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T20 World Cup 2024: India book berth in Super Eights after defeating USA

07:50 PM | 12 Jun, 2024
T20 World Cup 2024: India book berth in Super Eights after defeating USA

NEW YORK – India marched into the Super 8 stage of the T20 World Cup 2024 with a nail-biting win of seven wickets over the USA in New York on Wednesday. 

Suryakumar Yadav (50) and Shivam Dube (31) stitched the middle order partnership, guiding their side to next round of the mega cricket event. 

India lost three wickets of their top order – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Rishab Pant – in early blows. At this point Yadav and Dube showed fireworks with bat as the Team Blue achieved the target of 111 runs in 18.2 overs.

USA set 111 runs target for India to win the 25th match of the World Cup 2024 in New York.

India won the toss and elected to field first against USA and restricted the host at 110-8 after 20 overs.

Arshdeep Singh took four wickets while Hardik Pandya got two wickets.

Both teams from Group A are facing off at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York. The Indian team's captain, Rohit Sharma, won the toss and chose to field.

Both teams have won two matches each in the tournament and are playing their third match today. The team that wins today’s match will qualify for the Super Eight.

If USA wins today then Pakistan will be eliminated from the mega event. Pakistan registered only one victory against Canada yesterday.

After winning the toss the Indian Captain Rohit Sharma said, “We will bowl first. It has played better in the last two games, but you need to assess the conditions quickly and then let the game take over. It's all about constantly getting better and keeping the momentum going. It's important to do the right things. That was a great game to play, we didn't have enough runs on the board, but the bowlers came to the party and won the game for us. We're playing the same team."

Squads:

USA: Steven Taylor, Shayan Jahangir, Andries Gous, Nitish Kumar, Aaron Jones (c), Corey Anderson, Harmeet Singh, Shadley van Schalkwyk, 9 Jasdeep Singh, Saurabh Netravalkar, Ali Khan

India: Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shivam Dube, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Arshdeep Singh

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Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 19 July 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 19, 2024 (Friday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 278.9 for buying and 280.8 for selling. Euro's buying rate remains stable at 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 354.75 for buying, and 358.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.4 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 278.9 280.8
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354.75 358.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.4 77.15
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
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 3.33 3.43
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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