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Different combinations to be tried in New Zealand series: Babar Azam

08:16 PM | 17 Apr, 2024
Different combinations to be tried in New Zealand series: Babar Azam

RAWALPINDI – Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam says different combinations will be tried in batting and bowling in the series against New Zealand.

Speaking at a press conference at the Pindi Cricket Stadium, Babar Azam said that before the World Cup, we have 12 matches, and we will try to complete our preparations during these matches.

He said that we have made many changes and will try to bring further improvement in our game.

Babar Azam said that all players in the team are based on performance, and they will try to play good cricket in the New Zealand series.

“We will take a good team for the World Cup, efforts are being made to give opportunities to young players, and different combinations will be tried in batting and bowling in this series,” he added.

“Things will become clear in the series against Ireland and England, I try to stay happy, but I am a human being,” said the skipper.

The captain said that batting is becoming stronger as the team management would give chance to new players like Usman Khan, Irfan Niazi. 

Babar Azam said that the New Zealand team would challenge the hosts as they are a good competitive side. 

“As captain, I am very excited to see the blend of youth and experience in the team,” said Babar.

New Zealand captain Michael Bracewell said, “I am proud to lead the team on this tour. We will try to play recreational cricket as a team and take the game forward.”

He said that most of our squad players have played enough T20 cricket and they are very familiar with this format. Pakistan is a strong team on home ground, and we want to challenge them in their own field, he added.

It should be noted that the first T20 match between Pakistan and New Zealand will be played in Rawalpindi tomorrow (Thursday). The match will start at 7:30pm. 

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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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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