Obsession with BCCI The presidential election is getting bigger day by day. There are chances that incumbent Sourav Ganguly may not get a second term. The former left-handed batsman did quite well but the team did not win any ICC tournament which was conclusive.
The post of BCCI president is important not only for India but also for world cricket. According to reports, Jay Shah will be retained as BCCI secretary and others. Roger Bani appears to be the most likely candidate to become president. A billion people will be hoping that the team will get the ICC trophy under a new president.
Rajeev Shukla on Roger Bani
1983 World Cup winner Roger Binny has submitted nomination papers for the BCCI president post. Rajeev Shukla was seen talking to the media and was asked about Roger Binny. “I have filed nominations for the post of Vice President, Roger Bani for President, Jay Shah for Secretary and Ashish Sheller for Treasurer. Right now, all are unopposed. will be done Shukla said.
Roger has been a great asset
The former all-rounder was part of the selection panel in 2012. During this period, he was heavily criticized for including Stuart Binny in the Indian cricket team. During his tenure, India won the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 which was a huge achievement. But in 2014 and 2015, the team plunged into crisis.
There will be high hopes for him to take Indian cricket forward. There are going to be a lot of ICC tournaments from 2023 onwards where the workload of the players will have to be handled. There are chances that he will prefer Test cricket a bit more.
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