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Roger Binny Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 7, 2019

Short Biography

Roger Binny was born on 19-07-1955 in Bengaluru in the state of Karnataka, India. He is an Indian Cricket Player & Cricket Coach.

Other Name: Roger Michael Humphrey Binny
Other Professions: Cricket Coach

Roger Binny Complete Bio & Career

Roger Binny’s full name is Roger Michael Humphrey Binny. He was a former Indian Cricket player who represented India in the decade of the 1980s. He was an important member of the team that won not just the 1983 World Cup in England but also the 1985’s World Championship of Cricket in Australia.
He rose to prominence after scoring 211 in a domestic match against Kerala. He along with Sanjay Desai shared an opening stand of 451. After which, he was called into the national side for his all round abilities. He made his Test debut against the arch-rivals Pakistan in Bangalore in 1979. He was handy with the bat scoring 46 runs but went wicket less. He came on his own in the third test of the series in Mumbai and sent back star batsmen like Zaheer Abbas, Javed Miandad, and Majid Khan and played a big role India winning that match by a huge margin of 131 runs.
Arguably the biggest moment of his cricketing career came in the 1983 World Cup where he played a huge rule in India’s winning campaign. He was tournament’s highest wicket taker with 18 scalps. After his form started fading, he was dropped from the side in 1987 and last played an international match for India in 1987 against Australia in Bangalore.
Post retirement, he served as a coach and was the coach of the Under-19 team that won the ICC U-19 World Cup in 2000. After which, he coached the Bengal side and later became an administrator at the KSCA (Karnataka State Cricket Association). He was appointed as a selector in 2012.

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Roger Binny Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is married to Cynthia and together the couple is blessed with four children's. Their son Stuart Binny is also a cricketer.

Son Stuart Binny

Life's Important Dates Of Roger Binny

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Bengaluru
Nationality Indian
Religion Christian
Address Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Test - 21 November 1979 v Pakistan
ODI - 6 December 1980 v Australia
Salary N/A
Net Worth $3 Million


Favorite Sport Cricket

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Roger Binny

  • He was the first Anglo Indian player to play Test cricket for India.
  • He was accused of nepotism when he named his son Stuart in the 2015 World Cup squad.
  • Though he was largely known as a bowler he was more than a handy batsman and averaged in mid-30s in first-class cricket.
  • He has on various occasions have opened the batting for his state side Karnataka.

Roger Binny Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

67 years, 4months, 16 days old age Roger Binny will turn 68 on 19 July, 2023. Only 7 months, 13 days, 3 hours,39 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Roger Binny has celebrated the total number of 67 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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