WATCH: Glimpse of ICC World Cup 2023 trophy in Pakistan

02:29 PM | 16 Sep, 2023
WATCH: Glimpse of ICC World Cup 2023 trophy in Pakistan
Source: PCB

LAHORE – The ICC World Cup 2023 trophy embarked on a three-day tour in Pakistan, making appearances at various historic landmarks and in front of enthusiastic fans.

The official ICC Twitter account, now known as X, shared a video titled “Pakistan Diaries” showcasing the trophy’s journey across the country.

The trophy’s visit to Pakistan began with its unveiling by former Pakistani cricketer and current Advisor to Chief Minister Punjab for Sports, Wahab Riaz.

Fans had the opportunity to view the ICC World Cup trophy at iconic locations such as Badshahi Mosque, Minar-e-Pakistan, and other historical sites.

The trophy commenced its global tour in India, the tournament’s host, on June 27. It has since traveled to Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, the USA, the West Indies, Bangladesh, Kuwait, Bahrain, Italy, France, and England.

Notably, the tournament will feature 10 teams competing for the prestigious title across 10 venues from October 5 to November 19. The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the tournament opener as well as the final.

The Cricket World Cup will employ a round-robin format, with all teams facing each other in 45 league matches. The top four teams will progress to the semifinals, scheduled for November 15 in Mumbai and November 16 in Kolkata. Reserve days are allocated for the semifinals and final.

It’s worth mentioning that Pakistan has yet to announce its squad for this highly anticipated event.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 26 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 26, 2024 (Monday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 26 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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