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Celebs slam DRS misfire in Pakistan vs South Africa World Cup thriller

03:46 PM | 28 Oct, 2023
Celebs slam DRS misfire in Pakistan vs South Africa World Cup thriller
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LAHORE – Several celebrities have called the International Cricket Council (ICC) for controversial ‘umpire’s call’ rule in DRS after it cost Pakistan a crucial match against South Africa in ongoing World Cup 2023.

The rule came under massive debate after controversial LBW outcome of South Africa’s Tabraiz Shamsi led to heart-breaking loss to Pakistan as the defeat has put them on the verge of being knocked out of mega cricket event.

South Africa needed 8 runs with one wicket in hand. In the last delivery of the 46th over, Haris Rauf tried to trap Shamsi in front of the stumps. There was a big appeal but the umpire did not give it out. Babar immediately went for the DRS.

However, Shamsi survived in the replays due to the umpire’s call rule. Later, Proteas won the match in 48th over.

Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh slammed the rule. In a post on social media platform X, he wrote: "Bad umpiring and bad rules cost Pakistan this game.. @ICC should change this rule .. if the ball is hitting the stump that’s out whether umpire gave out or not out doesn’t matter.. otherwise what is the use of technology???"

Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana also said it was an out. He wrote: “Yeh Shamsi out tha bro..”

Pakistan singer Ali Zafar said the winner of the match for him is Pakistan. He said, “Pakistan won ! That was an OUT! ‘Impact in line!’ Yes, we can argue over it and can all have our own opinions. For me, Pakistan won”.

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A valid question my friends are asking that may haunt many for a long time: “Why did it take longer than usual for the review video. Something didn’t look right.” Perhaps some technical error?

“Regardless of everything, did anyone think the team would fight like that when it started ? Hats off to the boys. You have our love and respect,” he wrote.

Former skipper Shahid Afridi however encouraged the team to play gallantly in the remaining matches. 

“The thriller #CWC23 was desperately waiting for! Hard luck boys, on any other day, things would have gone in your way. One-wicket losses are devastating, but you need to keep your chins up as you gave your best and fought gallantly till the end,” he wrote on X.

Afridi also congratulated South Africa for pulling victory from the jaws of defeat. “A big round of applause to the Chennai crowd. Reminded me of their overwhelming support to us in the 1999 Test,” he said. 

Pacer Naseem Shah seemed to run out of words as he just shared a broken heart emoji on his X handle after Pakistan suffered defeat in the thriller. 

Cricketer Fawad Alam wrote, “Hard luck team Pakistan! But anyways, full marks for the effort by the bowlers to take it that close”. 

“I think we were 20 runs short with the bat, plus a bit unlucky with that Shamsi review in @HarisRauf14 ’s last over. But what a thriller of a game it was at the end,” he said.

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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
 
76.2
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
 
1.94
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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