The much-awaited tournament, Asia Cup 2023 will start next week. Asia Cup will be an important tournament concerning the ODI World Cup ahead this year. In this article, we will see the top 5 players with the highest batting average in Asia Cups minimum of 500 runs scored.
#5 Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the only active player on this list. He averages 61.3 in Asia cups which is an outstanding ODI average. He made 615 runs with 3 centuries and 1 half-century in Asia Cups.
#4 Marvan Atapattu
Sri Lankan legendary opening batsman, Marvan Atapattu is at No.4 on our list. Atapattu had an average of 64.2 in Asia Cups. He made 642 runs in Asia Cups including 1 century and 6 half centuries.
#3 MS Dhoni
Former Indian captain and one of the best white ball cricketers, MS Dhoni is at No.3 on our list. Dhoni had an average of 64.8 and coincidently he made 648 runs in Asia Cups in his career. He made one century and 3 half centuries in Asia Cups.
#2 Shoaib Malik
The first Pakistani batter to appear on our list is none other than the legendary Pakistani all-rounder, Shoaib Malik who had an average of 65.5 in Asia Cups. He made 786 runs in his career in Asia Cups and scored 3 centuries and 3 half centuries. He was Pakistan’s most successful batter in the Asian championship.
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#1 Navjot Singh Sidhu
Former Indian opener, Navjot Singh Sidhu surprisingly made it at the top of our list. He had an average of 66.25 in the ODI Asia Cups. He made 530 runs including one century and 5 half centuries in Asia Cups in his career.