Shahid Afridi hints at hanging up boots after next PSL season

Web Desk 02:58 PM | 31 Aug, 2021
Shahid Afridi hints at hanging up boots after next PSL season

KARACHI – Former Pakistan all-rounder and star player Shahid Afridi hinted that the upcoming PSL season will be his last outing for the country’s biggest Twenty20 tournament.

The 44-year-old, who played the last season with Multan Sultans, has expressed a desire to play the last season with Quetta Gladiators.

The team of 2019 Champion will be his fourth franchise if he plays for Quetta next season as the all-rounder earlier played for Peshawar Zalmi and Karachi Kings.

Speaking with press reporters, the celebrated cricketer said “It’s possible that this might be my last appearance in PSL”.

He further added that “Alamgir Khan Tareen, the Franchise owner, is a really nice person and if he allows me to leave, my wish is to play my last season with Quetta Gladiators.”

Earlier in 2017, Afridi has announced his retirement from international cricket. The striking batter played 27 Test matches for the country, in which he scored 1,176 runs and picked up 48 wickets.

He also notched up 8,064 runs, with the highest score of 124, and took 395 wickets in 398 ODI’s. He quit Test cricket in 2010 while ended his One-Day Internationals career in 2015, and he was playing T20I format until his final retirement decision in 2017.

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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 6, 2023 (Monday).

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 275.15 278.15
Euro EUR 299 302
UK Pound Sterling GBP 335 338
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.14 75.44
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.55 73.85
Australian Dollar AUD 192 194
Bahrain Dinar BHD 712.72 720.72
Canadian Dollar CAD 205 207
China Yuan CNY 39.67 40.07
Danish Krone DKK 39.33 39.73
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 34.19 34.54
Indian Rupee INR 3.28 3.39
Japanese Yen JPY 2.5 2.54
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 878 887
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.83 63.43
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.25 175.25
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.76 27.09
Omani Riyal OMR 696.08 704.08
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 73.62 74.32
Singapore Dollar SGD 204 206
Swedish Korona SEK 25.61 25.91
Swiss Franc CHF 291.69 294.19
Thai Bhat THB 8.15 8.3

KARACHI – The gold price in Pakistan decreased by Rs200 per tola to reach Rs204,300 on Monday after the yellow metal market witnessed mostly bullish trend last week.

As per the All-Pakistan Sarafa Gems and Jewellers Association (APSGJA), the price of 10 grams of 24 carats gold increased by Rs172 to settle at Rs175,154.

On Friday, the South Asian country registered Rs4,000 per tola decrease.

In the international market, the commodity witnessed an increase of $5 to reach $1,870 per ounce.

Meanwhile, silver prices in the domestic market remained unchanged at Rs2,250 per tola and Rs1,929 per 10 grams, respectively.


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