Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs

Sarfraz Ali 09:35 AM | 8 Mar, 2015
Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs
SYDNEY (Web Desk) - Australia, on Sunday, defeated Sri Lanka by 64 runs, in pool A match during the ongoing cricket world cup 2015, when Lankans failed to chase the target of 377 runs in Sydney cricket ground.

Sri Lanka's experienced Sangakara thrashed Aussies with 107 runs but the whole team collapsed during 47 over of the innings falling 64 runs short of the target. Dilshan and Chandimal managed to score 62 and 52 runs respectively despite 6 batsmen failed to get into double figures.

Australia's Faulkner ousted three Lankans, whereas Starc and Johnson supported him by picking two wickets each.

When Aussies opened batting, Finch and Warner hardly stood at the crease and were bowled out at 41 runs in 9th over of the innings. Later on Smith, Clarke, Maxwell and Watson contributed 72, 68, 102 and 67 runs respectively to lift a big target.

Malinga and Perera both picked 2 wickets whereas Mathews, Dilshan and Parasanna managed for one wicket each.

Earlier, Australia won the toss and chose to bat in the crunch World Cup Pool A game against Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.

The 1996 winners Sri Lanka lead the Aussies by one point in the group standings and a win would clinch second spot in the pool behind leaders New Zealand.

Shane Watson returned to Australia's line-up, batting at No.6 for Mitchell Marsh after he was dropped for the last win over Afghanistan, while spinner Xavier Doherty will get his first start in the tournament for paceman Josh Hazlewood.

Sri Lanka made three changes, with leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna, batsman Upul Tharanga and all-rounder Sachithra Senanayake coming in for the injured duo Dimuth Karunaratne and Rangana Herath, with Suranga Lakmal also left out.


Today's currency exchange rates in Pakistan - Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal rates on March 21, 2023

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 21, 2023 (Tuesday).

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 283.15 286.15
Euro EUR 298.5 301.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 340.5 344
U.A.E Dirham AED 77.25 78
Saudi Riyal SAR 75.2 76
Australian Dollar AUD 187 189.4
Bahrain Dinar BHD 749.54 757.54
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.5 209.5
China Yuan CNY 40.91 41.31
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.9 36.25
Indian Rupee INR 3.41 3.52
Japanese Yen JPY 2.06 2.11
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 916.88 925.88
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 62.85 63.45
New Zealand Dollar NZD 176.66 178.6
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.33 26.63
Omani Riyal OMR 732.14 740.14
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 77.42 78.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.5 209.5
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 305.25 307.78
Thai Bhat THB 8.26 8.41

Today's gold rates in Pakistan – 21 March 2023

KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 204,700 on Tuesday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs175,500.  

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.

City Gold Silver
Lahore PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Karachi PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Islamabad PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Peshawar PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Quetta PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Sialkot PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Attock PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Gujranwala PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Jehlum PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Multan PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Bahawalpur PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Gujrat PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Nawabshah PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Chakwal PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Hyderabad PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Nowshehra PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Sargodha PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Faisalabad PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390
Mirpur PKR 204,700 PKR 2,390


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