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PSL 2024, Match 8: Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United

10:24 AM | 22 Feb, 2024
PSL 2024, Match 8: Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United

LAHORE – Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by three wickets at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium in the eighth match of the Pakistan Super League 9 (PSL9) on Thursday. 

Quetta Gladiators won the toss and decided to field first. Batting first, Islamabad United set a 138-run target for Quetta Gladiators in 20 overs at the loss of 9 wickets. Chasing the target, Quetta Gladiators achieved the required number of runs in 18.2 overs at the loss of seven wickets.

Rossow-led Quetta have started the PSL9 campaign on a positive note as they have won all three matches so far.

In the first fixture, the Purple Force scored 206 runs and easily defended it outclassing Babar Azam's Zalmi to 190 runs. Gladiators also achieved a historic win over red-hot Lahore Qalandars in their first-ever win against Afridi-led squad in the history of the flagship cricket league.

In the batting section, power hitters Jason Roy and Saud Shakeel remain the team's power houses while new talent Khawaja Nafay along with Mohammed Amir, Akeal Hossein, Waseem Jr. and Mohammad Hasnain also displayed A-game.

Islamabad United managed to clinch the opener but lost the subsequent two matches out of the three played so far. They first beat defending champions Qalandars but were not lucky against Multan Sultans and now Quetta Gladiators.

United however remained strong in their second game, chasing down a 145-run target on the second last ball.

In their third game, United were looking for a strong comeback against Quetta Gladiators.

The pitch at Gaddafi Stadium continues to help batters as power hitters who find it easy to rake in big numbers while bowlers struggle.

Quetta Gladiators vs Islamabad United Squad

Quetta Gladiators: Jason Roy, Saud Shakeel, Khawaja Nafay, Rilee Rossow (C), Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sherfane Rutherford, Akeal Hosein, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Amir, Abrar Ahmed

Islamabad United: Colin Munro, Alex Hales, Agha Salman, Jordan Cox, Azam Khan (wk), Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan (C), Faheem Ashraf, Ubaid Shah, Naseem Shah, Tymal Mills

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee rate against US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - Check 14 April forex rates

Pakistani currency remains unchanged against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 14, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Sunday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.5 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 14 April 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.5 280.5
Euro EUR 299.95 302.9
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.45
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.3 74.05
Australian Dollar AUD 182.7 184.5
Bahrain Dinar BHD 739.38 747.38
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206.2
China Yuan CNY 38.45 38.85
Danish Krone DKK 40.45 40.85
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.57 35.92
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.86
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 903.91 912.91
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.92 59.52
New Zealand Dollar NZD 167.63 169.63
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.38 25.68
Omani Riyal OMR 722.1 730.1
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.35 77.05
Singapore Dollar SGD 206 208
Swedish Korona SEK 25.72 26.02
Swiss Franc CHF 307.11 309.61
Thai Bhat THB 7.61 7.76


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