Most runs in Asia Cup history


Asia cup, A tournament where it rains for fours and sixes. We get to see a clash of six brilliant teams in the Asia cup. Once again there is good news for the cricket lovers because the fierce battle of cricket will be seen very soon. The Asia cup this time will see the top teams from the Asia race for supremacy. And the wait is about to end because the date of Asia cup 2020 has been announced. It will begin on August 27 this year and the final of the tournament will be played on September 11. But before that, Let’s take a look at the most runs scored by a player in Asia cup history.

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Most runs in Asia cup ODI

Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)24122013053.04
Kumar Sangakkara (SL)23107512148.86
Sachin Tendulkar (IND)2197111451.10
Shoaib Malik (PAK)1578614365.50
Rohit Sharma (IND)21745111*46.56
Arjuna Ranatunga (SL)19741131*57.00
Mushfiqur Rahim (BAN)2169914436.78
Mahela Jayawardene (SL)286747829.30
MS Dhoni (IND)19648109*64.80
Aravinda de Silva (SL)2464596*32.25

Sanath Jaisuriya from Sri Lanka scored the most runs in Asia cup history. In ODIs of this tournament  he has managed to score 1220 runs in just 24 innings with the average of 53.04. Kumar Sangakkara, also from Sri Lanka, is on the second spot with 1075 runs in 23 innings. 3 Indians are on the top 10 list of most runs in asia cup ODIs including Sachin Tendulkar on 3rd spot, Rohit Sharma on 5th and MS Dhoni on 9th. Now, let’s take a look at the most runs scored by an individual in Asia cup T20s.

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Most runs in Asia cup T20s

Babar Hayat (HKG)319412264.66
Sabbir Rahman (BAN)51768044.00
Muhammad Usman (UAE)71764629.33
Virat Kohli (IND)415356*76.50
Shaiman Anwar (UAE)71514625.16
Dinesh Chandimal (SL)41495837.25
Rohit Sharma (IND)51388327.60
Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)413275*44.00
Mohammad Shahzad (UAE)71295221.50
Rohan Mustafa (UAE)71227717.42

Read more: Highest runs in Asia Cup history

Recently, the Asia cup started conducting T20s instead of ODIs and Babar Hayat from Hong Kong has scored the most runs in this format so far. He has just played 3 innings but scored 194 runs with the average of 64.66. Sabbir Rahman from Bangladesh made 176 runs in 5 innings grabbing the second spot in the list. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma from India are also included in the top 10 players list of most runs in Asia cup T20s history.


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