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BCCI's shocking decision on Kohli's T20 World Cup fate

08:30 PM | 17 Apr, 2024
Virat Kohli

In a significant development, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided on star batter Virat Kohli's participation in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024.

Amidst growing speculation surrounding Kohli's inclusion in the T20 World Cup squad and criticism over his strike rate, the recent match where Kohli registered the slowest century in the Indian Premier League (IPL) had intensified the debate.

Reports emerged suggesting that Kohli might not be included in the Indian squad for the World Cup, sparking discussions within the BCCI.

However, it now appears that the BCCI has decided to include Virat Kohli in the squad for the T20 World Cup and also consider him for the opening position.

According to a report by the Indian newspaper Dainik Jagran, the BCCI has finalized the decision to include Kohli in the squad for the World Cup, set to commence in the United States and the West Indies in June.

Kohli's participation in the mega event was discussed in a meeting between the selection committee comprising captain Rohit Sharma, head coach Rahul Dravid, and chief selector Ajit Agarkar.

Virat Kohli, known for his stellar batting career, has also displayed commendable performance as an opener, boasting an average of 57 in nine international matches, with 400 runs to his credit. He has also opened for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.

It is worth noting that the ICC T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in June, with matches taking place in the United States and the West Indies. The final squads for the T20 World Cup are expected to be announced soon.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 22 May 2024

 Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 22, 2024 (Wednesday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.05 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349 for buying, and 352.5 for selling.

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

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 22 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 277.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349 352.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.95
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.45 74.2
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.34 748.34
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.34 59.94
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.13 731.13
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.98 26.28
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82

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