1983 World Cup winner Roger Binny was elected unopposed as the 36th president of BCCI. The extravagant off-roader has been selected for a 3-year term. Binny was part of the selection panel in 2012 and was heavily criticized for giving Stuart Binny a chance.
Former President Sourav Ganguly would be somewhat disappointed as he would not be able to continue for another 3 years. The former captain made the Indian Test cricket team a force to be reckoned with. But the 2021 debacle would hurt him badly as the team showed no intention.
Roger Binny on injuries
In his first interaction with the media, Roger Binny made some interesting statements. “We will look to improve what we can do to reduce player injuries. Bumrah got injured just before the World Cup, which affects the whole plan.” Binny said.
“Players who are frequently injured are a concern and we want to get to the bottom of this and see how it can be improved.
“We have to sit down and discuss what is going on. We have excellent coaches, physios and other experts. But we have to talk to them and find out why so many players get injured.” Binny added.
conundrum for management
Within a week, once again there is a match between India and Pakistan. The men in blue would be aware of the loss against Pakistan in 2021 T20 WC, where they were thoroughly outclassed. This time, the Indian team seems to be well prepared for the contest. India has not lost a single series apart from the 2022 Asia Cup.
Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid would be in a state of dilemma over which player to leave out. Shami and Harshal are able to win the match for India. Shami knows Australian conditions quite well as he was a part of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, while Harshal has been quite successful since the 2021 T20 World Cup.
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