Asian giants are ready to face each other in the upcoming Asia Cup of 2022 in T20 format. The tournament will start on 27th August and fans can’t wait to see their favourite players in the action. In this article, we have bought you interesting information about Asia Cup where we will list down the top 5 highest individual scores in Asia Cup’s history.
#5 Sourav Ganguly
At No.5 we have current former Indian captain and current BCCI president, Sourav Ganguly who scored 135 runs knock against Bangladesh in the year 2000 in Asia Cup. Dada was all over Bangladeshi bowlers and he did that with 6 fours and 7 sixes.
#4 Virat Kohli
At No.4 we have again an Indian legend, Virat Kohli who played a 136-run knock against Bangladesh in the 2014 Asia Cup while chasing a target of 280. He made 136 in 122 balls with 16 fours and 2 sixes. It was after this innings that Kohli was given the nickname of chase master.
#3 Shoaib Malik
Shoaib Malik played the innings of his life in the 2004 Asia Cup against India where he made his career-best score of 143 runs against India and completely trashed Indian bowlers. it was because of Malik’s innings Pakistan won the match.
#2 Younis Khan
At No.2 we have Pakistan’s legendary batsmen Younis Khan who played a knock of 144 runs just 1 run more than Shoaib Malik against Hong Kong to become the second highest individual scorer in the history of the Asia Cup. Khan made 144 off122 balls and he was just unstoppable that day.
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#1 Virat Kohli
At No.1 we have again former Indian captain, Virat Kohli who made 183 against Pakistan in the 2012 Asia Cup at Mirpur. Virat’s 183 against Pakistan is still the highest individual score in the history of the Asia Cup and it is also Virat’s personal best score in ODIs. India was chasing a mammoth target of 330 and Virat made it look so easy and won the game for India and for his idol Sachin Tendulkar who was playing his last ODI on that day.