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Pakistan Super League 2021 postponed after Covid-19 infections surface

12:22 PM | 4 Mar, 2021
Pakistan Super League 2021 postponed after Covid-19 infections surface

LAHORE – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday postponed the remainder of its premier T20 event, the Pakistan Super League season six, as Covid-19 cases were detected in a number of players.

As many as seven players and officials were tested positive for the novel disease during the last few days. PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan and Director Commercial Babar Hamid will hold a media conference at the National Stadium at 3 pm to provide further updates.

Earlier today, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials and franchise owners held a meeting and decided to defer the remaining matches of the sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League.

Three of the players playing for two different teams have tested positive for the novel Covid-19, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials announced Thursday morning. Quetta Gladiators Tom Banton and Islamabad United’s Fawad Ahmed and Lewis Gregory were among the players who tested positive for Covid-19.

It is to be noted that the families of players also joined the bio-bubble without spending time in quarantine and proper testing. They were also seen interacting with team players.

A large number of cricket fans including Pakistani speedster Hassan Ali have expressed their displeasure over the cancellation of the PSL league.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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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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