ISLAMABAD – BN Polo Team clinched the Twin City Challenge Polo Cup 2022 trophy after trouncing Kalabagh by 8½-2 in the final played here at the Islamabad Club Polo Ground on Sunday.
Ahmed Ali Tiwana emerged as hero of the final for the winning team, which had a half goal handicap advantage, as he played outstanding polo and contributed with fabulous four goals while his teammates Haider Naseem and Baber Naseem banged in a beautiful brace each. From Team Kalabagh, Asfandyar Malik and Salaar Malik converted one goal each.
The match got underway with BN Polo having a half goal handicap advantage and they slammed in one more goal to earn a slight 1½-0 lead while Kalabagh also scored one goal to reduce the margin to 1½-1. BN Polo dominated the second chukker by firing in four fantastic goals to take their lead to 5½-1 while Kalabagh could score just one goal to make it 2-5½.
The only goal of the third chukker was converted by BN Polo that helped them enhance their lead to 6½-2 while they also played well in the fourth and last chukker by thrashing in two back-to-back goals, thus won the title clash by 8½-2.
Assistant Secretary Islamabad Club Sohail Shigri graced the concluding ceremony as chief guest and distributed prizes and shields among the winners and top performers. Other notables present on the occasion were players, their families and polo lovers.
Talking to media after registering title win for BN Polo, player of the final Ahmed Ali Tiwana said: “We really enjoyed the 4-goal final at the beautiful Islamabad Club, where we played like a unit and our collective efforts and smart work helped us win the title clash. We are now planning to prepare well for the coming 8-goal tournament to be played here at Islamabad Club from next week, where the polo enthusiasts will witness and enjoy highly enthralling and exciting polo matches throughout the week.”
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 March 31, 2023 (Friday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||347.5||351|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.11||36.46|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||175.57||177.58|
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 208,200 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs178,500.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,849.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Karachi||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Islamabad||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Peshawar||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Quetta||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Sialkot||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Attock||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Gujranwala||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Jehlum||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Multan||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Gujrat||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Nawabshah||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Chakwal||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Hyderabad||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Nowshehra||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Sargodha||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
|Faisalabad||PKR 208,200||PKR 2,470|
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