Every single time the Asia Cup has been played, players have given us some of the best displays of batting that are possible with both the bat and the ball. But do you know who has the best batting average in the Asia Cup? We are here exactly to give you that information. To know the best batting average in the Asia Cup, read our article below.
Best Batting Average in the Asia Cup
Nasir Jamshed (Pakistan)
Nasir Jamshed has the best batting average in the Aisa Cup. He has scored 298 runs in just six matches with a batting average of 74.50. Not only that but Nasir Jamshed had the highest partnership in the Asia Cup, scoring 224 runs for the first wicket with Mohammad Hafeez.
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MS Dhoni (India)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is in the second spot with the best batting average in the Asia Cup. Dhoni has a batting average of 69.00. He has played 24 matches and has scored 690 runs. Dhoni also stands in the top 10 list of most runs scored in the Asia Cup.
NS Sidhu (India)
Sidhu has played 14 matches in the span of 1988-1997 and has scored 530 runs with a batting average of 66.25.
Hashmatullah Shahidi (Afghanistan)
Shahidi of Afhanistan has scored 263 runs in just five matches. He just played one year and this is the least matches a player has played in Asia Cup. However, he has surely left an impact with his batting average of 65.75.
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One of Pakistan’s most recognizable and accomplished players is Shoaib Malik. On our list of players with the most runs scored in the Asia Cup, he is presently placed fourth. In 17 games, he has played, scoring 786 runs at an average of 64.78. Malik is the Asia Cup’s leading scorer with three century and three half-centuries.
After Shoaib Malik, the following are the best batting average in the Asia Cup:
- MS Atapattu (SL) – 64.20
- Virat Kohli (India) – 63.83
- Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pakistan) – 59.10
- M Azharuddin (India) – 58.50
- A Ranatunga (Sri Lanka) – 57.00
These were the top 5 best batting average in the Asia Cup so far.