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.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 24 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 24, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.15 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.4.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 24 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.15 280.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.4 74.15
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.75 748.75
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.57 916.57
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.03 172.03
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.64 731.64
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 304.75 307.25
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82


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