PAKvAUS, Day 3: Abdullah, Azhar stand strong as Pakistan trails Australia by 301 runs

Web Desk 07:05 PM | 22 Mar, 2022
PAKvAUS, Day 3: Abdullah, Azhar stand strong as Pakistan trails Australia by 301 runs
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LAHORE – Opening hitter Abdullah Shafique and seasoned Pakistani player Azhar Ali led Shaheens to 90-1 after Aussies all dismissed for 391 on the third day of series-deciding last Test.

Pakistan batting line forged an unbeaten second-wicket stand of 70 runs after Imam-ul-Haq went back to the pavilion with just 20 runs on the board in the crucial game at the Gaddafi Stadium.

Cummins-led squad bowlers displayed A-game with tight bowling after getting bowled out for 391 however strong defence from Shaheens negated the pressure as they stretch the partnership on Day 3.

Earlier in the day, Babar Azam led the unit dismissed visiting side for 391 runs with Shaheen Shah Afridi and Naseem Shah bagging four wickets each.

The young pacers pressurized Kangaroos while senior player Nauman Ali took a wicket to help Pakistan get Australia out under 400.

The left-arm seamer started the proceedings after both sides returned and trapped Alex Carey in his legs after he scored 67 runs.


Pakistan: Imam Ul Haq, Abdullah Shafiq, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam (C), Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan, Nauman Ali, Sajid Khan, Hassan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Naseem Shah.

Australia: Usman Khawaja, David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Nathan Lyon.

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KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 8, 2023 (Wednesday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 276.9 280.15
Euro EUR 296.12 296.74
UK Pound Sterling GBP 331.78 332.48
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.06 75.36
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.48 73.79
Australian Dollar AUD 190.31 192.71
Bahrain Dinar BHD 732.23 740.23
Canadian Dollar CAD 205.22 207.42
China Yuan CNY 40.72 41.12
Danish Krone DKK 39.92 40.32
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.08 35.45
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 900.32 909.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 64.65 65.25
New Zealand Dollar NZD 174.19 176.18
Norwegians Krone NOK 27.12 27.41
Omani Riyal OMR 715.11 723.11
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 75.64 76.34
Singapore Dollar SGD 208.03 210.03
Swedish Korona SEK 26.1 26.4
Swiss Franc CHF 297.31 299.81
Thai Bhat THB 8.25 8.4

KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.

The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.

On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.

In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.


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