The iconic former Indian cricket captain and spinner, Bishan Singh Bedi, took his final bow on Monday at the age of 77, marking a sad occasion for the sport of cricket.
Bedi, a key character in Indian cricket history, left a lasting impression with his exceptional spin bowling and leadership. The end of an era in Indian cricket is signalled by his departure.
The International Cricket Council has expressed sadness at the passing of former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi at the age of 77.
In a statement, ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice extolled the qualities of spin legend Bedi, saying he was one of the masters of flight and turn who would be remembered for years to come.
Bishan Singh Bedi, who was born in Amritsar in 1946, distinguished himself as an Indian cricketer by participating in 67 Test matches between 1967 and 1979.
Bedi made an enduring impact on the game by taking 266 Test wickets over his stellar career. He has one spectacular 10-wicket haul and 14 five-wicket hauls.
The impact of Bishan Singh Bedi went well beyond the cricket pitch. He was a genuine representative of the game, passing on to the younger generation his expertise and love of cricket.
His time as the captain of the Indian cricket team, when he displayed excellent sportsmanship and cricketing talent, made his leadership abilities evident.
Pakistani rupee saw marginal improvement against US dollar as it appreciated in the open bank market.
On Thursday, the US dollar moved up and was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.
Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||361.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.63||36.98|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.
On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,600, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs187,420.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs200,380, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs191,275 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,950.
In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Karachi||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Quetta||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Attock||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Multan||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|