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Most fifties in Asia Cup ODI format

In this article, we are only talking about most fifties records in the ODI Asia Cup competitions. Kumar Sangakkara scored most fifties in Asia Cup ODI format history.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 31.08.2023
Most fifties in Asia Cup ODI format

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Fifties or half-centuries are crucial for the batting side to set up a good total. To understand a top-quality consistent batter in ODI cricket, the number of 50+ scores plays one of the major important roles. 

Here, we are going through the records of most fifties in the Asia Cup (ODI) history.

Asia Cup is one of the strongest competitions in the international cricket. It has played a crucial role in the massive growth of Asian cricket. Currently, the Asia Cup runs in ODI and T20I formats. 

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In this article, we are only talking about most fifties records in the ODI Asia Cup competitions.


Article Contents:

  • Most fifties

  • Most fifties for each team (only Test members)

  • Most fifties by captains

  • Most fifties by wicketkeepers


Asia Cup (ODI): Most fifties (Top 5)

Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara recorded 12 50+ scores in the ODI Asia Cup history. Out of those 50+ scores, the left-handed batter recorded four centuries and eight half-centuries.


Player (Team)

100s/50s

Total 50+ scores

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

4/8

12

Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)

6/3

9

Sachin Tendulkar (India)

2/7

9

Marvan Atapattu (Sri Lanka)

1/6

7

Arjuna Ranatunga (Sri Lanka)

1/6

7

Rohit Sharma (India)

1/6

7

Navjot Sidhu (India)

1/6

7

Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)

0/7

7

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)

 

Asia Cup (ODI): Most fifties for each team (only Test members)


All the ICC Full Members (Test playing sides) have experienced at least more than 10 50+ scores in the ODI Asia Cup history.


Team

Player

100s/50s

Total 50+ scores

Sri Lanka

Kumar Sangakkara

4/8

12

India

Sachin Tendulkar

2/7

9

Pakistan

Shoaib Malik

3/3

6

Inzamam-ul-Haq

0/6

6

Bangladesh

Tamim Iqbal

0/6

6

Afghanistan

Hashmatullah Shahidi

0/3

3

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)


Asia Cup (ODI): Most fifties by captains (Top 5)


Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga recorded six 50+ scores in the ODI Asia Cup history (one hundred and five half-centuries).


Player (Team)

100s/50s

Total 50+ scores

Arjuna Ranatunga (Sri Lanka)

1/5

6

MS Dhoni (India)

1/3

4

Sourav Ganguly (India)

1/3

4

Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan)

0/4

4

Rohit Sharma (India)

1/2

3

Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)

0/3

3

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)

 

Asia Cup (ODI): Most fifties by wicketkeeper-batters (Top 5)


Undoubtedly, Sri Lankan wicket keeper Kumar Sangakkara is leading this table with 12 times 50+ scores in the Asia Cup (ODI) history. The left-handed wicketkeeper-batter hit four hundreds and eight half-centuries in the ODI Asia Cup career.


Player (Team)

100s/50s

Total 50+ scores

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

4/8

12

MS Dhoni (India)

1/3

4

Umar Akmal (Pakistan)

1/2

3

Anamul Haque (Bangladesh)

1/1

2

Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan)

1/1

2

Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh)

1/1

2

Surinder Khanna (India)

0/2

2

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)

 


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