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Rashid Khan dedicates Afghanistan's World Cup win over England to Palestinians

03:36 PM | 16 Oct, 2023
Rashid Khan dedicates Afghanistan's World Cup win over England to Palestinians
Source: social media

NEW DELHI – Afghanistan registered a stunning 69-run win over defending champions England in the first major upset of the  ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 on Sunday.

Afghanistan bowled out England for 215 as they were pursuing a target of 285 runs. They have scripted just their second Cricket World Cup win, eight years since their last against Scotland in Australia.

Put in to bat first, Afghanistan built a decent total, but then outdid the England bowlers with their spin trio reigning over the famed English batting line-up.

After securing memorable win, Afghan spinner Rashid Khan took to social media platform X where he dedicated the victory to people of Afghanistan and Palestine.

“This was for our brothers and sisters in Afghanistan & Palestine. This will be one of the most memorable match. Thank you for your love and support,” he wrote.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08

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