Asia cup is one of the most awaited events soon to be started that is played alternatively in different formats: ODI and T20. All the nations participating are cricket-loving, but it will play in the T20 form this year.
But, in this article, we will discuss the best batting performances in the Asia cup. The nation is looking forward to their players’ performances and supporting them to the fullest to motivate and help them reach the cup.
Best Batting Performances in the Asia Cup
Following are the best batting performers in the Asia cup:
Sanath Jayasuriya was among the most popular players in Srilanka and represented his team well. He scored almost more than 1000 runs along with a strike rate of over 100 in the history of the Asia cup, And he has scored 6 ODI centuries in 24 innings and three fifties. His average is 53.04, and his strike rate is also an amazing 102.52. He scored 1220 runs in 24 innings, which is an impressive achievement.
Sachin Tendulkar scored 2 centuries and 7 fifties, He has played almost 23 matches in the Asia cup with a score of 971 runs, and his highest score was 114. His average was 51.1, and his strike rate was 85.47.
Arjuna Ranatunga, Mahela Jayawardene, and Kumar Sangakkara are the other members on the list.
Highest Individual Scores
Virat Kohli is one of the most senior players in India who is still fit and plays very well and also holds a record of the highest individual scores. With his highest score of 183 in the Asia cup, He had played 17 matches with an average score of 786 runs and has completed three centuries and three fifties in the Asia cup.
Not only Kohli but some other well-known players of different teams like Younis Khan with 144, Sohaib Malik with 143 and again Kohli score 136 runs, and Saurav Ganguly with 135 also holds a record of best batting performances ever by achieving the highest runs.
Highest Batting Average
MS Dhoni, a former captain of the Indian cricket team, also holds a record for the highest batting average. He has scored 571 runs in 12 innings with an average of 95.16.
Highest Batting Strike Rate
Shahid Afridi’s name will be first on the list in limited-overs cricket. Overall, Shahid Afridi leads the Asia Cup in strike rate with 140.74.