Asia Cup 2022 has finally ended and what a tournament it was for cricket lovers. No match was boring or one-sided, we saw some great matches in this Asia Cup. In this article, we will see the top 5 highest run scorers in Asia Cup 2022.
#5 Pathun Nissanka
Sri Lankan batter, Pathun Nissanka has done a good job for Sri Lanka in this tournament. He made 173 runs in 6 innings with an average of 34.60 with two half-centuries. His highest score in the tournament was 55*.
#4 Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Bhanuka Rajapaksa was the most crucial batsman for Sri Lanka in this tournament. His 71 runs innings in the finals were enough for Sri Lanka to lift the title. He made 191 runs in 6 innings with an average of 47.75 in a one-half century. His highest score in the tournament was 71 which came in the finals. His average strike rate was also 149.21 highest on our list.
#3 Ibrahim Zadran
It was Gurbaz who came into the limelight earlier but as the tournament proceeded it was Ibrahim Zadran who became the face of Afghanistan’s batting. He scored only one-half century in the tournament and that too against India where his team was struggling. He made 196 runs in only 5 innings with an average of 65.33. his highest score was 64* against India.
#2 Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli was the highlight of this tournament. Although India lost their chance to reach the finals even after having a tag of favourites before the tournament. Virat Kohli was out of form to begore this tournament but he scored runs from the very first match where he made 35 against Pakistan and then after scoring two half-centuries against Hong Kong and Pakistan, he made every cricket fan fall in love with him when he scored his much awaited 71st international century against Afghanistan and also his first in T20. Kohli made 276 runs in only 5 innings with 2 half centuries and 1 century with a strike rate of 147.59 in the whole tournament.
#1 Mohammad Rizwan
Mohammad Rizwan was the lone warrior for Pakistan in this tournament. It was Rizwan who carried the whole Pakistan batting on his shoulders. He never gave up and also, and he was consistent throughout the tournament. Rizwan scored three half-centuries in this cup with the highest score of 78*. He was the leading run-scorer in Asia Cup 2022. He made 281 in 6 innings with a strike rate of 117.57. Rizwan scored a half-century in the final but unfortunately, his knock went in vain.