LAHORE – Social media users have shared mix response after India beat Pakistan by four wickets in last-ball thriller of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Melbourne, Australia.
Virat Kohli, who had lost the T20 team captaincy after his unimpressive performance in the 2021 world cup, is returning to his form this year as he played unbeaten 82 runs inning to help India register win in the nail-biting contest.
Mohammad Nawaz delivered the last over when the Men in Blue needed 16 runs to win the match. However, Kohli did not succumb to the pressure and he achieved the requiring score in the six balls.
Twitter has flooded with reactions after the high-octane clash, with some holding umpires’ decisions responsible for the Pakistan defeat.
India won by cheating as usual.— Siraj Khan (@SirajK08) October 23, 2022
First umpire didn't give the no ball but when #ViratKohli asked him it's a no ball then umpire said Yes Sir it's a No Ball.
What a shame!#Melbourne#PakVsInd#PakistanVsIndia pic.twitter.com/xay7ekSM8t
A section is also slamming the Men in Green for not playing the game well while others are praising the both teams for displaying the stunning game.
Brilliant effort, Team Pakistan 🇵🇰 👏. Great game!— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) October 23, 2022
Pakistan needs a new captain. Babar is a great batsman but can’t not play attacking captainship. That makes Pakistan lose matches.— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) October 23, 2022
Pakistani rupee continued its momentum against the US dollar, and orther currencies in the open market on Thursday, as the local currency also improved in the inter-bank market.
On Thursday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.2 for buying and 286.15 for selling.
Euro comes down to 308 for buying and 311 for selling. British Pound rate dropped to 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.4 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.41||36.76|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.54||176.54|
Gold price in Pakistan remained under pressure as the yellow metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On Thursday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,100 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,130.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold costs Rs199,000, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs189,960 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,825.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2026, gaining $8.30 on Thursday.
Today Gold Price in Pakistan (4 September 2023)
|Lahore||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Karachi||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Quetta||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Attock||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Multan||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|