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PSL8: Multan Sultans beat Quetta Gladiators by nine runs

10:51 PM | 11 Mar, 2023
PSL8: Multan Sultans beat Quetta Gladiators by nine runs
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RAWALPINDI – Multan Sultans on Saturday defeated Quetta Gladiators by nine runs in the highest-scoring match of the Pakistan Super League 8 (PSL8) at the Pindi Cricket Stadium. 

Gladiators played hard to achieve the highest total of 262 runs to win the match but they could score only 253 in 20 overs. Omair bin Yousaf (67) and Iftikhar Ahmed (53) made efforts to surpass the target but losing wickets served blows to Gladiators. 

Earlier, Quetta Gladiators have won the toss and elected field first.

Usman Khan’s record breaking blitz helped Multan Sultans post a highest total of 262 runs in the history.

Khan, who achieved a milestone of fastest century of the PSL, smashed 120 off 43 while Sultans’ skipper Mohammad Rizwan made 55 runs. Tim Davir and Kieron Pollard scored 43 and 23 runs to carry on the momentum  after Rizwan and Khan were dismissed. 

Multan Sultans team has already qualified for the playoffs after defeating Peshawar Zalmi on Friday.  Multan Sultans are ranked at third place on the points table after winning five matches out of the nine they had played so far.

Rilee Rossouw hit the fastest PSL century off 41 balls, improving his own record by two balls, and Kieron Pollard blasted a 25-ball 52 as Multan Sultans achieved the 243-run target with five balls to spare. 

Squads:

Multan Sultans: Mohammad Rizwan ©, Shan Masood, Rilee Rossouw, David Miller, Tim David, Kieron Pollard, Anwar Ali, Usama Mir, Abbas Afridi, Mohammad Ilyas, Ihsanullah

Quetta Gladiators: Omair Yousuf, Martin Guptill, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Mohammad Nawaz, Iftikhar Ahmed, Najibullah Zadran, Umar Akmal, Dwaine Pretorius, Naseem Shah, Naveen-ul-Haq, Aimal Khan

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 4 March 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on March 4, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 4 March 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89

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