Babar Azam makes another record in T20 cricket!

08:45 PM | 21 Apr, 2024
Babar Azam makes another record in T20 cricket!
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Pakistani skipper Babar Azam has become the highest scoring captain in the T20 Internationals. 

This milestone was achieved by the right-handed batter during his 37-run innings against the Black Caps on Sunday.

Babar exceeded Finch's previous total of 2,236 runs, which he scored across 76 innings while captaining Australia in T20Is.

New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl in the third T20I. Captain Babar Azam and Saifuddin Ayub gave the team a good start with a partnership of 55 runs in the opening. Saifuddin scored 32 runs off 22 balls. On the other hand, before becoming the prey of captain Micheal Bracewell, Babar Azam scored 37 runs off 29 balls with four fours and a six.

With his 28-run personal score in his 67th innings, this right-handed batter has set this record. As Pakistan's T20I captain, Babar's total runs are 2246. Babar is also ahead of Finch in terms of innings.

Before this, the record for the highest runs as captain in this format was held by Aaron Finch with 2236 runs, which he achieved in 76 innings.

Most runs as captain in T20Is:

Babar Azam: 2246 runs (67 innings)

Aaron Finch: 2236 runs (76)

Kane Williamson: 2125 (71)

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


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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