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Afghanistan down Pakistan Shaheens to secure final spot in Asian Games Cricket

03:46 PM | 6 Oct, 2023
Afghanistan down Pakistan Shaheens to secure final spot in Asian Games Cricket

Afghanistan outsmarted Pakistan Shaheens by four wickets in the semifinal of the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou, China on Friday. 

With this convincing victory, Afghanistan have now qualified for the final, where they will take on India in the gold medal clash while this defeat crashed Pakistan Shaheens of gold medal race in the event. 

Chasing a target of 116 runs, Afghanistan reached home in 17.5 overs for the loss of six wickets. Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib played an unbeaten cameo of 26 runs in 19 balls, which included four and three sixes, to help his side get over the line. Noor Ali Zadran was the highest scorer for the winning side with 39 runs in 33 balls. For Pakistan, Arafat Minhas and Usman Qadir claimed two wickets each.

Earlier, Afghanistan restricted Pakistan to 115 in 18 overs after winning the toss and electing to field first. Opener Omair Yousuf was the top run-scorer for Pakistan with 24 runs, however the rest of the batters could not impress. Fareed Ahmad was the pick of the bowlers for Afghanistan with figures of 3-15 in three overs. Pakistan will now face Bangladesh for the bronze medal tomorrow while India will face Afghanistan in the final on the same day.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 21 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 21, 2024 (Tuesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.7 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro moved up to 298 for buying and 301 for selling while British Pound rate is 350.5 for buying, and 354 for selling.

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

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 298 301
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.5 354
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.80
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739 747.8
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.53 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.65 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 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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