KARACHI – Fifties by Mohamamd Rizwan and Shan Masood, followed by Khushdil Shah's heroics in the last over, helped Multan Sultans chase down massive 207 against Lahore Qalandars in the third match of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the National Stadium Karachi on Saturday.
This is Multan Sultans' second successive win in this year's season
Earlier, Lahore Qalandars' posted a mammoth 206-run total for the loss of five wickets after they were invited to bat first.
Fakhar Zaman hit a blazing 76-run knock off just 35 balls, while Abdullah Shafique registered an 89-run opening stand.
Qalandars are playing the maiden game of the season while the team is led by ICC men's Cricketer of the Year for 2021 Shaheen Shah Afridi.
Multan Sultans: Khushdil Shah, Rilee Rossouw, Rizwan Hussain, Rovman Powell, Shan Masood, Aamer Azmat, Sohaib Maqsood. Asif Afridi, David Willey, Tim David, Johnson Charles, Mohammad Rizwan, Abbas Afridi, Anwar Ali, Blessing Muzarabani, Dominic Drakes, Imran Khan, Imran Tahir, Rumman Raees, Shahnawaz Dahani.
Lahore Qalandars: Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Harry Brook, Maaz Khan, Sohail Akhtar, David Wiese, Dean Foxcroft, Kamran Ghulam, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Imran, Samit Patel, Ben Dunk, Phil Salt, Zeeshan Ashraf, Ahmed Daniyal, Akif Javed, Haris Rauf, Matty Potts, Rashid Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Syed Faridoun, Zaman Khan.
In the second match today, Babar-led Karachi Kings will take on Quetta Gladiators.
The left-arm pacer of Karachi Kings, Mohammad Amir, and all-rounder Imad Wasim will miss a few matches of the seventh edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Pakistani rupee's value remained stable against US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal and other currencies in the open market.
On Monday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro rate stands at 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound GBP rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED currently hovers around 77.45 while rate of Saudi Riyal stands at 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The gold remained under pressure as the precious metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On the first day of the week, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,000 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,043
A single tola of 22-karat gold costs Rs170,539, while 21 karat rate for each tola is Rs. 192,325 and the price of 18k gold is Rs164,850.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2086, gaining $14.44 on Monday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Karachi||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Quetta||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Attock||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Multan||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,000||PKR 2,720|