PAKvNZ, first T20I: New Zealand bat first against Pakistan

10:01 AM | 18 Apr, 2024
PAKvNZ, first T20I: New Zealand bat first against Pakistan
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RAWALPINDI – The T20I series between Pakistan and New Zealand is set to spring into action from April 18 Thursday, with two sides locking horns after a gap of months.

Babar Azam led T20 side are expecting to be in commanding position as they take on an inexperienced Black Caps side at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

Men in Green will be looking to capitalise on their home-ground advantage. The surface at Pindi Stadium is said to be batting-friendly, with big totals expected.

Skipper himself along with Mohammad Rizwan is expected to open the batting. The T20 series is Azhar Mahmood’s first assignment as head coach of Green Shirts.

Fans are excited as Imad Wasim and Mohammad Amir are back, whereas Saim Ayub and Fakhar Zaman are also in focus.

Michael Bracewell will lead New Zealand on this tour. The team includes notable players such as Jimmy Neesham, Mark Chapman, Tom Blundell, Tim Seifert, and Ish Sodhi.

Other players also earned spots through consistent performances in NZ domestic cricket.

The first three games of T20 series will be held in Rawalpindi, whereas Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium will host the remaining two contests later on, on April 25 and 27. All five matches will get underway at 8 PM IST.

Pakistan vs New Zealand Squad

Pakistan: Saim Ayub, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Amir, Abrar Ahmed.

New Zealand: Tim Seifert (wk), Tim Robinson, Mark Chapman, Tom Blundell, Dean Foxcroft, Michael Bracewell (c), Jimmy Neesham, Ben Lister, Ben Sears, Ish Sodhi.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 22 May 2024

 Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 22, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349 for buying, and 352.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 277.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349 352.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.34 748.34
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.34 59.94
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.13 731.13
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.98 26.28
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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