CWC23: South Africa beat New Zealand by 190 runs

11:05 AM | 1 Nov, 2023
CWC23: South Africa beat New Zealand by 190 runs
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PUNE – South Africa finished today’s game in style. First the Africans posted a tough total of 357 runs for New Zealand in a must-win game of the ICC World Cup 2023 at Pune stadium. And then cleaned Kiwis in the 36th over.

Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen played brilliant knocks of 114 and 133, respectively to boost the total. After their dismissal, David Miller tried to maintain the momentum as he smashed 53 off 30 before being caught out.

Tim Southee took two wickets while Trent Boult and Jimmy Neesham claimed one wicket each.

Chasing the target, New Zealand were bowled out for 167 runs in 35.3 overs. The only Kiwi batter to score a 50 was Glenn Philips. He scored 60 runs in 50 balls. 

Of the South African bowlers, Keshav Maharaj took 4 wickets and Marco Jansen took 3 wickets. 

Today's victory against New Zealand has taken South Africa to the top of the points table of the ICC World Cup 2023.

Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and opted to bowl first against South Africa in the 32nd match.

In today's game, the stakes are not that high and its not must win situation for both sides, but the two sides will push to continue their momentum.

With today's truimph, the winning side will have one foot in semi-finals of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, while other side will slide further in points table.

Kiwis and Proteas currently placed at second and third spots on the standings as both sdies performed well in the leading ICC event. 

Meanwhile, fans are excited as New Zealand and South Africa have not face off in an ODI as most recent World Cup held in England and Wales in 2019.

New Zealand vs South Africa Squad in World Cup

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Young.

South Africa: Temba Bavuma (c), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Lizaad Williams.

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PKR exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 21 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 21, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.6 for buying and 282.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 300 for buying and 303 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.15 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 21 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.6 282.4
Euro EUR 300 303
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.15 76.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.41 911.41
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.96 733.96
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 316.9 319.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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