Roger Binny turns 68
India had won the first WC
New Delhi. Former India all-rounder Roger Binny has turned 68 today on 19 July. At an early age, Roger Binny used to be very interested in sports. He participated in sports like hockey, football in his schooling career. In the 1983 World Cup, Roger Binny was instrumental in helping India win the World Cup. At present, the BCCI has given him a special responsibility.
Roger Binny was India’s first Anglo-Indian cricketer, who played his debut Test match against Pakistan in 1979. The first match was nothing special for him. He could not take a single wicket against Pakistan. However, the next Test was amazing for him. He took 4 wickets in that match.
Did amazing in world cup 1983
Roger Binny was the highest wicket taker in the World Cup 1983. He took a total of 18 wickets in 8 matches in this tournament. His average was only 18.56 during this period. While the economy is only 3.81. He did the feat of taking 4 wickets in 1 match. In the final match against the West Indies, he took an important wicket for 23 runs in 10 overs.
BCCI has given important responsibility
After the removal of Sourav Ganguly from the post of President, BCCI made Roger Binny the new President of BCCI in the year 2022. He became the 36th President of BCCI and is working till now. Please tell that Roger Binny has participated in 27 Tests and 72 ODIs for India. During this, he has taken 47 and 77 wickets respectively. He has done the feat of taking 5 wickets in Tests twice.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 19, 2023, 08:11 IST