Roger Binny - 83 World Cup Highest Wicket Taker

Roger Michael Humphrey Binny was Born on 19 July 1955 in Bangalore, Karnataka. He is a right-handed batter and a right-arm fast-medium bowler. He played a major role in the victory of the 1983 World cup.

Do you know Roger Michael Humphrey Binny is the first-ever Anglo-Indian to play Cricket for India??

Binny was a great all-rounder, whether you send him as an opener, or in the middle order, he would do wonders. During the 1983 world cup Binny took 18 wickets which was the highest number of wickets taken by any player. In the 1985 World Series Cricket Championship held in Australia Binny took 17 wickets setting records.

Binny did his Test debut on 21 November 1979 against Pakistan and his last Test on 13 march 1987 against Pakistan. He played a total of 27 test matches with 830 runs and an average of 23.06. He took a total of 47 wickets in Test matches with an average of 32.64.

He played his first ODI Match on 6 December 1980 against Australia and his last ODI match on 9 October 1987 against Australia. During his ODI career, he played a total of 72 test matches with 629 runs and an average of 16.13. He took a total of 77 wickets in Test matches with an average of 29.35.

Binny is now a member of the Karnataka State Cricket Association’s Office Bearers (KSCA). During the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, he served as the in-house cricket analyst for national television station NewsX. 

Binny was selected to the five-member selection panel of the Board of Control for Cricket in India on September 27, 2012.

Film 83, which is based on India’s maiden world cup victory in 1983 at Lord’s where Nishant Dahiya is playing the role of Roger Binny. The film was recently released on 24 December 2021.

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