Wahab Riaz takes charge as senior team manager for Pakistan Cricket Team

04:59 PM | 9 Apr, 2024
Wahab Riaz

In a surprising turn of events, Pakistani cricketer Wahab Riaz has been appointed as the Senior Team Manager for the Pakistan cricket team, in the presence of current team manager Mansoor Rana. This unprecedented role has left cricket circles pondering the rationale behind appointing Wahab Riaz as the senior manager, given his previous tenure as the team manager.

Appointment and Responsibilities

Wahab Riaz's appointment marks a new and distinctive role within the team's management structure, raising eyebrows within the cricketing community. According to sources, Wahab Riaz will now oversee the selection policy for the upcoming New Zealand series, ensuring adherence to a rotational policy in every match.

Selection Strategy

Under Wahab's supervision, a meticulous selection plan will be implemented to ensure the team's composition aligns with the established selection policy. His role will also entail monitoring the workload of each player, a task previously managed by the Chief Selector.

Wahab Riaz is expected to play a pivotal role in determining the playing eleven for each match, with a focus on providing opportunities to a maximum number of players throughout the Home Series comprising five matches against New Zealand.

During a recent meeting, Wahab Riaz briefed the players on the selection policy for the upcoming New Zealand series, emphasizing the importance of adhering to the established guidelines.

Wahab Riaz's appointment as the Senior Team Manager has raised curiosity and speculation within cricketing circles, particularly regarding the decision to assign him this unique role. With the upcoming New Zealand series on the horizon, all eyes will be on Wahab Riaz as he navigates this new responsibility and strives to optimize team performance under the new selection policy.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 25 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 25, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.15 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.15 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 280.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.15 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.35 74.1
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.75 748.75
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.57 916.57
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.03 172.03
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.64 731.64
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 304.75 307.25
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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