Roger Binny

  • KSCA to honour cricket legends in platinum year August 9, 2013

    Bangalore: As one of the oldest sports organisations in the country, the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) will honour some of the game's legends next week to mark its platinum jubilee year in this tech hub. "We have lined up a series of events to celebrate 75 years of our service...
  • 1983 WC win gave new dimension to Indian cricket: Kapil Dev June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Kapil Dev relived some of the moments of the 1983 World Cup triumph as India on Tuesday celebrated 30 years of their most famous win. Kapil, who led India to the win, along with his team-mates Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri, the youngest man in the team, walked down...
  • New table-top cricket ground in Wayanad November 17, 2012

    Wayanad: A brand new cricket ground in the hilly district of Wayanad near Sulthan Battery located about 900 metres above sea level has become the second such facility in the country, after the stadium at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh. "Wow, this is beautiful and it could well go on to...
  • The lowdown on India's new selection panel September 27, 2012

    After much speculation and deliberation, the Indian board has unveiled their revamped five-man national selection committee. Here we take a look at the five most important men in the BCCI. Sandeep Patil(West Zone) Patil, 56, was a dashing middle-order batsman from Mumbai who played 29 Tests and 45 ODIs for India....
  • Sandeep Patil named BCCI selection panel head September 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Former India batsman Sandeep Patil has been named head of the national selection committee panel, replacing the outgoing chief of selectors Kris Srikkanth and beating another former team-mate, Mohinder Amarnath, to the post. The decision to name Patil was taken by the BCCI at its AGM in Mumbai on...
  • Some of Amarnath's selection decisions were debatable September 25, 2012

    More than 12 contenders have lined up to be part of the new selection panel to be picked up this weekend. ...
  • Meet the BCCI's selection panel contenders September 25, 2012

    More than a dozen contenders have lined up to be part of the new selection panel. Will Amarnath face the axe, and is Dalmiya facing a mutiny? ...
  • Binny likely to be next chief selector August 21, 2012

    New Delhi: When Mohinder Amamrnath became the national selector last year, it was believed that he would take over the reins of a chief selector from Kris Srikkanth in October 2012. Srikkanth and other selectors Narendra Hirwani, Surendra Bhave and Raja Venkat will complete their four years term as national...
  • KSCA opens new cricket academy June 19, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) opened a new cricket academy at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium premises on Monday to nurture the young talent of the state at the grassroots level. The academy was inaugurated by Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda while former India cricketers like GR Viswanath,...
  • Dravid's mother engraves Karnataka cricketers in mural October 6, 2008

    Bangalore: A massive mural of 45x20 feet created by Pushpa Dravid, mother of former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid, with portraits of six famous cricketers of Karnataka was unveiled on Monday at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. Engraved in terra cotta and fibre, the tall, orange coloured mural has action postures of Karnataka's six...
  • India's 1983 World Cup winning team up for honour June 3, 2008

    Bangalore: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will honour the victorious Indian team of 1983 World Cup to mark the 25th anniversary of a historic win scripted by Kapil Dev and his team. As part of events to celebrate the memorable event, the BCCI will felicitate the winning...