Pakistani cricketer Aliya Riaz marries commentator Ali Younis in star studded event

09:28 AM | 13 Apr, 2024
Pakistani cricketer Aliya Riaz marries commentator Ali Younis in star studded event
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LAHORE – Congratulations are in order for Pakistani women cricketer Aliya Riaz and commentator Ali Younis as the duo exchanged vows on Friday in star studded event in provincial capital Lahore.

Aliya Riaz, the women cricketer who plays as right-handed batter and right-arm off break bowler, got married to Ali Younis, brother of cricket legend Waqar Younis.

The extravagant event took place at a private farmhouse in Lahore, featuring a special Qawwali night.

Among the guests were prominent figures from Pakistan's cricket, including skipper Babar Azam, Azhar Ali, Mohammad Yousuf, Mushtaq Ahmed, Ramiz Raja, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Kamran Akmal, Misbah-ul-Haq, and Umar Akmal.

The event was also attended by female cricketers Nida Dar, Anam Amin, Iram Javed, Bisma Mahroof, Sidra Amin, and Natalia Parvez.

Aliya and Ali got engaged at a ceremony earlier this month, and pictures from the private event went viral.

Aliya Riaz

Aliya Riaz is a Pakistani cricketer known for her all-rounder skills. She represented several domestic teams including Rawalpindi, Federal Capital, Higher Education Commission, Lahore, State Bank of Pakistan, and Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited.

Her international career highlights include being part of Pakistan's squad for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20 and the 2020 ICC Women's T20 World Cup, where she performed well, especially with six dismissals in the former tournament. She was also shortlisted for the Women's Cricketer of the Year at the 2020 PCB Awards.

Aliya was part of Pakistan's team for the 2021 Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier and the 2022 Women's Cricket World Cup. Additionally, she was selected for Pakistan's cricket team at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

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Pakistani Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 28, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.25 for selling.

Euro stands at 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal increased to 73.45.

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.25
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.03 748.03
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.42 38.82
Danish Krone DKK 40.44 40.84
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.62 35.97
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 904.07 913.07
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.05 59.65
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.03 172.03
Norwegians 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 7.6 7.75


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