Sarfaraz Ahmed achieves key milestone in Pakistan-New Zealand Test series

07:19 PM | 6 Jan, 2023
Sarfaraz Ahmed achieves key milestone in Pakistan-New Zealand Test series
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KARACHI – Sarfraz Ahmed with his splendid knock saved the day for Pakistan in second Test against New Zealand on Friday as the match ended in draw.

Pakistan were at 304-9 with Sarfraz and Saud Shakeel on the crease in chase of 319 runs target by Kiwis when the bad light forced the end to the fifth day of the match.

Sarfraz smashed 118 off 176 after Pakistan lost key wickets when the day started, helping the team to avoid defeat on the home soil.

The 118-run innings marked the fourth Test century by Sarfraz as he three made in 2014. In the first Test against Kiwis, he also showed impressive performance. Accumulatively, he made 335 runs in both matches, registering most runs by a Pakistani wicketkeeper-batsman in three or below matches series.

The right-arm batter has also been named as best player of the series for making the huge score. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89


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