When a cricket player makes 100 runs or more in a single inning, it is said to make a century. Forty-three players from different teams made fifty-three total centuries in Asia cup history. Most centuries in Asia Cup were made by Indian and Pakistan players. Bangladesh scores the minimum centuries. While Afghanistan and UAE players also make centuries.
First Century in Asia Cup
Moin-ul-Atiq is the first player from Pakistan, who made 1st century in Asia Cup against Bangladesh in 1988. In the same match, Ijaz Ahmed also scored 124 runs without not out. From 1990 to 1995, Sachin Tendulkar and Navjot Singh made lone centuries in this edition. In the 2008 Asia Cup, most centuries were made by players. From 1984 to 1986, there was no century made by any player.
Sanath Jayasuriya holds the record for the highest number of centuries in the Asia Cup. Kumar Sangakkara gets the 2nd position in scored most centuries. Another record of Kumar’s is that he made 3 centuries in a single tournament in 2008.
Kholi and Shoaib malik made 3, 3 centuries in the Asia cup. In 2010 Shahid Afridi made 2 centuries in a tournament as a captain that never other captains made. In 2012, Kohli made 183 scores against Pakistan, which is the highest individual score by a player.
List of Most Centuries in Asia Cup History
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