Pakistan’s World Cup semi-final qualification scenario after Australia beat Afghanistan

10:11 AM | 8 Nov, 2023
Pakistan’s World Cup semi-final qualification scenario after Australia beat Afghanistan
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Australia on Tuesday beat Afghanistan by three wickets as five-time world champions made a miraculous turnaround to beat Asian side in must win clash in World Cup 2023.

Aussies' victory has given help to struggling Pakistan as Men in Green are looking to advance to next stage of leading the ICC event. With eight points, the Pakistani team is facing Afghanistan and Kiwis for a place in the semi-final.
Despite Australia's victory, Men in Green's progression to semis remains uncertain.

With Cummins-led Australia advancing to the knockout stage, Pakistan, New Zealand, and Afghanistan are vying to move forward.

If Afghanistan win against South Africa, they will have 10 points on the points table however their current run rate is negative and thus looking to outclass South Africa with a big margin.

Babar XI's direct contest for the one last place in the semi-final is with Black Caps. New Zealand ranked fifth with 0.398 NRR while Pakistan stands next to them with 0.036 NRR.

Qualification Scenario for Pakistan

If New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 50 runs, Pakistan will have to slam England by 180 runs.

If New Zealand outclass Sri Lanka by 1 run, Pakistan will have to beat England by 131 runs.

If Sri Lanka beat Kiwis, Pakistan will just have to beat England and will advance to semis.

If Sri Lanka vs New Zealand washed out due to showers, Men in Green will just have to beat England to qualify.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 22 February 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 22, 2024 (Thursday)

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 300.2 for buying and 303.2 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 350.6 for buying, and 354.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.2 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 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 300.2 303.2
UK Pound Sterling GBP 350.6 354.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.2 76.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.45 75.2
Australian Dollar AUD 181.15 183.15
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.32 751.32
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.15 209.15
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 207.1 209.1
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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