New Delhi: Former captain of the Indian cricket team Sourav Ganguly may be discharged from the post of President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). According to the information, former cricketer Roger Binny can become the next president.
Roger Binny is currently serving as the President of the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA). He has been named in the electoral rolls of the BCCI draft ahead of elections to the cricket governing body of India.
Roger Binny is a member of the 1983 World Cup-winning team
A report in Sportstar said that Binny, a former India all-rounder and member of the 1983 World Cup winning team, may play a role in the BCCI, as he was named to represent Karnataka at the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM). . In Mumbai on October 18, the results of the elections will also be out on the same day.
Ganguly will represent Bengal Cricket Association
The report said, “Earlier, Santosh Menon of KSCA will represent KSCA at the BCCI AGM. But this time Binny will represent the Karnataka unit, while Sourav Ganguly will represent the Cricket Association of Bengal.”
Too early to say anything now: BCCI
The report said that with questions on Ganguly’s future as BCCI president, there is talk of former senior men’s selector Binny getting an important role. A BCCI source said in the report, “It is too early to predict anything right now. Nominations will be filed next week, only then things can become clear.”
Jay Shah will represent Gujarat Cricket Association
Current BCCI secretary Jay Shah is set to represent the Gujarat Cricket Association and treasurer Arun Dhumal has been nominated by the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association to represent the state body at the AGM.
Former BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary will represent Haryana, while current BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla will represent Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association.