Studies: Roger Binny frontrunner to succeed Sourav Ganguly as BCCI president

Sourav Ganguly. (Photograph Supply: PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP through Getty Photos)

It has been reported that Sourav Ganguly may not be the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) president going ahead as he’s supposedly set to get replaced by the legendary pacer Roger Binny. Binny is at the moment serving because the president of the Karnataka State Cricket Affiliation (KSCA).

In keeping with studies, the 1983 World Cup-winner might get a job within the BCCI after being named the Karnataka consultant on the nationwide cricket board’s upcoming Annual Common Assembly (AGM) that’s scheduled to be held on October 18 in Mumbai.

Whereas Binny is ready to characterize the KSCA this time round, Ganguly can be a representing the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB). On the similar time, the studies additionally added that it’s too early to foretell something as of now and there’ll solely be a readability as soon as the nominations are filed subsequent week.

“Earlier, KSCA’s Santosh Menon would characterize the KSCA within the BCCI AGM. However Binny will characterize Karnataka unit this time, whereas Sourav Ganguly will characterize the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal,” acknowledged a report within the Sportstar.

“It’s too early to foretell something. The nominations shall be filed subsequent week, solely then issues might be clear,” a BCCI supply was quoted as saying within the report.

In the meantime the present office-bearers within the BCCI, together with secretary Jay Shah and treasurer Arun Dhumal would even be contesting the elections. Whereas Shah will characterize the Gujarat Cricket Affiliation, Dhumal shall be representing the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Affiliation (HPCA). 

The BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla shall be representing the Uttar Prasdesh Cricket Affiliation. Ex-treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary shall be part of the Haryana Cricket Affiliation whereas Ashish Shelar wil be standing for the MCA i.e. the Mumbai Cricket Affiliation.

Other than these candidates, former ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar’s son Adwait shall be a consultant of the Vidarbha Cricket Affiliation.

The BCCI elections shall be held for the next roles- President, vice-president, secratary, joint-secretary, and, the treasurer. The nominations for the mentioned positions have to be filed by October 11 and 12.