Hockey World Cup 2018: Netherlands thrash Pakistan 5-1

01:02 PM | 9 Dec, 2018
Hockey World Cup 2018: Netherlands thrash Pakistan 5-1
BHUBANESWAR, India - Pakistan lost a must-win match to the Netherlands at the Hockey World Cup 2018 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.

The Dutch side beat Green Shirts 5-1 to finish 2nd in Group D. Pakistan has still made the crossover, having finished 3rd.

India will face the winner of the crossover between Netherlands & Canada, while Germany face the winner of Belgium vs Pakistan in Quarter Finals.

The match started at 6:30pm (PST). The live streaming of the fixture will be available on Star India’s official online streaming platform, Hotstar. You can find live score and live streaming on

PTV Sports will also televise all remaining matches of Pakistan.

According to the current standings of Pool D, Pakistan's goal difference is -1 whereas Malaysia's goal difference is -6.

Pakistan have won five times (including a shootout), while Netherlands have won thrice and two games have ended in a draw.

Netherlands, currently ranked fourth in the world, thumped Malaysia 7-0 in their opening game while Pakistan, ranked 13, went down fighting 0-1 to Germany.

The men in green were held by Malaysia 1-1 in their next game, while Netherlands were beaten 4-1 by Germany.

Captain Mohammad Rizwan Senior has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament due to a fractured finger. He will be replaced by Arslan Qadir.

Ammad Butt who had been given a one-match ban suspension before the game against Malaysia will be taking the field against Netherlands today.

Butt’s suspension was overturned on Saturday.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Pound, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today - Currency Rates 20 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 20, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.15 for buying and 280.85 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.35 and selling rate is 303.25.

British Pound rate is 354.85 for buying, and 358.35 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.70.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.15 280.85
Euro EUR 301.35 303.25
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.85 358.35
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.7 74.42
Australian Dollar AUD 184.75 186.55
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.5 205.5
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 36.05 36.05
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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