing and reading several rumors but now it has been confirmed. Roger Binny is officially announced as the new President of BCCI.

This means that he will replace the former Indian Captain and hot candidate to retain his seat, Sourav Ganguly.

Everyone knows that Ganguly did not want to leave his position. Especially after the supreme court of India ruled in the favor of BCCI personals, allowing them to have a second term.

But due to some reasons, basically inner conflicts in the board, Ganguly couldn’t do that. And the elections went ahead as planned and Karnataka Cricket Association’s candidate Roger Binny became the new President of BCCI.

Ganguly’s statement on Roger Binny’s appointment

His appointment was made official on Monday’s AGM that took place in Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai. In that meeting the departing President Ganguly expressed his final thoughts on the appointment of Binny.

“I wish Roger (Binny) all the best. The new group will take this forward. The BCCI is in great hands. Indian cricket is strong so I wish them all the luck,” said Ganguly to ANI. Ganguly was named BCCI President in 2019 and occupied the chair for almost three years.

Roger Binny announces his intentions to bring forth great reforms

The newly elected President has had his task cut out. Considering the condition of Players in Indian team and their frequent Injury time, Binny has made it clear that he will go down to the root of the issue.

“As the BCCI president, I want to primarily focus on 2 things. First is the prevention of injuries to the players. Jasprit Bumrah got injured just before the World Cup, which affects the whole plan. Second, I want to focus on the pitches in the country,” said Binny reports Times Now.

Roger Binny has been a driving force of Indian Cricket. He was a part of the 1983 World Cup winning squad along with 1985 Champions Trophy victors as well. He was the highest wicket tacker in both the tournaments.

In accordance to that, Binny also served as the chief selector of the Indian team between 2012 to 2015. This means that he knows his way around the BCCI office and will bring forth great reform.

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