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South Africa beat Pakistan by 6 runs in first T20

08:25 PM | 1 Feb, 2019
South Africa beat Pakistan by 6 runs in first T20
CAPE TOWN - South Africa beat Pakistan by six runs in the first T20 of the three matches series at Cape Town on Friday.

The hosts set 192-6 runs target for Pakistan. Opener RR Hendricks cracked 74 in 41 balls, du Plessis blasted 78 in 54 balls with the help of 6 sixes and destroyed Pakistan bowling attack after South Africa invited to bat on a perfect batting track at Cape Town.

Usman Shinwari took three wickets while Shoaib Malik, Hasan Ali and Imad Wasim got one wicket apiece.

In reply, Pakistan team were only managed to score 186-9 runs in the stipulated overs.

South Africa have won six out of their 11 fixtures against Pakistan while the Men in Green have won five matches so far.

However, world number one Pakistan have been on a roll in T20I cricket and are on a remarkable run of 12 consecutive series wins.

However, the Proteas will want to bring the momentum from the ODI series into the T20Is.


Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Hussain Talat, Mohammad Rizwan(wk), Shoaib Malik(c), Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Usman Shinwari

South Africa: Reeza Hendricks, Gihahn Cloete (wk) Faf du Plessis (c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Beuran Hendricks, Junior Dala, Tabraiz Shamsi

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


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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