LAHORE – Multan Sultans defeated Lahore Qalandars by 84 runs to reach the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) season eighth at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Wednesday.
Earlier, Multan Sultans won the toss and decided to bat first and posted 160 runs on the board. Usman Khan and Mohammad Rizwan built a strong opening stand with former smashing 29 and latter 33 off 29 balls before they were sent to pavilion. Rilee Rossouw could score only 13 runs as he was caught out by Haris Rauf on an excellent delivery by Zaman Khan.
3️⃣rd consecutive final for @MultanSultans as @lahoreqalandars crash to the third-lowest HBLPSL total.#HBLPSL8 | #SabSitarayHumaray | #LQvMS pic.twitter.com/JMEGQq70Jq— PakistanSuperLeague (@thePSLt20) March 15, 2023
At this, Kieron Pollard played heroic as he made 57 off 34 helping team set a fighting total for the hosts while Tim David made unbeaten 22 off 15.
Haris Rauf picked up three wickets.
In reply, Lahore Qalanadars bowled out for just 76 in the 15th over. Sultans’ Sheldon Cottrell took three wickets.
Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi will face each other in the Eliminator 1.
The loser of the Qualifier and the winner of the Eliminator 1 will clash in the Eliminator 2 on March 17.
The final will be played on March 19 in Lahore.
KARACHI – Pakistani rupee, which is facing blows in the open market, remained stable against the US dollar, in the inter-bank market on Wednesday.
The local currency moved slightly upward during the opening hours of trading in the inter-bank market. Before noon, PKR was hovering around 285.22, with a slight increase of Rs0.13.
As the situation remained under control in the interbank market, the rupee hits a fresh record low in the open market and was selling at 315 per dollar.
In a recent development, the IMF mission chief shared positive news, confirming that talks are underway with Pakistani authorities. The resumption of the IMF programme remains important for the crisis-hit country.
KARACHI - The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs 232,300 on Wednesday.The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs199,160.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs163,624 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 190,880.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Karachi||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Islamabad||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Peshawar||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Quetta||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Sialkot||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Attock||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Gujranwala||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Jehlum||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Multan||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Gujrat||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Nawabshah||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Chakwal||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Hyderabad||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Nowshehra||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Sargodha||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Faisalabad||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
|Mirpur||PKR 232,300||PKR 2,485|
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