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Disability T20 Series: Pakistan cricketers leave for Worcestershire tomorrow

03:40 PM | 30 Jul, 2019
Disability T20 Series: Pakistan cricketers leave for Worcestershire tomorrow
LAHORE – The Pakistan disabled cricket team will depart for Worcestershire, England, on July 31 to participate in the Physical Disability T20 World Series Cricket, being hosted by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

The five-nation series will be held from 5 to 13 August.

Apart from the host country, sides from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are featuring in the series, which will be played on a single league basis. The top side on the points table will qualify automatically for the final, while the second and third-placed teams will compete in the semi-final which along with the final will be played on 13 August.

On 15 August, the top performers from the four visiting sides will form a Rest of the World, which will take on England in a one-off T20 match at New Road, Worcestershire.

The squad, led by Nihar Alam, includes a number of talented players, who are ready to exhibit their skills at the world stage.

The team has been preparing for the series at the Hanif Mohammad High Performance Centre in Karachi. Apart from providing operational and technical support to the Pakistan Disabled Cricket Association for this series, the PCB has also contributed PKR2.5million.

Nihar Alam said: “This T20 series will be a great opportunity for our players to display our potential and make our country proud. I would like to thank the Pakistan Cricket Board for providing us with great facilities at the Hanif Mohammad High Performance Centre in Karachi.”

On behalf of the PCB, Managing Director Wasim Khan wished the team well: “The diligence with which disabled cricket team has pursued the game and excelled at the world stage is inspiring for the entire society. The team has won laurels for Pakistan in the past and I hope they will continue to bring many more.

“They are the ambassadors of Pakistan and, on behalf of the PCB, I would like to wish them well, and also assure them the PCB will continue to play its small part in their development.”

Sarfaraz Ahmed said: “It is your passion, commitment and love for the game that has helped you to succeed in the past. I hope you will continue to show the same resolve in the future so that we can all celebrate your successes. Try your best at Worcestershire, enjoy the event and make us proud.”

Squad: Sayyed Nihar Alam Shah (captain) (Peshawar); Malik Jahanzeb Tiwana (vice-captain) (Multan); Abdullah Ijaz (Lahore); Farhan Saeed (Karachi); Hamza Hameed (Hyderabad); Hamad Shaukat (Islamabad) Hasnain Alam (Lahore); Kashif Nawaz (Rawalpindi); Majid Hussain (Multan); Muhammad Matloob (Multan); Muhammad Haris (Multan); Muhammad Shahbaz (Lahore); Muhammad Zubair Saleem (Multan); Saif Ullah (wicketkeeper) (Quetta); ; Wajid Alam (Peshawar);Waqif Shah (Islamabad)

Team Management: Muhammad Jawed (coach), Muhammad Amir Uddin Ansari (manager), Jawaid Ashraf (assistant manager), Rashid Ali Quereshi (trainer), Muhammad Nizam (media manager), Shaikh Asif Gulzar (physio)

The following is the schedule of the Physical Disability T20 World Series Cricket:
5 August –England v Pakistan; Afghanistan v Bangladesh

6 August – England v India; Pakistan v Afghanistan;

7 August – Bangladesh v India; England v Afghanistan

8 August – Pakistan v Bangladesh; India v Afghanistan
9 August – India v Pakistan; England v Bangladesh

12 August – 4th v 5th Play Off

13 August – 2nd v 3rd (Semi-Final); Final

15 August –England v Rest of the World

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 17 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 17, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293.15 for buying and 296.1 for selling while British Pound stands at 344.25 for buying, and 347.6 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.4 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 17 April 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293.15 296.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 344.25 347.6
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45 76.2
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
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 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.26 911.26
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.24 58.84
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.75 166.75
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.37 77.07
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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