Profile: Abdullah Shafique

01:37 PM | 4 Nov, 2023
Profile: Abdullah Shafique
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Abdullah Shafique has emerged as one of the most promising players of Cricket arena at national and international level. He exhibits classical and conventional cricketing shots and stoic temperament as highly rated opener of current Pakistan Cricket team.

Abdullah Shafique Family background 

Abdullah Shafique was born on 20th November 1999 into a Punjabi Gujjar family in a local town of Sialkot, Punjab. His father Shafiq Ahmed is a long-term resident of Dubai, where he moved in 1991. He was a professional cricketer and later became a cricket coach. His uncle Arshad Ali also played international cricket for the United Arab Emirates.

Abdullah Shafique‘s Cricketing Career 

Abdullah Shafique started his professional career after playing first test match debut vs Bangladesh cricket team at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on 26th Nov.2021. Regarding his ODI debut, he played his first match vs. Netherlands at Hazelaarweg, on 21st Aug , 2022. Abdullah Shafique played his T20 debut vs. Zimbabwe at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on 10th Nov. 2020.

Abdullah Shafique’s Career teams

Abdullah Shafique has played from Pakistan U19, Multan Sultans, Pakistan A and Lahore Qalandars before becoming an integral part of National Pakistan Cricket team. At domestic level, he previously played for Central Punjab and Balochistan as opener and off-break bowler.

Abdullah Shafique’s singing talent

Abdullah Shafique has shown great talent and skills as a singer and the artist who plays the guitar. At Social media, his covers of different songs having gone viral and the followers have shown great appreciation for his melodious singing.

Promising Domestic career of Abdullah Shafique 

In November 2017, Abdullah Shafique was bought by Multan Sultans in the 2018 Pakistan Super League players draft but he  did not play in the competition. In December 2019, he made his first-class debut for Central Punjab in the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, scoring 133 runs. In September 2020, he made his Twenty20 debut for Central Punjab in the 2020–21 National T20 Cup, scoring 102 not out. As a result, he became the first Pakistani batsman to score a century on his first-class and T20 debut. In December 2021, Abdullah Shafique was named in Lahore Qalandar's squad for the 2022 Pakistan Super League season (PSL).

Historic Performance in National T20 Cup 2020 Season 

Abdullah Shafique made a historic entrance to the first-class scene playing for Central Punjab when the youngster scored 133 runs on debut against Southern Punjab on December 2, 2019. He was a T20 star in a making in the 2020/21 National T20 Cup, where he featured under Kamran Akmal in Central Punjab. In his debut match against South Punjabs, Shafique thrashed 102 unbeaten off 58 balls to help Central Punjab chase down 201 in the National T20 Cup.

Abdullah Shafique’s performances in 2023 Cricket World cup

Despite dismal performances of Pakistan cricket team in ongoing 2023 World Cup, Abdullah Shafque has contributed significantly in all matches. Against Sri Lanka cricket team, he marked the occasion by scoring his first ODI century in his very first World Cup match, leading Pakistan to victory and simultaneously breaking the record for the highest successful run chase in a World Cup match. He also showed his mettle and class against Australia by scoring 64(61) with 7 exquisite fours and 2 massive sixes. The cricket experts have pined high hopes from this gifted batsman in this mega tournament and will remain playing a stalwart batting display in time to come.

Abullah shafique Instagram Id

Abdullah shafique instagram id is @iamabd57

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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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