Jaffna Kings defeat Colombo Stars by 6 runs in a thriller

07:00 PM | 13 Dec, 2022
Jaffna Kings defeat Colombo Stars by 6 runs in a thriller

Jaffna Kings beat Colombo Stars by 6 runs in a thrilling match at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Monday in the Lanka Premier League 2022. Batting first, Jaffna Kings posted a big total of 178 for the loss of 5 wickets.

Chasing a big target, Colombo Stars started their innings on the wrong foot as they lost the first two wickets for just five runs. Dinesh Chandimal tried to stabilize his team’s innings but he couldn’t manage to stay on the crease for a long time.

The batter scored 19 runs off 18 balls including three boundaries. Captain Angelo Mathews hit the most runs for his team as he played an innings of 73 not out laced with eight boundaries and three sixes and made a strong partnership with Benny Howell who scored 43 runs off 20 balls including five boundaries and two sixes. However, they couldn’t manage to take Colombo Stars to victory.

Vijayakanth Viyaskanth and James Fuller were the picks of the bowlers for Jaffna Kings as they scalped two wickets each.

Earlier, Jaffna Kings were forced to bat first after losing the toss. For Jaffna Kings, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Avishka Fernando opened the innings. Fernando played a brilliant knock. He scored 32 runs from 31 balls including four boundaries. Shoaib Malik stayed not out for 35 runs. Towards the end of the innings, captain Thisara Perera made a blistering 29 from 13 balls, which included three boundaries and a six. 

For Colombo Stars, Benny Howell was the pick of the bowler, as he took two wickets from his allotted four overs. Naveen-ul-Haq and Dominic Drakes picked one wicket each.


Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 19 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 19 May 2024

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Baht THB 7.57 7.72


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