Asia Cup 2018: India in Asia Cup - Statistical History

All the stats and facts all you need to know about 6 times Asia Cup winners India.

India won the first ever Asia Cup in 1984 and have won 6 times this tournament (photo - cricketsoccer)

The 14th edition of Asia Cup will be held in United Arab Emirates from 15th to 28th September 2018 and will be played in the ODI format. The first edition of Asia Cup was held in Sharjah in 1984 and since then, 13 editions have been played. First 12 editions were played in ODI format while the 13th and last edition was played in T20I format. 

India with 6 titles (5 in ODI format and 1 in T20I format) is the most successful team and they are also the defending champions. Here is a look at Team India's Asia Cup history in numbers. 

All the stats and facts all you need to know about 6 times Asia Cup winners India :

Champions : 6 times (1984, 1988, 1990-91, 1995, 2010 & 2016)

Runners-up : 3 times (1997, 2004 & 2008)

Team records (ODI format) :


1. Result Summary -

 Opposition  Mat    Won    Lost    Tied    NR  
 Sri Lanka  19  9  10  0  0
 Pakistan  11  5  5  0  1
 Bangladesh    10  9  1  0  0
 Afghanistan  1  1  0  0  0
 Hong Kong  1  1  0  0  0
 UAE  1  1  0  0  0
 Overall  43  26  16  0  1

 

2. Highest totals -

374/4 vs Hong Kong at Karachi, 2008

330/4 vs Pakistan at Dhaka, 2012

310/4 vs Sri Lanka at Karachi, 2008

308/7 vs Pakistan at Karachi, 2008

3. Lowest totals -

169 vs Pakistan at Sharjah, 1995

173 vs Sri Lanka at Karachi, 2008

178 vs Sri Lanka at Cuttack, 1990

203/9 vs Sri Lanka at Colombo, 2004


Sachin Tendulkar after scoring his 100th international century | Getty Images

Batting records :

1. Most runs -

 Player  Mat    Inns    Runs    Avg  SR  HS  100    50  
 Sachin Tendulkar    23  21  971  51.10    85.47  114  2  7
 Virat Kohli  11  10  613  61.30  97.14  183  3  1
 Gautam Gambhir  13  13  573  44.07  89.95  100  1  5
 MS Dhoni  13  12  571  95.16  92.84  109*    1  3
 Suresh Raina  13  13  547  60.77  113.95    116*  2  3

 

2. Most hundreds -

Virat Kohli - 3

Suresh Raina / Sachin Tendulkar - 2

MS Dhoni / G Gambhir / NS Sidhu / R Dravid / S Ganguly / V Sehwag - 1

3. Highest individual scores -

183 - Virat Kohli vs Pakistan at Dhaka, 2012

136 - Virat Kohli vs Bangladesh at Fatullah, 2014

135* - Sourav Ganguly vs Bangladesh at Dhaka, 2000

119 - Virender Sehwag vs Pakistan at Karachi, 2008

116* - Suresh Raina vs Bangladesh at Karachi, 2008

4. Best batting average (Min 500 runs) -

MS Dhoni - 95.16

Navjot Sidhu - 66.25

Virat Kohli - 61.30

Suresh Raina - 60.77

Sourav Ganguly - 51.80


Bowling records :Irfan Pathan holds the record of most wickets for India in Asia Cup (photo - twitter)

1. Most wickets -

 Player  Mat    wkts    Avg  Sr  Eco  BBI  4w  
 Irfan Pathan  12  22  27.50    29.7    5.54    4/32    1
 Sachin Tendulkar    23  17  21.41  26.9  4.76  3/21  0
 Kapil Dev  7  15  13.00  21.8  3.56  4/31  1
 R Ashwin  7  14  22.71  29.4  4.63  3/31  0
 Anil Kumble  15  14  38.00  54.8  4.15  3/43  0

 

2. Best bowling figures in an innings -

5/21 - Arshad Ayub vs Pakistan at Dhaka, 1988

4/6 - Virender Sehwag vs Bangladesh at Dambulla, 2010

4/17 - Venkatesh Prasad vs Pakistan at Colombo, 1997

4/23 - Piyush Chawla vs Hong Kong at Karachi, 2008

4/30 - Ravindra Jadeja vs Afghanistan at Dhaka, 2014

3. Best bowling average (Min 10 wkts) -

Kapil Dev - 13.00

Venktesh Prasad - 17.76

Virender Sehwag - 21.16

Sachin Tendulkar - 21.41

R Ashwin - 22.71

4. Most four wickets hauls -

Arshad Ayub / Piyush Chawla / Ravindra Jadeja - 1

Kapil Dev / Mohammad Shami / Ashish Nehra - 1

Irfan Pathan / Venkatesh Prasad / Virender Sehwag - 1




By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 15 Sep, 2018

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