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Islamabad United players celebrate PSL9 title with Palestine flags, video goes viral

09:29 AM | 19 Mar, 2024
Islamabad United players celebrate PSL9 title with Palestine flags, video goes viral
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Islamabad United members on Monday were crowned Pakistan Super League season 9 and the team members celebrated its record victory with the Palestinian flag, expressing solidarity with the war hit Palestinians.

Despite the Holy Month of Ramadan, dozens of Palestinians were killed in overnight Israeli bombardment and toll stands at 31,645. Besides the attack, food shortages in Gaza have already exceeded famine levels, and experts hinted at mass deaths.

The celebration of United rare win garnered a lot of attention on social media, with people sharing photos and clips of the players celebrating their historic win with the Palestinian flag.

Hunain Shah, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, and others walked around Karachi stadium with Gaza flags, showing solidarity with oppressed people.

Shadab Khan's men claimed their third PSL title, having won previously in 2016 and 2018, making them the most successful team in PSL history.

The final game was a thriller that came down to the last ball, with Hunain Shah hitting the winning four. Despite losing early wickets, a crucial partnership between Martin Guptill and Azam Khan put Islamabad in a strong position.

Imad Wasim and Naseem Shah also contributed valuable runs towards the end of the innings. In the first innings, Multan Sultans had a shaky start but recovered with a solid partnership between Mohammad Rizwan and Usman Khan. Despite losing wickets, they managed to post a competitive total, thanks to Iftikhar's contribution towards the end.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk

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Currency Rates in Pakistan Today - Pak Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Dirham, Riyal 23 May 2024

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 23, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.25 for buying and 280.25 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.2 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.45.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 23 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 277.25 280.25
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
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 740.52 748.52
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.51 38.91
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.34 3.45
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.3 912.3
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.11 172.11
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.46 731.46
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 305.97 308.47
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82

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