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Babar Azam overtakes Virat Kohli in latest ICC Test rankings

Pakistani skipper also named several records in Karachi Test

04:49 PM | 16 Mar, 2022
Babar Azam overtakes Virat Kohli in latest ICC Test rankings
Source: Pakistan Cricket Board

DUBAI – Pakistan captain and marquee batsman Babar Azam has surpassed former Indian skipper Virat Kohli in ICC Test rankings for batters.

The all-format captain put Pakistan in cruise control against Aussies and has moved to eighth spot while Kohli has slipped from fifth to the ninth spot in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test batter rankings.

Facing a tough Australian bowling attack, the 27-year-old prevailed in style in the Karachi test and is now ranked ahead of Indian star batman Kohli in all three formats of the game.

The latest rankings from the top governing body do not include Babar’s marathon innings in the ongoing Test against Kangaroos and it is expected that his ranking will further improve after the conclusion of the game.

Meanwhile, Kohli has slipped from fifth to ninth among batters after dismal in the recently concluded Test series against Sri Lanka. The 33-year-old failed to score a ton in over three years, having scored his last international century in 2019.

As Shaheens continue to fight Aussies on the last day of the second game, the Pakistani skipper registered multiple records. He surpassed his own previous best in the fourth innings of the Test.

He also surpassed Shoaib Malik's record of playing most deliveries and named another feat for the highest fourth inning total by a Test captain, surpassing England’s Micheal Atherton.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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