Here's how Babar Azam and other Pakistani cricketers welcomed New Year

02:32 PM | 2 Jan, 2023
Here's how Babar Azam and other Pakistani cricketers welcomed New Year

As the world witnessed huge celebrations of New Year post-Covid times, several Pakistani cricketers took to social media to wish their fans on New Year and to bid adieu to memories of the last year.

Some cricketer players spent the time doing hard training amid series, while others shared their New Year Resolutions with fans. Despite many of the players staying in their home country for national duty, recent updates of Pakistani players have become nothing less than a visual treat for their fans.

Babar Azam

Pakistani captain and star batter, known for his level-headed attitude, is busy smashing Black Caps amid ongoing series in the port city of Karachi. However, the skipper took some time for his fans to wish them a happy New Year.

The flamboyant batter shared a clip with actor cum host Fahad Mustafa in a viral video wishing fans and followers on the occasion. The clip shows Fahad and Babar Azam wishing fans in style.

Haris Rauf

Ace speedster Haris Rauf, who lately tied the knot with Muzna Masood Malik in a star-studded Nikah ceremony, spent the New Year eve doing rigorous physical training as he eyes a comeback after injury.

“Preparations for upcoming challenges,” he wrote while posting a series of clips on microblogging platform.

Shoaib Akhtar

Former player turned sports analyst Shoaib Akhtar also took to his social media to wish their fans on the New Year. Akhtar, nicknamed ‘Rawalpindi Express’, amassed huge fans on social media as he hold the record for the first bowler to be recorded bowling at 100 miles per hour.

In a social media post, he wrote about spending New Year holidays in the capital of Portugal, Lisbon. It’s been lovely spending some time in Europe in the winter holidays, he added.

Shaheen Shah Afridi

Pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi is also busy off the field as the speedster is attending the wedding of his future sister-in-law Aqsa Shahid Afridi.

Afridi, has just recovered from a World Cup injury, is also busy training for a comeback. “It’s about time, in sha Allah. Can’t wait to be bowling in the grounds again,” he wrote treating his fans with a workout routine.

Shadab Khan

Pakistan's star all-rounder Shadab Khan also took to social media to share his New Year resolution. "Can’t thank Allah enough for 2022. Ups and downs are part of cricket and life but I am always thankful for this opportunity to represent my country and play the sport I love. In 2023, I will try to improve every day as a cricketer and as a person. Thank you for your support," he wrote in a tweet.

Shoaib Malik

Divorce rumors continue to swirl in for Shoaib Malik and his wife Sania Mirza while both remain tight-lipped about the gossip.

Malik, 40, in his New Year status simple greets fans a Happy New Year with a smile.

His wife Sania Mirza however raised eyebrows with cryptic postpost on New Year.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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