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Roger Binny

The full name of cricketer Roger Binny was Roger Michael Humphrey Binny. Born on 19th July 1955, Binny was an important member of the indian cricket team for a very long time. Binny was an allrounder and is best remembered for his performances in the 1983 world cup. He had a good time with both bat and bowl. He is also the first Anglo Indian to play for india.

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Career Overview

Roger binny made his debut in his home ground KCSA stadium in Bangalore against pakistan. Against the might of Imran Khan and Sarfaraz Nawaz, Binny scored a decent 46. Although Binny made his test debut first, he played more ODI's than test. He played 72 ODI's and 27 tests for india. In the bowling department, Binny was good in both tests and ODI's. He took 47 wickets in tests and 77 in ODI's. In the batting department, Binny scored at a relatively low average of 16.12 in ODI's and a somewhat better average of 23.05 in tests.

Career Highpoints

Roger binny's highest point of the career was that he was the highest wicket taker in the world cup in 1983. India went on to win the world cup and people still remember the contribution that Roger made to the team. He bowled very well with Madan Lal to help india achieve its only world cup.