Fakhar Zaman

06:13 PM | 4 Nov, 2023
Fakhar Zaman
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Fakhar Zaman, Pakistani’s left handed hard hitter and elegant opener, was born on 10th April 1990 in Mardan, North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan. Fakhar Zaman is Pakistan Navy sailor turned cricketer who has strengthened his place in Pakistan's limited overs setup. He has made several new records with his aggressive and fearless batting. 

Fakhar Zaman’s Recognition

Fakhar Zaman is recognised as batsman who sees the ball, hits the ball' which makes him a crowd puller and a package that is hard to ignore in shorter formats of cricket. He belonged to North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan but moved to Karachi at the age of 16 and joined Pakistan Navy. His passion has brought him in cricket and he made his first-class debut for Karachi Blues in the year 2013.

Career History of Fakhar Zaman

Fakhar Zaman played his first List A game way back in 2012. He spent many years playing domestic cricket and piled on the runs but went unnoticed. Finally, in the Quaid-e-Azam trophy in 2016-17, he scored in excess of 600 runs at an average of 51 which established him as one of the best and dynamic Opener of domestic arena.

Fakhar Zaman’s splendid performance in PSL 

Fakhar Zaman signed a contract with the Lahore franchise in the PSL 2017 edition after wonderful display of skills and talent. The Pakistan selectors also named him in the T20I side to tour West Indies in 2017 after seeing a few of his destructive knocks. Unfortunately, he could not justice to his selection during West Indies tour then but the selectors showed faith in his skills  and included him in the squad for the Champions Trophy in 2017.

Fakhar Zaman’s memorable performance in 2017 Champion Trophy 2017 

Fakhar Zaman proved his worth in the initial matches of the 2017 Champion trophy and scored 31, 50 and 57. He finally made his maiden century in the final against the arch-rivals India and steered Pakistan to the title glory. Pakistan became the latest team to win the Champions Trophy and 252 runs in 4 games made Fakhar Zaman known  in the Pakistani  and world cricket fraternity.

Fakhar Zaman Test Career 

Fakhar Zaman was included in the Pakistan Test squad for the tours of Ireland and England but didn't play. He has just played 3 tests match with an average of 32 to date.

Fakhar Zaman’s Playing Teams 

Fakhar Zaman has played from various teams at national and  international levels including Pakistan A, Lahore Qalandars, Pakistan, Somerset, Durban Qalandars, Comilla Victorians, Rotterdam Rhinos, Glamorgan, Team Green, Team White, Brisbane Heat, Khulna Tigers, B-Love Kandy and Vancouver Knights. He has shown remarkable battings while playing in these teams.

Fakhar Zaman Performances in Pakistan Cup 2016 

Fakhar Zaman played record breaking innings in Pakistani Cup 2016 as a devastating Opener. He had a fantastic run in the 2016 edition of the Pakistan Cup where he scored 297 runs in five games including 2 fifties and a century. Thus, ended up as the second highest run-getter behind Ahmed Shehzad. His stroke-filled 115 in the finale helped his team - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to win the title.

Fakhar Zaman’s maximum sixes in 2023 World Cup

Fakhar Zaman has accomplished the remarkable feat of hitting seven sixes against Bangladesh and eleven sixes against New Zealand, breaking the record for the most sixes by a Pakistani batsman in a single ICC World Cup so far.

Fakhar Zaman’s brilliance against New Zealand in 2023 World Cup

In a crucial match against New Zealand, Fakhar Zaman hit exceptional shots against all the Black Caps' bowlers and scored a 63-ball century with 16 boundaries, seven fours and 11 sixes, which is now the fastest century by a Pakistani in the World Cup. Before rain disruption, he scored 126 runs of 81 balls and hit 11 sixes and 8 fours. Finally, he steered Pakistan to a very memorable victory on D/L method. He overtook former Pakistani opener Imran Nazir, who scored a 95-ball hundred against Zimbabwe in the 2007 World Cup. Pakistan also won the match by 21 runs.


Pakistani rupee inches up against US dollar, Euro, Pound and other currencies - Check forex rates here

Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.

Dollar Rate in Pakistan Today

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.

Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.

Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan – 2 December 2023

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 285.15  287.95 
Euro EUR 309.9  310.5 
UK Pound Sterling GBP 359.4  360.05 
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.45  77.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.82 75.97
Australian Dollar AUD 187.72 188.22
Bahrain Dinar BHD 759.94 767.94
Canadian Dollar CAD 209.99 210.49
China Yuan CNY 39.78 39.88
Danish Krone DKK 41.95 42.05
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 36.38 36.48
Indian Rupee INR 3.39 3.5
Japanese Yen JPY 1.49 1.56
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 926.39 935.39
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 60.38 60.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.44 175.44
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.25 26.55
Omani Riyal OMR 742.16 750.18
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 78.5 79.2
Singapore Dollar SGD 212.45 212.95
Swedish Korona SEK 27.09 27.19
Swiss Franc CHF 325.38 325.88
Thai Bhat THB 8.05 8.09

Gold registers big fall in Pakistan; check today gold rates in Pakatan - 2 December 2023

The price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.

Gold Rates in Pakistan Today - 2 December 2023

On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.

Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.

Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.

Today Gold Rate in Pakistan

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Karachi PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Islamabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Peshawar PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Quetta PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sialkot PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Attock PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujranwala PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Jehlum PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Multan PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Bahawalpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Gujrat PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nawabshah PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Chakwal PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Hyderabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Nowshehra PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Sargodha PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Faisalabad PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705
Mirpur PKR 217,300 PKR 2,705


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