Afghanistan make history after beating Bangladesh to reach T20 World Cup semi-finals

10:12 AM | 25 Jun, 2024
Afghanistan make history after beating Bangladesh to reach T20 World Cup semi-finals

Cricket underdog Afghanistan etched their name history as team defeated Bangladesh by 8 runs using DLS method in a thrilling fixture.

Rashid Khan led team secured their first-ever T20 World Cup semifinal spot after their career best performance. Skipper Rashid Khan's crucial 10-ball 19, with three sixes, helped Afghanistan reach 115/5 in their 20 overs against Bangladesh in their last Super Eight match at St Vincent on Tuesday.

The heavy showers started after last ball, prompting the groundsmen to quickly cover the field. Despite the challenging conditions, Bangladesh will be pleased with their bowling effort, restricting Afghanistan to a modest total.

Opting to bat first, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran provided Afghanistan with a steady start, navigating difficult batting conditions. Tigers maintained tight lines and lengths, and except for Rashid's late three sixes, the Afghan batsmen struggled to keep compusure.

Player of the Match, Naveen said his team worked so hard over the past few years and dreamed of this day. 

Meanwhile, two semifinals are now set, first Afghanistan vs South Arica and second facig heavy weights India and England.

SF1: South Africa vs Afghanistan

SF2: India vs England

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 15 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 15, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)       
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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