Best Economy Rates In Asia Cup


Cricket fans would be no strangers to the Asia Cup. Founded in 1983 and officially inaugurated in 1984, the Asia Cup cricket tournament has played host to some of the biggest names in cricket history. From the likes of the ‘Little Master’ Sachin Tendulkar and Sanath Jayasuriya to the pace spearhead Lasith Malinga and spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan, Asia Cup cricket has been anything but dull.

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India have won the title seven times since the Asia Cup inception while also winning the final of the Asia Cup 2018 to enter this year’s event as the defending champions. The Asia Cup cricket 2022 edition will be played in a T20I format unlike in the Asia Cup 2018 which was competed in an ODI format.

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Players With Best Economy Rates In Asia Cup History

Just like how batting is expected to play a crucial role for every team to win matches, economical bowling is just as important in the shortest format of the game. Here, we take a look at the top 10 bowlers with the best economy rate in Asia Cup history:

Lasith Malinga (SL)15132.16622335/3418.844.70
Muttiah Muralitharan (SL)24230.213865305/3128.833.75
Ajantha Mendis (SL)868.05271266/1310.423.98
Saeed Ajmal (PAK)12115.06485253/2619.404.21
Shakib Al Hasan (BAN)18144.25730244/4230.415.05
Chaminda Vaas (SL)19152.220639233/3027.784.19
Mashrafe Mortaza (BAN)24168.37982232/1242.695.82
Ravindra Jadeja (IND)18128.14585224/2926.594.56
Irfan Pathan (IND)12109.11605224/3227.505.54

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Asia Cup Cricket 2022 Schedule

The Asia Cup cricket 2022 tournament has been scheduled to kick-start from August 27 with Afghanistan and Sri Lanka playing the first match at 7:30 pm IST in Dubai. The following day, arch-rivals India and Pakistan will meet once again to fight for honour and glory. Following is the cricket Asia Cup 2022 schedule:

Group A:

India v Pakistan: 28 August, Dubai
India v Qualifier: 31 August, Dubai
Pakistan v Qualifier: 2 September, Sharjah

Group B:

Sri Lanka v Afghanistan: 27 August, Dubai
Bangladesh v Afghanistan, 30 August, Sharjah
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1 September, Dubai

Super 4:

B1 v B2: 3 September, Sharjah
A1 v A2: 4 September, Dubai
A1 v B1: 6 September, Dubai
A2 v B2: 7 September, Dubai
A1 v B2: 8 September, Dubai
B1 v A2: 9 September, Dubai

The final will be played on September 11 in Dubai.

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