After a lengthy delay of 4 years, the Asia Cup 2022 is scheduled to take place from August 27 through September 11. According to sources, the Sri Lanka cricket board has stated that due to the political unrest and economic problems present on the island nation, they are unable to host the tournament in their own home. As a result, the Asian Cricket Council chose UAE to host the 15th edition.
The tournament will be run jointly in the gulf nation by Sri Lanka, the UAE, and the Asian Cricket Council. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan are the 5 nations that have already qualified for the competition.
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ASIA CUP TEAM INDIA OVERALL RECORD
India is the most successful team in Asia Cup history. They have won 7 out of the 14 tournaments so far. Given below is the performance of team India in all editions of the Asia Cup:
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BOWLERS RECORDS, STATS
MOST WICKETS – IRFAN PATHAN -22
BEST BOWLING FIGURE IN AN INNINGS– ARSHAYD AYUB -5/21- 1988
BEST ECONOMY RATE– KIRTI AZAD- 1
MOST RUNS CONCEDED IN AN INNINGS– T KUMARAN- 86 vs PAK(2000)
MOST WICKETS IN A SEASON– IRFAN PATHAN -14-2004
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Worst bowling figures in the Asia Cup FAQs
- Who’s the leading wicket-taker for India in Asia Cup history?
Irfan Pathan leads the chart with 22 wickets.
- Who has conceded the most runs in an innings in an Asia Cup match?
T Kumaran holds the record having conceded 86 runs against Pakistan in the 2000 edition.
- Who has obtained the best bowling figures in an Asia Cup innings?
Arshayd Ayub had figures of 5/21 in the 1988 edition.