Babar Azam becomes fastest Asian batsman to score 11,000 runs

08:35 PM | 13 Oct, 2022
Babar Azam becomes fastest Asian batsman to score 11,000 runs
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LAHORE – Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Thursday added another feather to his cap after becoming the fastest batter in Asia to reach the 11,000 runs in international cricket.

The 27-year-old batsman achieved the milestone in 251 innings, surpassing India’s Virat Kohli who reached the mark in 261 innings.

Former India cricketer Sunil Gavaskar had achieved the milestone in 262 innings while Pakistan’s Javed Miandad in 266 innings.

Babar Azam set the record while playing against Bangladesh in a match of the tri-series in New Zealand when he smashed 55 runs off 40 balls.

Babar, Mohammad Rizwa and Nawaz powered Pakistan to beat the rival team by seven wickets in a nail-biting contest.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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