HYDERABAD – New Zealand beat the Netherlands by 99 runs in the 6th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 in Hyderabad on Monday.
New Zealand showed consistency in bating that helped them set a tough target of 323 runs for the Netherlands at the loss of 7 wickets in 50 overs. Chasing the target, the Netherlands were all out for 223 runs in 46.3 overs. New Zealand's Mitch Santner wad declared the Player of The Match.
Devon Conway (32) and Will Young (70) built a strong opening stand. The momentum was kept up by Rachin Ravindra and Daryl Mitchell, who made 51 and 48, respectively.
Toma Latham smashed 53 while the final push was put by Mitch Santner, who showed fireworks with 36 off 17 balls.
Earlier, Netherlands won the toss and decided to field first.
Black Caps will be looking to dominate today after thrashing England in the mega event opener, the team is currently ranked number one with a staggering 2.149 net run rate (NRR).
The team however misses skipper Kane Williamson, who is still recovering from an injury whereas the Dutch eye comes back in today’s game. Scott Edwards led squad fell short against Pakistan by a huge margin in their first game in World Cup 2023.
The pitch at Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi Stadium offers helps bowlers with greater bounce, and batters could also score big as the game moves.
In past matches, New Zealand remained in a dominating position over the Netherlands. Both teams locked horns in four games with the Kiwis emerging winners all the time.
Netherlands: Scott Edwards (c), Max O'Dowd, Bas de Leede, Vikram Singh, Teja Nidamanuru, Paul van Meekeren, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Ryan Klein, Wesley Barresi, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad, Sybrand Engelbrecht.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Young.
Pakistani rupee saw marginal improvement against US dollar as it appreciated in the open bank market.
On Thursday, the US dollar moved up and was being quoted at 285.3 for buying and 288.15 for selling.
Euro moves down to 311 for buying and 314 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 358.5 for buying, and 361.5 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED stands at 78 whereas the Saudi Riyal rate stands at 76.20.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||361.5|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.63||36.98|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
KARACHI – The gold price continues to climb up in the local market in line of upward trend in international market.
On Thursday, the single tola of 24 Karat gold was available at Rs218,600, and the price for 10-gram gold reached Rs187,420.
Meanwhile, the 22 Karat Gold price stands at Rs200,380, 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs191,275 and 18k gold rate hoveres around Rs163,950.
In international market, the price of precious metal hovers around $2,045 per ounce.
|Lahore||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Karachi||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Islamabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Peshawar||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Quetta||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sialkot||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Attock||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujranwala||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Jehlum||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Multan||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Gujrat||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nawabshah||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Chakwal||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Hyderabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Nowshehra||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Sargodha||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Faisalabad||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|
|Mirpur||PKR 218,600||PKR 2,675|