Asia Cup is now on the doorstep and we are bringing a new interesting article every day on Asia Cups. In this article, we will see the top 5 players who played the most ODI Asia Cup matches as captains.
#5 Sourav Ganguly
Former Indian captain and former president of the Indian cricket board, Sourav Ganguly is at No.5 on our list. Ganguly played 9 matches in Asia Cups as captain which is the fifth highest by a captain. Ganguly won 4 out of them.
Former Pakistani captain and great batsman, Misbah -ul-Haq is at No.4 on our list of captains. Misbah lead Pakistan in 10 Asia Cup matches out of which 7 were won by Pakistan and 3 were lost by them. He seems to be a successful Pakistani captain in Asia Cups.
#3 Mahela Jayawardene
One of the finest batsmen Sri Lanka has ever produced, Mahel Jayawardene lead Sri Lanka in 10 Asia Cup matches. He won 6 out of 10 as captain and lost 4 of them.
#2 Arjuna Ranatunga
Sri Lanka’s world cup-winning captain, a very sensible captain of his time, Arjuna Ranatunga was a gem for Sri Lankan cricket. Ranatunga was probably Sri Lanka’s most successful white ball captain. he led Sri Lanka in 13 Asia Cup matches which is second highest by any captain. he won 9 out of them.
#1 MS Dhoni
India’s most successful captain, MS Dhoni has played the highest number of matches in ODI Asia Cups as captain. Dhoni played 14 matches as captain out of which he won 9 and lost 4, one was tied.