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Asia Cup: 10 records of Asia Cup, which you should know before India-Pakistan match

New Delhi: T20 Asia Cup 2022 will start from August 27 with the match between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. Both the teams will take on each other at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. On the very next day, the biggest match of the tournament will be played between India and Pakistan. Both the teams will clash with each other on August 28 at the same ground in Dubai. Only Asian teams participate in this tournament, but the attraction of the competition is seen only between the top few teams. In such a situation, before the start of this tournament, let us know the 10 big records made in the Asia Cup so far.

1- Highest run-scorer in Asia Cup

Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for the most runs in the history of Asia Cup. Sachin played a total of 23 matches in this tournament in which he scored 971 runs at an average of 51.10. During this, Sachin scored 7 fifties and 2 centuries. At the same time, the name of Pakistani batsman Shoaib Malik comes at number two in this case. Shoaib has scored 907 runs in 21 matches. His run-scorer average in this tournament is 64.78, which includes three centuries and four half-centuries.

Rohit Sharma’s name comes at number three. Rohit has played 27 matches in this tournament in which he has scored 883 runs. Rohit has scored 7 fifties and 1 century during this period.

2- Highest wicket-taker

Pakistan’s Saeed Ajmal has the name of taking the most wickets in the Asia Cup so far. Ajmal has taken 25 wickets in 12 matches. At the second place is Ravichandran Ashwin of India who has taken 22 wickets in 18 matches.

3- Best Bowling

The record for the best bowling in this tournament is in the name of former India cricketer Virender Sehwag. Sehwag took four wickets for 6 runs against Bangladesh in 2010. At the same time, the name of Pakistan’s Sohail Tanveer is at number two, who took five wickets for 48 runs against Sri Lanka in 2008.

4-biggest innings

The record of playing the biggest in this tournament is in the name of Virat Kohli. Virat played an excellent innings of 183 runs against Pakistan in the year 2012. On the other hand, Younis Khan of Pakistan, who scored 144 runs against Hong Kong, came second.

5- Largest partnership

India’s opener batsman Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have the record of most partnership in Asia Cup. Rohit and Shikhar had a partnership of 210 runs against Pakistan in the year 2018. At the same time, in the year 2018 itself, the record of the second highest partnership of 154 runs was made between Babar Azam and Imam-ul-Haq of Pakistan against Afghanistan.

6- Most centuries

In the history of Asia Cup, there are two players combined to score the most centuries. India Virat Kohli and Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik have scored three centuries each in this tournament.

7- Most fifties

India’s Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit are joint first in the list of most fifties in the Asia Cup. Both have scored seven half-centuries each in the Asia Cup. While Inzamam-ul-Haq is in second place with 6 fifty.

8- Highest score

Pakistan holds the record for the highest total score in this tournament. Pakistan had scored 385 for 7 against Bangladesh in the year 2010. At the same time, India is in second place in this matter. India had scored 374 for 4 against Hong Kong in the year 2008.

9- Lowest score

The Pakistani team is at the first place in terms of making the lowest score in the tournament. Pakistan’s team was reduced to just 83 runs against India in 2016. At the same time, the Indian could score 166 runs in 2016 itself.

10- Most titles

India holds the record for most titles in Asia Cup. India has captured the title a record seven times (1984, 1988, 1990–91, 1995, 2010, 2018). At the same time, Pakistan won the title in 2000 and 2012.
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