As circulating in the news for the past few weeks, Saurvav Ganguly leaves the seat of BCCI president to the former team India cricketer Roger Binny. At the BCCI AGM meeting held in Mumbai, Binny finally took over as the president of BCCI. The 1983 World Cup winner Roger Binny ascended to the post on 18th October while Jay Shah continues to serve as the secretary.
The unanimously elected personnel in some most prestigious places are Jay Shah, Ashish Shelar (treasurer), Devajit Saikia (Joint Secretary), and Rajeev Shukla (vice president). In addition, Arun Dhumal, the outgoing treasurer, will be the new chairman of IPL.
Binny was the highest wicket-taker of the 1983 World Cup campaign. Hence, Binny was the most capable contender to unopposed win this place. Binny has played 27 tests and 72 ODIs as a cricketer. He also played in the 1983 World Cup, in which India was victorious.
Following the retirement of Saurav Ganguly, the former captain of team India, he is set to reprise his seat as the president of CAB. he is currently contesting to take his previous seat as the president of CAB.