GCU cricket festival 2017: Salim Malik leads Old Ravians XI to win over VC XI

03:00 PM | 1 Apr, 2017
GCU cricket festival 2017: Salim Malik leads Old Ravians XI to win over VC XI
LAHORE - The Old Ravians XI Saturday beat Vice Chancellor XI by 16 runs in the festival cricket match at the Government College University Lahore Oval Ground.

Batting first, Old Ravians XI scored 148 runs in allotted 12 overs. Although, Ravians XI lost some early wickets but former test cricketer Salim Malik and Sajjad Akbar made some quick runs in the middle overs. Malik smashed 30 runs with one six and three fours while Sajjad Malik was unbeaten 41 runs. Ali Manzoor took four wickets for the Ravians XI.

In reply, the VC XI could not face the heat and were all out for 133 runs. Wadood-ur-Rehman showed some resistance and played fine innings of 51 runs. This is the consecutive fifth victory of Old Ravians XI in the festival cricket match being played for the last many decades.

The coin was tossed by Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah, while GCU Sports Board Chairman Prof Dr Ikram ul Haq and Director Sports Khadim Ali Khan were also present.

Speaking on the occasion, Salim Malik said that GCU was one of the finest sports nurseries for producing top sportsmen for the country’s national teams, and had been maintaining its tradition of excellence in sports since 1947. He said playing for Old Ravians as former alumni of GC was a big proud moment for him.

GCU Director Sports Khadim Ali Khan said that GCU provided ample sports facilities to students in diverse fields such as athletics, cricket, hockey, tennis, gymnastics, basketball, table tennis, boxing, swimming, rowing and squash.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72


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