ASIA CUP: Top 3 Highest Run Scorers in Asia Cup History so far, Check Here

ASIA CUP: Top 3 Highest Run Scorers in Asia Cup History so far, Check Here

3. Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar

The God of Cricket who ruled the cricketing world for 24 long years of his career sits third amongst the top run scorers in the history of Asia Cup cricket. During the period 1990-2012 that he played for India in the Asia Cup the batsman scored 971 runs in 23 matches (21 innings).

He smashed 2 centuries and 7 fifties in the meantime and his highest individual score in the tournament was 114. His average was 51.10 and a good enough strike rate of 85.47.

2. Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka’s legendary wicket-keeper batsman, Kumar Sangakkara is second on the list of top run-getters in Asia Cup history. The left handed batsman in his career span of 2004-2014 played a total of 24 matches (23 innings) and has 1075 runs to his name with an average of close to 49.

He has smashed 4 centuries and 8 half centuries while featuring for Sri Lanka in the tournament. He batted with a strike rate of 84.39 and his highest individual score in the tournament was 121.

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1. Sanath Jayasuriya

Sanath Jayasuriya

Another Sri Lankan legendary left-handed batsman, Sanath Jayasuriya makes it to the top of the list of the highest run scorers in Asia Cup history. Jayasuriya who was one of the most destructive batsmen of his time in white ball cricket is the top scorer in the history of the Asia Cup history till date.

The explosive opening batsman has scored 1220 runs in the 25 matches (24 innings) that he’s been a part of. He batted with an incredibly high strike rate of 102.53 and a mouth-watering average of 53.04. his highest individual score in the tournament was 130. He also smashed a record number of 6 centuries and 3 half centuries in the tournament.

 

 

 

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