PSL8: Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators by 4 wickets

11:20 PM | 20 Feb, 2023
PSL8: Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators by 4 wickets
Source: Pakistan Super League (Twitter)

KARACHI – Peshawar Zalmi outclassed Quetta Gladiators in the ninth fixture of this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL) season against Quetta Gladiators at National Bank Cricket Arena on Monday.

Zalmi needed 155 runs to win the match, and they were successful with four wickets in hand.   

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Earlier, Zalmi won the toss and decided to bowl first against Gladiators.

Batting first, Quetta Gladiators scored 154 runs at the loss of four wickets in 20 overs. Quetta Gladiators batsmen Iftikhar Ahmed hit 50 not out off 34 balls, while Sarfaraz Ahmed made 39 runs off 30 balls. On the bowling side, Usman Qadir took two wickets after conceding 26 runs and Jimmy Neesham claimed one wicket for 28 runs. 

In response, Peshawar Zalmi achieved the target in 18.3 overs at the loss of six wickets. Peshawar Zalmi batsmen Jimmy Neesham scored 38 runs off 23 balls and Rovman Powell hit 36 runs in 23 balls. Mohammad Hasnain took three wickets for 13 runs and Naseem Shah took one wicket for 19 runs. 

Babar Azam-led Yellow Storm has won one out of the two games played in this year’s sports gala. In their opening game, Zalmi outfoxed Karachi Kings but were dealt a blow in second game against Multan Sultans.

Gladiators, on the other hand, have bagged one out of the two games played in the Twenty20 league this year. In their opening game against table toppers Multan Sultans, Sarfaraz-led squad suffered a huge loss but managed a comeback against Karachi Kings.

As per the pitch conditions, the team winning the toss will prefer to bat first to score big numbers to put the opposition under pressure as in the last 3 games, two fixtures have been taken by teams batting first.


Quetta Gladiators: Jason Roy, Martin Guptill, Abdul Bangalzai, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Umar Akmal, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Odean Smith, Qais Ahmad, Naseem Shah, Mohammad Hasnain

Peshawar Zalmi:  Mohammad Haris (wk), Babar Azam (c), Saim Ayub, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Rovman Powell, James Neesham, Wahab Riaz, Khurram Shahzad, Salman Irshad, Sufiyan Muqeem

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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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