'Want To Primarily Focus On Two Things…': Roger Binny's Big Statement As BCCI President

'Want To Primarily Focus On Two Things…': Roger Binny's Big Statement As BCCI President

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1983 World Cup winner Roger Binny, on Tuesday, was officially elected as BCCI President after the governing body’s 91st Annual General Meeting in Mumbai. Photo: Getty Images

'Want To Primarily Focus On Two Things...': Roger Binny's Big Statement As BCCI President

Binny, regarded as one the finest cricketers of his generation, replaced former India skipper Sourav Ganguly for the top job. Ganguly was elected as BCCI chief in October 2019. Photo: Getty Images

'Want To Primarily Focus On Two Things...': Roger Binny's Big Statement As BCCI President

Following the mega announcement, Roger Binny gave a big statement as BCCI President. He asserted to work on injuries affecting team India’s plans and pitches across the nation. Photo: Getty Images 

'Want To Primarily Focus On Two Things...': Roger Binny's Big Statement As BCCI President

“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,” Binny was quoted as saying by ANI. Photo: Getty Images

'Want To Primarily Focus On Two Things...': Roger Binny's Big Statement As BCCI President

Roger Binny, now the 36th president of the BCCI, in his career played 27 Tests and 72 ODIs for the Indian cricket team during which he bagged 47 and 77 wickets, respectively. Photo: Getty Images

'Want To Primarily Focus On Two Things...': Roger Binny's Big Statement As BCCI President

Binny was a part of Kapil Dev-led Indian squad that defeated tournament favorites West Indies to win the 1983 World Cup title. He played a crucial role in India’s win, being the highest wicket-taker at the end of the tournament. Photo: Getty Images 

'Want To Primarily Focus On Two Things...': Roger Binny's Big Statement As BCCI President

Notably, BCCI, in its AGM, officially gave its approval to the Women’s Indian Premier League (IPL) which will start from next year. Photo: Getty Images

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