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Azhar Ali new ODI captain

04:57 PM | 28 Mar, 2015
Azhar Ali new ODI captain
KARACHI (Staff Report) - Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) decided to name Azhar Ali as the new ODI cricket team captain on Saturday whereas Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi were retained as captains test and T20 cricket teams respectively.

The decision was made in a high level meeting chaired by PCB Chief Shaharyar Khan. The final approval would be given by the governing board of PCB on Tuesday.

Sarfraz Ahmad, the wicket keeper cum batsman who earned a big name during the cricket world cup 2015, will function as the vice captain of the ODI and T20 teams.

Azhar Ali, who has represented Pakistan in 39 test and 14 ODI matches, will also serve as the vice captain of test cricket team.

He maintains as best score of 157 runs in test cricket and has to score the maiden century in ODI however (Best: 96 runs).

PCB chief had fired the chief selector Moin Khan earlier today.


The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 April 2024

Pakistani currency continues to gain against US Dollar and other currencies on April 18, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.2 for buying and 280.3 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.2 280.3
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25  345.65 
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25  75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.63 747.63
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.32 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.42 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.76


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