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Highest Individual scores in ODI Asia Cup history

In this article, check out the highest individual scores in ODI Asia Cup history. Virat Kohli currently holds this record with his 183 innings vs Pakistan in 2012.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 31.08.2023
Highest individual scores in odi asia cup history

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Asia Cup is one of the greatest tournaments in cricket history, which has played a huge role in the growth of Asian cricket. 

We have already experienced many unforgettable batting performances in the ODI Asia Cup history. 

Here, we are going through the highest scores in the Asia Cup (ODI) history.

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Article Contents:

  • Highest scores

  • Highest scores for each team (only Test members)

  • Highest scores by openers

  • Highest scores by captains

  • Highest scores by wicket keepers


Asia Cup (ODI): Highest scores (Top 5)


Indian cricketer Virat Kohli holds the record for the highest individual score in the ODI Asia Cup history with 183 runs (vs Pakistan at Mirpur on 18 March 2012). The right-handed batter is the only cricketer to score 150+ runs in this tournament’s history.


Player (Team)

Runs scored

Opposition

Venue

Date

Virat Kohli (India)

183

Pakistan

Mirpur

18 March 2012

Younis Khan (Pakistan)

144

Hong Kong

Colombo (SSC)

18 July 2004

Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh)

144

Sri Lanka

Dubai (DSC)

15 September 2018

Shoaib Malik (Pakistan)

143

India

Colombo (RPS)

25 July 2004

Virat Kohli (India)

136

Bangladesh

Fatullah

26 February 2014

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)

 

Asia Cup (ODI): Highest scores for each team (only Test members)


All five ICC Full Members have experienced at least one century in the ODI Asia Cup history.


Player (Team)

Runs scored

Opposition

Venue

Date

Virat Kohli (India)

183

Pakistan

Mirpur

18 March 2012

Younis Khan (Pakistan)

144

Hong Kong

Colombo (SSC)

18 July 2004

Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh)

144

Sri Lanka

Dubai (DSC)

15 September 2018

Arjuna Ranatunga (Sri Lanka)

131*

India

Colombo (RPS)

18 July 1997

Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan)

124

India

Dubai (DSC)

25 September 2018

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)


Asia Cup (ODI): Highest scores by openers (Top 5)


Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly records the highest score by an opener in the ODI Asia Cup history with 135 not out against Bangladesh at Dhaka on 30 May 2000.


Player (Team)

Runs scored

Opposition

Venue

Date

Sourav Ganguly (India)

135*

Bangladesh

Dhaka

30 May 2000

Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)

130

India

Colombo (RPS)

27 July 2004

Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)

130

Bangladesh

Karachi

30 June 2008

Shikhar Dhawan (India)

127

Hong Kong

Dubai (DSC)

18 September 2018

Shoaib Malik (Pakistan)

125*

India

Karachi

26 June 2008

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)


Asia Cup (ODI): Highest scores by captains (Top 5)


Indian captain Virat Kohli recorded the highest individual score by a captain in the Asia Cup ODI format history with 136 runs against Bangladesh at Fatullah on 26 February 2014.


Player (Team)

Runs scored

Opposition

Venue

Date

Virat Kohli (India)

136

Bangladesh

Fatullah

26 February 2014

Sourav Ganguly (Sri Lanka)

135*

Bangladesh

Dhaka

30 May 2000

Arjuna Ranatunga (Sri Lanka)

131*

India

Colombo (RPS)

18 July 1997

Shoaib Malik (Pakistan)

125*

India

Karachi

26 June 2008

Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)

124

Bangladesh

Dambulla

21 June 2010

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)


Asia Cup (ODI): Highest scores by wicketkeeper-batters (Top 5)


Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim holds the record for the highest score by a wicketkeeper in the ODI Asia Cup history with 144 runs (vs Sri Lanka at Dubai, DSC, on 15 September 2018).


Player (Team)

Runs scored

Opposition

Venue

Date

Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh)

144

Sri Lanka

Dubai (DSC)

15 September 2018

Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan)

124

India

Dubai (DSC)

25 September 2018

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

121

Bangladesh

Karachi

30 June 2008

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

112

Pakistan

Karachi

29 June 2008

MS Dhoni (India)

109*

Hong Kong

Karachi

25 June 2008

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)

 

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