Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt and Rao Iftikhar to assist chief selector Wahab Riaz

01:30 PM | 1 Dec, 2023
Kamran Akmal, Salman Butt and Rao Iftikhar to assist chief selector Wahab Riaz

LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed ex-Pakistan cricketers Kamran Akmal, Rao Iftikhar Anjum, and Salman Butt as consultant members working alongside chief selector Wahab Riaz.

These three former cricketers have immediately taken up their roles in the selection panel. Their primary task as consultant members to the chief selector is to oversee the upcoming five-match T20I series against New Zealand, scheduled to kick off on January 12, 2024, following the conclusion of the Test tour to Australia.

Kamran Akmal, who had a 15-year career spanning from 2002 to 2017, participated in 53 Tests, 157 ODIs, and 58 T20Is. The former wicketkeeper-batsman accumulated a total of 6,871 runs across formats and was responsible for 453 dismissals behind the stumps. He was a pivotal part of the Pakistan team that clinched the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2009 held at Lord’s.

Rao Iftikhar, who played a Test, 62 ODIs, and two T20Is between 2004 and 2010, secured a total of 78 international wickets. He was also a member of the squad that triumphed in the T20 World Cup in 2009.

Former Test skipper Salman Butt represented Pakistan in 33 Tests, 78 ODIs, and 24 T20Is. Across the three formats, he scored a total of 5,209 runs, including 11 international centuries. He was a part of the victorious T20 World Cup team in 2009.

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Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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