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Top 7 Best Run Scorers in Asia Cup History

Top 7 Best Run Scorers in Asia Cup History
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Top 7 Best Run Scorers in Asia Cup History

Asia cup is one of the most prestigious events in cricket tournaments and a great chance to improve your performance for other international cups. In the augural season of the Asia cup, only three teams participated, and now six teams are performing. So, here we will discuss the most run scorer in the Asia cup among all these teams.

Top Run Scorers:

Following are some of the top run scorers of the Asia cup:

1: Sanath Jayasuriya:

He is one of the most excellent former batsmen of Srilanka who has made a record by making the most runs in the Asia cup with a tally of 1220 runs. He is on the top list everywhere because of his outstanding performances. 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 with the highest score of 130 in the Asia cup.

2: Kumar Sangakkara:

Kumar Sangakkara is a former left-handed batsman from Srilanka and has made the record of making the most fifties in the Asia cup. He has made almost eight fifties in ODI matches and scored 2626 runs in 73 games. In Asia Cup, he scored 1075 runs in nearly 26 matches, along with four centuries and eight half-centuries. He ranks over the 2nd most run scorer as his highest score is 121 in the Asia cup.

3: Sachin Tendulkar:

He is a former captain of India who is also famous as the god of cricket because of his legendary performances. He has played almost 23 matches in the Asia cup with a score of 971 runs, and his highest score was 114 in the Asia cup. He has completed two centuries and seven fifties in his entire career in the Asia cup, which is indeed an outstanding achievement.

4: Shoaib Malik:

Shoaib Malik is a well-known player from Pakistan and is also considered one of the most experienced players who rank 4th with the highest score of 143 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. He has a great and successful career.

5: Rohit Sharma:

Rohit Sharma is a famous cricketer who is the highest run-scorer who has played 22 matches in the Asia cup with a score of 745 runs in one century and six fifties with the highest score of about 111. He had even shown excellent performance in the last Asia cup of 2018, which India won against Bangladesh after a competitive match.

6: Arjuna Ranatunga:

Arjuna Ranatunga was a former captain and a great cricketer from Srilanka who scored 741 runs in 19 matches with the highest score of about 131 with an average of 57.00. He even scored six fifties and one century.

7: Mushfiqur Rahim:

He is also a great cricketer from Bangladesh who scored 699 runs in 21 matches with the highest score of about 144 and an average of 36.78. He scored two fifties and two centuries. He was even the captain during the Asia cup of 2012 and qualified for the finals, but unfortunately, they lost to Pakistan.

Top-Run Scorers in ODI Matches:

Batsmen

Runs

Innings

Highest score

Sanath Jayasuriya 1220 24 130
Kumar Sangakkara 1075 23 121
Sachin Tendulkar 971 21 114
Shoaib Malik 786 15 143
Rohit Sharma 745 21 111
Arjuna Ranatunga 741 19 131
Mushfiqur Rahim 699 21 141

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