Asia Cup 2018: Statistical Highlights of the Tournament

All the major stats and facts from Asia Cup 2018 tournament in UAE.

India clinched Asia Cup for the record seventh time (photo - getty)

The 14th edition of Asia Cup was held from 15 September to 28 September 2018 in UAE. India defeated Bangladesh by 3 wickets in the final in Dubai and clinched the Asia Cup title for seventh time. India, Afghanistan and Bangladesh have been the most impressive team while both Sri Lanka and Pakistan had a disappointing tournament. Hong Kong also did well and were close to beating India in the league match. Here is a look at all the major stats and records that were created during this tournament. 

All the major stats and facts from Asia Cup 2018 tournament in UAE :

1. Team records -

 Team  Match    Won    Lost    Tied    NR    Position
 India  6  5  0  1  0  Champions
 Bangladesh    6  3  3  0  0  Runners - up  
 Afghanistan  5  2  2  1  0  Super Four
 Pakistan  5  2  3  0  0  Super Four
 Hong Kong  2  0  2  0  0  Group stage
 Sri Lanka  2  0  2  0  0  Group stage

 

2. Highest team total -

India - 285/7 vs Hong Kong at Dubai

Bangladesh - 261 vs Sri Lanka at Dubai

Hong Kong - 259/8 vs India at Dubai

Pakistan - 258/7 vs Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi

3. Most runs -

Shikhar Dhawan - 342

Rohit Sharma - 317

Mushfiqur Rahim - 302

Mohammad Shahzad - 268

Hashmatullah Shahidi - 263

4. Highest individual scores -

Mushfiqur Rahim - 144 vs Sri Lanka at Dubai

Shikhar Dhawan - 127 vs Hong Kong at Dubai

Mohammad Shahzad - 124 vs India at Dubai

Liton Das - 121 vs India at Dubai

Shikhar Dhawan - 114 vs Pakistan at Dubai

5. Highest batting average (Min 200 runs) -

Rohit Sharma - 105.66

Shoaib Malik - 70.33

Shikhar Dhawan - 68.40

Hashmatullah Shahidi - 65.75

Mushfiqur Rahim - 60.40

6. Most fifty plus scores -

Rohit Sharma - 3

Hashmatullah Shahid - 3

Imam ul Haq - 3

Shikhar Dhawan - 2

7. Most wickets -

Rashid Khan - 10

Mustafizur Rahman - 10

Kuldeep Yadav - 10

Jasprit Bumrah - 8

Shakib Al Hasan / Mujeeb ur Rahman / Ravindra Jadeja - 7

8. Best bowling figures in an innings -

Thisara Perera - 5/55 vs Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi

Junaid Khan - 4/19 vs Bangladesh at Abu Dhabi

Lasith Malinga - 4/23 vs Bangladesh at Dubai

Ravindra Jadeja - 4/29 vs Bangladesh at Dubai

Shakib Al Hasan - 4/42 vs Afghanistan at Abu Dhabi

9. Best bowling average (Min 5 wickets) -

Jasprit Bumrah - 16.00

Rashid Khan - 17.20

Thisara Perera - 17.66

Lasith Malinga - 17.80

Mustafizur Rahman - 18.50

10. Best economy rates (Min 25 overs) -

Mujeeb ur Rahman - 3.49

Mehidy Hasan - 3.56

Jasprit Bumrah - 3.67

Rashid Khan - 3.72

Mohammad Nabi - 3.76


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 30 Sep, 2018

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