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PSL 9: Quetta Gladiators win against Peshawar Zalmi by 16 runs

06:24 PM | 18 Feb, 2024
PSL 9: Quetta Gladiators win against Peshawar Zalmi by 16 runs
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LAHORE – Quetta Gladiators made a flying start in Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 9 journey with their first win against Peshawar Zalmi at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium on Sunday.

Yellow Storm spearheaded by Babar Azam struggled to chase a big target of 207-run as Purple Force put in remarkable effort in the death overs to ensure their maiden win.

Skipper Babar Azam was the top scorer with 68 runs, he slammed eight boundaries but his side fell 17 runs short of the mammoth target set by Rossouw-led Quetta Gladiators.

Young talent Saim Ayub and Babar Azam displayed top skills on the crease as they were heading towards 100 for no loss. Quetta managed to get a breakthrough in ninth over due to little misunderstanding between batters.

Saim returned to the pavilion after scoring 42 runs after getting run out leaving his 91-1 in 8.4 overs. Haris was next to get under on mere 7 runs. Skipper however remained on crease but was caught by Mohammad Wasim Jr.

Zalmi wickets then kept falling as Gladiators’ bowlers restricted them to 190 for six wickets, winning the match by 16 runs.

In first innings, power hitter Jason Roy and Saud Shakeel punished Zalmi’s bowler, stitching 157-run partnership. Shakeel returned on 74. Skipper Rossouw joined the party and hit the six off first ball.

For Zalmi, Irshad led the bowling side with figures of 3-38, while Luke Wood and Zeeshan got one scalp each.

Peshawar Zalmi won the toss and invited Quetta Gladiators to bat first in the second match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 9 at Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore.

Playing XIs:

Peshawar Zalmi: Babar Azam (c), Saim Ayub, Tom Kohler-Cadmore (wk), Mohammad Haris, Rovman Powell, Asif Ali, Haseebullah Khan, Mehran Mumtaz, Aamer Jamal, Salman Irshad, Waqar Salamkheil.

Quetta Gladiators: Jason Roy, Khawaja Nafay, Rilee Rossouw (c), Saud Shakeel, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Mohammad Wasim, Mohammad Hasnain, Abrar Ahmed, Usman Qadir, Mohammad Amir.

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pakistani rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 19 April 2024

Pakistani currency saw minor adjustment against global currencies on April 19, 2024. US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.4 for selling.

Euro comes down to 293 for buying and 296 for selling while British Pound stands at 342.25 for buying, and 345.65 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30.

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

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.4 280.4
Euro EUR 293 296
UK Pound Sterling GBP 342.25 345.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.2 75.9
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181 182.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.09 748.09
Canadian Dollar CAD 201 203
China Yuan CNY 38.44 38.84
Danish Krone DKK 39.69 40.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.53 35.88
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86 1.94
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 902.64 911.64
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.08 58.68
New Zealand Dollar NZD 164.22 166.22
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.31 25.61
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.87
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.45 77.15
Singapore Dollar SGD 204.5 206.5
Swedish Korona SEK 25.31 25.61
Swiss Franc CHF 305.08 307.58
Thai Bhat THB 7.56 7.71

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