Master Paint/FG Polo win Shaukat Khanum Pink Polo Cup

03:33 PM | 2 Nov, 2020
Master Paint/FG Polo win Shaukat Khanum Pink Polo Cup

LAHORE - Master Paints/FG Polo lifted the Shaukat Khanum Pink Polo Cup after defeating Diamond Paints/FG Polo by 11½-8 in the final played here at Jinnah Polo and Country (JP&CC) on Sunday. 

From Master Paints/FG Polo, which had one and a half goal handicap advantage, Mannuel Carranza emerged as star of the day with excellent eight-goal tally while Ahmed Ali Tiwana contributed with a brace. From Diamond Paints/FG Polo, Tom Brodie smashed in superb six goals while Mir Huzaifa Ahmed and Abbas Mukhtar converted one goal each. Both the sides started the final at high pace and matched fire-with-fire in the first chukker, making it 2-all. In the dying moments of the chukker, Master Paints took a slight 3-2 lead. Diamond Paints made it 3-all in the beginning of the second chukker, but Master Paints then dominated the entire chukker hammering a hat-trick to gain 6-3 lead. Diamond Paints also made a comeback by banging in two back-to-back goals, making it  6-5 but Master Paints scored one goal to finish enhance their lead to 7-5.

The fourth and decisive chukker proved to be enthralling one, where both the sides gave tough times to each other especially Diamond Paints made a good comeback, hammering a hat-trick to gain 8-7 lead but Master Paints regained their lost touch and struck a hat-trick to finish the final, having 10-8 lead. With one and a half goal handicap advantage, Master Paints won the final 11½-8. Rulo Trotz and Amirreza Behboudi were field umpires. 

Shaukat Khanum Interim CEO Dr Asim Yousaf graced the final as chief guest and handed over coveted trophy and medals to the winners. Other notables present there were JP&CC President Lt Col (r) Shoaib Aftab, Secretary Maj (r) Babar Mahboob Awan and others.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 19 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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