Asia Cup will start on the 27th of August and fans are already very excited to see their favourite stars in action. India is the most successful team in the Asia Cup winning the cup 7 times. This year Asia Cup will be played in the T20 format and it will provide perfect preparation for the upcoming T20 world cup in Australia.
In this article, we will see the top 5 highest run scorers in Asia Cup for the most successful team of the tournament that is India.
#5 Shikhar Dhawan
Indian left-handed opener, Dhawan is at No.5 on our list. He has scored 613 runs in 13 matches of the Asia Cup with an average of 51. He was player of the tournament in the 2018 Asia Cup. Dhawan has 2 centuries and 3 half centuries in the tournament.
#4 MS Dhoni
Former Indian captain MS Dhoni has scored 690 runs in 20 innings of the Asia cup. He won Asia Cup in 2010 as captain. Dhoni has scored 1 century and 3 half centuries in the tournament. Dhoni is at No.4 on our list.
#3 Virat Kohli
Former Indian captain Virat Kohli is at No.3 on our list. Virat has amazing records in Asia Cup. Kohli is the sixth highest run scorer in Asia Cup’s history and talking about average he has scored 766 runs in 14 innings with an average of 63. Kohli has 3 centuries and 2 half centuries in Asia Cup.
#2 Rohit Sharma
Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is all set to lead team India in the upcoming Asia Cup. Hitman is also among the top run scorers in the tournament’s history. he has scored 883 runs in 26 innings with an average of 42, Rohit has 1 century and 7 half centuries in the tournament.
#1 Sachin Tendulkar
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is not only the highest run scorer for India but he is also the third highest run-scorer in the history of the Asia Cup. Tendulkar has scored 971 runs in 23 matches with an average of 51 with 2 centuries and 7 half centuries in eh tournament.