Azhar Mahmood named head coach of Pakistan cricket team for New Zealand series

10:48 PM | 8 Apr, 2024
Azhar Mahmood
Source: ICC

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday appointed former Test cricketer Azhar Mahmood head coach of the national cricket team for the upcoming T20 series between Pakistan and New Zealand.

The New Zealand team will play a five-match T20I cricket series against Pakistan from April 18 to 27. All matches of the T20I series will be played in Lahore and Rawalpindi. 

Pakistan will announce the squad for the New Zealand T20 series on Tuesday, April 9. 

In his cricket career, Azhar Mahmood played 164 matches, taking 162 wickets and scoring 2,421 runs. In the past, Azhar Mahmood has worked as bowling coach with the Pakistan men’s cricket team in 2016 and then in 2019.

In a related development, the PCB appointed Wahab Riaz senior manager, Muhammad Yousaf batting coach and Saeed Ajmal spin bowling coach.

Other official are Mansoor Rana as team manager, Aftab Khan fielding coach, Cliffe Deacon physiotherapist, Drikus Saaiman strength and condition coach, Talha Butt analyst, Irtiza Komail security manager, Raza Rashid Kitchlew media and digital media manager, Zain Maqsood videographer, Khurram Sarwar doctor and Muhammad Imran masseur.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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