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Most Runs in Asia Cup ODI Format

Check out here the most runs in the Asia Cup ODI Format. Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya records the most runs in the ODI Asia Cup history with 1220 runs in 24 innings.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 08.08.2023
Most Runs in Asia Cup ODI Format

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The ODI format of the Asia Cup has a rich history. 

This tournament has played a very important role in developing Asian cricket teams. 

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Here, we are discussing the most runs in the Asia Cup (ODI format).

Article Contents:

  • Who scored most runs in Asia Cup

  • Table of Most runs in the Asia Cup history

  • Who has most runs for India

  • Who has most runs for Sri Lanka

  • Who has most runs for Pakistan

  • Who has most runs for Bangladesh

  • Who has scored the most runs for Afghanistan

  • Table of Most runs for each Full Member (Test playing teams)


Q. Who scored most runs in Asia Cup (ODI format)?


A. Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya records the most runs in the ODI Asia Cup history with 1220 runs in 24 innings with an average of 53.04. The left-handed batter hit six centuries and three half-centuries in this tournament’s history.


Most runs in the Asia Cup history (only ODI format)

Player (Team)

Matches (Innings)

Runs

Average

100s/50s

Highest score

Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)

25 (24)

1220

53.04

6/3

130

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

24 (23)

1075

48.86

4/8

121

Sachin Tendulkar (India)

23 (21)

971

51.10

2/7

114

Shoaib Malik (Pakistan)

17 (15)

786

65.50

3/3

143

Rohit Sharma (India)

22 (21)

745

46.56

1/6

111*

Arjuna Ranatunga (Sri Lanka)

19 (19)

741

57.00

1/6

131*

Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh)

21 (21)

699

36.78

2/2

144

Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)

28 (26)

674

29.30

0/7

78

MS Dhoni (India)

19 (16)

648

64.80

1/3

109*

Aravinda de Silva (Sri Lanka)

24 (22)

645

32.25

0/4

96*

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018)


Q. Who has most runs in Asia Cup (ODI format) for India?


A. Legendary right-handed batter Sachin Tendulkar holds the most runs record for India in the Asia Cup (ODI format) history. He scored 971 runs in 21 innings with an average of 51.10. He scored two centuries and seven half-centuries in this tournament.


Q. Who has most runs for Sri Lanka in Asia Cup (ODI format)?

A. Legendary Sanath Jayasuriya records the most runs for Sri Lanka in the ODI Asia Cup with 1220 runs in 24 innings (average 53.04). The left-handed batter hit six centuries and three half-centuries in this tournament’s history.


Q. Who has most runs in Asia Cup (ODI format) for Pakistan?


A. Shoaib Malik holds the record for most runs for Pakistan in the ODI Asia Cup history. He scored 786 runs in 15 innings with an average of 65.50, including three centuries and three half-centuries. 


Q. Who has most runs in Asia Cup (ODI format) for Bangladesh?


A. Mushfiqur Rahim holds the record for most runs for Bangladesh in the Asia Cup (ODI) history with 699 runs in 21 innings with an average of 36.78. The right-handed batter has hit two centuries and two half-centuries in this tournament’s history.


Q. Who has scored most runs for Afghanistan in Asia Cup (ODI format)?


A. Mohammad Shahzad holds the most runs record for Afghanistan in the ODI Asia Cup history with 308 runs in nine innings (average 34.22), including one century and one half-century.


Most runs for each Full Member (Test playing teams) in the Asia Cup history (only ODI format)

Player (Team)

Matches (Innings)

Runs

Average

100s/50s

Highest score

Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)

25 (24)

1220

53.04

6/3

130

Sachin Tendulkar (India)

23 (21)

971

51.10

2/7

114

Shoaib Malik (Pakistan)

17 (15)

786

65.50

3/3

143

Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh)

21 (21)

699

36.78

2/2

144

Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan)

9 (9)

308

34.22

1/1

124

(Updated till Asia Cup 2018, including when the team hadn’t the Test status)

 

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