Asia Cup Winners: Asia Cup – one of Asia’s most prestigious tournaments was originally scheduled to be held every two years follows ODI and T20I format which alternates every 2-years
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is the administrator of the Asia Cup tournament. The tournament follows the Round-robin format. The first Asia cup was held in 1984 in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates where India won the tournament by beating Sri Lanka in the final match.
Asia Cup Winners List
India remains the most successful team of the Asia Cup tournament with a total of seven titles(six ODI and one T20I). Sri Lanka has played the most number of Asia Cup tournaments(14) while India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh stand next on the list with a total participation of 13 each.
Following are the details of the Asia Cup Winners since 1984 with runner-up and venue details:
|1984||ODI||India||Sri Lanka||India won the tournament||Sharjah CA Stadium,
|1986||ODI||Sri Lanka||Pakistan||Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets||Sinhalese Sports Club Ground,
|1988||ODI||India||Sri Lanka||India won by 6 wickets||Bangabandhu National Stadium,
|1990/91||ODI||India||Sri Lanka||India won by 7 wickets||Eden Gardens,
|1995||ODI||India||Sri Lanka||India won by 8 wickets||Sharjah CA Stadium,
|1997||ODI||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets||R. Premadasa Stadium,
|2000||ODI||Pakistan||Sri Lanka||Pakistan won by 39 runs||Bangabandhu National Stadium,
|2004||ODI||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka won by 25 runs||R. Premadasa Stadium,
|2008||ODI||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka won by 100 runs||National Stadium,
|2010||ODI||India||Sri Lanka||India won by 81 runs||Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium,
|2012||ODI||Pakistan||Bangladesh||Pakistan won by 2 runs||Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium,
|2014||ODI||Sri Lanka||Pakistan||Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets||Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium,
|2016||T20I||India||Bangladesh||India won by 8 wickets||Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium,
|2018||ODI||India||Bangladesh||India won by 3 wickets||Dubai International Cricket Stadium,
|2022||T20I||Sri Lanka||Pakistan||SL won by 23 runs||Dubai International Cricket Stadium,
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Asia Cup Winning Captains List Since 1984
Since 1984 different teams had won Asia Cup with different captains over the years. Starting with Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Mohammad Azharuddin, MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma from India. Duleep Mendis, Arjuna Ranatunga, Marvan Atapattu, Mahela Jayawardane, Angelo Mathews from Sri Lanka. Moin Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq from Pakistan. Here is the list of Asia Cup Winning Captains List Since 1984:
|Year||No. of Teams||Winner||Captain||Player of the Series|
|1984||3||India||Sunil Gavaskar||Surinder Khanna (IND)|
|1986||3||Sri Lanka||Duleep Mendis||Arjuna Ranatunga (SL)|
|1988||4||India||Dilip Vengsarkar||Navjot Singh Sidhu (IND)|
|1990/91||3||India||Mohammad Azharuddin||Not Awarded|
|1995||4||India||Mohammad Azharuddin||Navjot Singh Sidhu (IND)|
|1997||4||Sri Lanka||Arjuna Ranatunga||Arjuna Ranatunga (SL)|
|2000||4||Pakistan||Moin Khan||Yousuf Youhana (PAK)|
|2004||6||Sri Lanka||Marvan Atapattu||Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)|
|2008||6||Sri Lanka||Mahela Jayawardene||Ajantha Mendis (SL)|
|2010||4||India||MS Dhoni||Shahid Afridi (PAK)|
|2012||4||Pakistan||Misbah-ul-Haq||Shakib Al Hasan (BAN)|
|2014||5||Sri Lanka||Angelo Mathews||Lahiru Thirumanne (SL)|
|2016||5||India||MS Dhoni||Sabbir Rahman (BAN)|
|2018||6||India||Rohit Sharma||Shikhar Dhawan (IND)|
|2022||6||Sri Lanka||Dasun Shanaka||Wanindu Hasaranga (SL)|
How Teams will participate in Asia Cup 2022?
A total of 6 teams will participate in Asia Cup 2022.
How many matches will be played in Asia Cup 2022?
Including the final match, a total of 13 matches will be played in Asia Cup 2022.
Where did the first edition of the Asia Cup has been played?
The first edition of the Asia Cup tournament has been played in the United Arab Emirates(UAE).
When did the first Asia Cup tournament has been played?
The first edition of the Asia Cup has been played in 1984 where India won the first title by beating Sri Lanka.
Who won the first Asia Cup?
India won the first Asia Cup by beating Sri Lanka in Sharjah CA Stadium, Sharjah. Notably, only 3 teams have participated in the first edition of the Asia Cup tournament – India, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan has played the tournament.
Who won the last Asia Cup?
India won the last Asia Cup title by beating Bangladesh in UAE. The last Asia Cup tournament was played on 2018 in UAE. Notably, the tournament follows the ODI format.
Rohit Sharma led the Indian cricket team in the final match where Litton Das bagged the player of the match for his impressive 121 runs off 117 balls while Shikhar Dhawan bagged the player of the series for his 342 runs across the Asia Cup 2018 tournament.
Which Country has won the most Asia Cup titles till date?
India holds the top position in the Asia Cup Winners list with a total of 7 Asia Cup titles and remains the most successful team in the Asia Cup tournament.
How many times India have won Asia Cup?
India has won the Asia Cup title 7 times – in 1984, 1988, 1990/91, 1995, 2010, 2016, and 2018.
How many times Pakistan have won the Asia Cup?
Pakistan has won the Asia Cup titles 2 times – in 2000, and 2012.
How many times has India played in Asia Cup?
India has appeared in Asia Cup 13 times and won the title 7 times. India also ended as 3 times runner-up of the Asia Cup tournament till date.
Who scored the most runs in Asia Cup?
Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya has scored the most runs in Asia Cup history. The Sri Lankan cricketer has scored 1220 runs during his Asia Cup tournament participation.
Who bagged most wickets in Asia Cup?
Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga has bagged the most wickets in the Asia Cup history. The right-arm fast bowler has bagged 33 wickets during his Asia Cup participation.
What is the format of the Asia Cup?
The Asia Cup tournament will follow the Round-robin and knockout format.
Who is the administrator of the Asia Cup?
Asian Cricket Council is the administrator of the Asia Cup tournament. It was established in 1983 to promote and develop the sport of cricket in Asia.