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The 16th edition of the Asia Cup 2023 will go off on August 30th, 2023, with Babar Azam's team taking on Rohit Paudel and co-headlining the tournament's first match at the Multan Cricket Stadium in Pakistan. From the 30th of August to the 17th of September, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh,Nepal and Afghanistan will battle against each other for one glistering trophy.
While Asia Cup 2023 is still 7 days away from commencing, let’s hit the rewind button and take a look back at the top 3 highest scoring Matches in Asia Cup by an active player
Several cricketers from around the world have scored amazing runs throughout the Asia Cup tournament, such as Rohits's 745 runs in Asia Cup as an active player! As active players, we shall go through the top three run scorers in the Asia Cup. Examine it out.
Most Runs in Asia Cup In ODI Format By Active Player
3. Virat Kohli (India) 613 Runs
The 3rd position of this list is occupied by the backbone of Indian batting departments none other than Virat Kohli, let us know that 15 seasons of the Asia Cup have been concluded since 1984 and King Kohli has taken part in the 2010 Asia Cup for the first time. Virat Kohli had played 11 ODI games where he scored 613 runs including 3 centuries and 1 half- centuries. Nevertheless, he scored 429 runs in 10 T20I games including a century.
2. Mushfiqur Rahim (Bangladesh) 699 Runs
Mushfiqur Rahim the Bangladesh wicket-keeper is the second number on this list. Mushfiqur has scored 699 runs in 21 matches altogether in the Asia Cup, averaging 36.78, which also includes two centuries and 2 half-centuries to his name. Mushfiqur Rahim recorded his best batting figures in an Asia Cup match against Sri Lanka in 2018. He scored 144 runs off 150 deliveries including 4 sixes and 11 fours in that match.
1. Rohit Sharma ( India) 745 Runs
The Indian Captain Rohit Sharma (Hit-Man) tops the list with the highest run-getter by active players in the Asia Cup. He made his ODI debut on 27th June in 2007. He played an unbeaten inning of 111 runs against Pakistan in 2018, which is the highest run in the Asia Cup so far. He played from 2008 to 2018 and scored 745 runs with 1 century and 6 half-centuries in 22 Asia Cup matches with an astounding average of 46.56. He was India's skipper when the team last won the Asia Cup 2018.