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Asia Cup ODI Stats in Full Detail: Most Runs, Most Wickets, Highest Partnership and More

Here are the full stats and records of Asia Cup

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Asia Cup 2023 is going to be played in a hybrid format in Pakistan and Sri Lanka starting from 30th August 2023. The tournament has been the talk of the town due to the ruckus and controversies which have been created before the start of the tournament. This year, the Asia Cup is going to be bigger than ever as six teams including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Nepal are participating in the tournament. Asia Cup 2023 is going to be played in the ODI format. Currently, Sri Lanka is the Asia Cup title holder and the remaining five teams would look to win the tournament and get the title for themselves. Here we have covered the Asia Cup ODI format stars in detail to let you the impact which the teams and their members have created in the rich history of this tournament.

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India’s Virat Kohli celebrates after scoring a century (100 runs) during the Asia Cup Twenty20 international cricket Super Four match between Afghanistan and India at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on September 8, 2022. (Photo by SURJEET YADAV / AFP) (Photo by SURJEET YADAV/AFP via Getty Images)

Top 5 Highest Totals in Asia Cup

The highest ever total in Asia Cup history is 385/7 which was scored by Pakistan in 2010 against Bangladesh at the Dambulla cricket ground in Sri Lanka. The second highest total in Asia Cup history is 374/4 by India against Hong Kong in 2008 at Karachi Stadium in Pakistan.

TeamScoreOversRRInnsOppositionGroundMatch Date
Pakistan385/750.07.71v BangladeshDambulla21 Jun 2010
India374/450.07.481v Hong KongKarachi25 Jun 2008
Sri Lanka357/950.07.141v BangladeshLahore25 Jun 2008
Pakistan343/550.06.861v Hong KongColombo (SSC)18 Jul 2004
Sri Lanka332/850.06.641v BangladeshKarachi30 Jun 2008

Top 5 Lowest Totals in Asia Cup

The lowest ever score in Asia Cup history is just 87 runs scored by Bangladesh against Pakistan at Dhaka cricket ground in 2000. The second lowest total in the tournament also belongs to Bangladesh. They scored 94 against the same opponent in 1986 at Moratuwa.

TeamScoreOversRRInnsOppositionGroundMatch Date
Bangladesh8734.22.532v PakistanDhaka2 Jun 2000
Bangladesh9435.32.641v PakistanMoratuwa31 Mar 1986
Sri Lanka9641.02.341v IndiaSharjah8 Apr 1984
Bangladesh9945.02.21v IndiaChattogram27 Oct 1988
Hong Kong10545.22.312v BangladeshColombo (SSC)16 Jul 2004

Top 5 Highest Run-getters in Asia Cup

Sanath Jayasuriya, a former left-handed opener for Sri Lanka is the highest ever run getter in the tournament with 1220 runs in 25 matches at an average of 53.04 and a healthy strike rate of 102.52. He scored a total of 6 centuries during his stint in the tournament. His teammate Kumar Sangakkara has scored the most centuries in the tournament with a total of 8 to his name. Rohit Sharma is the only active cricketer to be the part of this list. He has amassed a total of 745 runs at average of 45.56 so far in his Asia Cup journey of 22 matches.

PlayerSpanMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR1005004s6s
ST Jayasuriya (SL)1990-200825241122013053.041190102.5263113923
KC Sangakkara (SL)2004-201424231107512148.86127284.514821077
SR Tendulkar (IND)1990-20122321297111451.10113685.47271088
Shoaib Malik (PAK)2000-20181715378614365.5086790.6533768
RG Sharma (IND)2008-201822215745111*46.5687784.941616017

Top 5 Highest Wicket-takers in Asia Cup

Legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muthiah Muralidharan has taken the most wickets in Asia Cup history. He dismissed a total of 30 batters at an economy of just 3.75 and an average of 28.83. He is closely followed by the slinga of cricket that is Lasith Malinga. The Sri Lankan pacer picked 29 wickets in just 14 matches at an average of 20.55 and an economy of 4.65. Malinga has three five wickets hails in ODI Asia Cup.

PlayerSpanMatInnsBallsOversMdnsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR45
M Muralidaran (SL)1995-201024241382230.213865305/315/3128.833.7546.0611
SL Malinga (SL)2004-20181414769128.16596295/345/3420.554.6526.5113
BAW Mendis (SL)2008-20148840868.05271266/136/1310.423.9815.6922
Saeed Ajmal (PAK)2008-20141212690115.06485253/263/2619.404.2127.60
WPUJC Vaas (SL)1995-20081919914152.220639233/303/3027.784.1939.73

Top 5 Highest Partnerships in Asia Cup

Nasir Jamshed and Mohammad Hafeez scored 224 runs for the first wicket partnership against India at Mirpur in 2012 to register the highest partnership in the history of Asia Cup. They are closely followed by Younis Khan and Shoaib Malik who constructed a partnership of 223 runs against Hong Kong in Colombo in 2004.

PartnersRunsWktTeamOppositionGroundMatch Date
Nasir Jamshed, Mohammad Hafeez2241stPakistanv IndiaMirpur18 Mar 2012
Younis Khan, Shoaib Malik2233rdPakistanv Hong KongColombo (SSC)18 Jul 2004
AM Rahane, V Kohli2133rdIndiav BangladeshFatullah26 Feb 2014
RG Sharma, S Dhawan2101stIndiav PakistanDubai (DSC)23 Sep 2018
Moin-ul-Atiq, Ijaz Ahmed2053rdPakistanv BangladeshChattogram29 Oct 1988

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