Roger Binny and Captains of Maharaja Trophy hoist National Flag to celebrate India’s 75th Independence Day
India celebrated her 75th Independence Day on 15 August, 2022, with the country bathed in the tri-colour. To mark the occasion, former India cricketer Roger Binny hoisted the national flag in Mysore at the Srikantadatta Narasimha Raja Wadiyar Ground. The Karnataka State Cricket Association, led by President Roger Binny, is currently hosting the Maharaja Trophy T20.
Also present alongside were KSCA Treasurer Vinay Mruthyunjaya and the captains of the six teams of the Maharaja Trophy, Manish Pandey (Gulbarga Mystics), Mayank Agarwal (Bengaluru Blasters), Karun Nair (Mysuru Warriors), K Gowtham (Shivamogga Strikers), Samarth R (Mangalore United) and Navneet Sisodia (Hubli Tigers).
Roger Binny was also part of the Indian team that won the ODI World Cup in 1983 and is well known to have been an integral part of team.
On India’s Independence Day, Mangalore United take on Bengaluru Blasters at 3pm while the Gulbarga Mystics play Hubli Tigers in the 7pm game, both in Mysore. These are the final two games in Mysore before the tournament moves to Bangalore.