Whereas India has gained the Asia Cup title a report 7 occasions forward of Asia Cup 2022, which is essentially the most variety of occasions any crew has gained this continental event, there have been solely two Indian captains to date who’ve scored 300 runs in a single version of the Asia Cup. These two Indian captains are none apart from MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma.
Whereas MS Dhoni had accomplished it within the Asia Cup of 2008 the place he had scored 327 runs in 6 video games at a median of 109 and a strike price of 91, Rohit Sharma did it a decade later within the Asia Cup of 2018 the place he scored 317 runs in 5 video games at a median of 105 and a strike price of 93. Each these talismanic Indian leaders scored 100 and two fifties every within the two respective editions of the event.
Nonetheless, the one distinction between the Asia Cup of 2008 and 2018 was that India had misplaced the ultimate of Asia Cup 2008 towards Sri Lanka, whereas they gained the Asia Cup of 2018 by beating Bangladesh within the last off the final ball of the sport.
MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma are the one two captains to attain 300+ runs in a single version of the Asia Cup.
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It’s unlikely that any batsman will be capable to rating 300 runs in Asia Cup 2022
After dropping the ultimate of the Asia Cup in 2008, India later gained two Asia Cups underneath the captaincy of MS Dhoni in 2010 and 2016 respectively, however Dhoni didn’t rating 300 runs in both of these two editions. The wicketkeeper-batsman was, nonetheless, India’s second highest run scorer within the Asia Cup of 2010 after Gautam Gambhir.
Whereas Gambhir scored 203 runs in 4 video games of Asia Cup 2010 at a median of barely greater than 50, Dhoni scored 173 runs in the identical variety of video games at a median of 57. The Asia Cup of 2016 was performed within the T20 format and India’s top-order batsmen principally received the job accomplished for India in that event. Dhoni didn’t get plenty of deliveries to face down the order.
Virat Kohli was India’s highest run scorer within the Asia Cup of 2016, as he scored 153 runs in 5 video games at a median of 76 and a strike price of 110. Asia Cup 2022 can even happen within the T20 format and it’s unlikely that any batsman will be capable to cross the tally of 300 on this yr’s event.
Captains to Scored 300+ runs in an Asia Cup –
•Rohit Sharma (2018)
•MS Dhoni (2008)
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