Asia Cup Winners List
Asia Cup Winners List from 1984 to 2023: The Asia Cup is a popular cricket tournament held every two years in Asia. It is organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The most recent edition of the tournament, the 16th, took place in Pakistan and Sri Lanka from August 31 to September 17, 2023. In the Asia Cup 2022, six teams participated, and Sri Lanka emerged as the champions. The first Asia Cup was held in 1984 in the UAE, with India winning the title and Sri Lanka finishing as the runners-up. Below is a list of the winners, runners-up, and host countries for each edition of the Asia Cup from 1984 to 2022.
Asia Cup Winners List 1984 to 2023
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|Asia Cup Winners List from 1984 to 2023|
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Hosting Nation|
|1986||Sri Lanka||Pakistan||Sri Lanka|
|1997||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka|
|2004||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka|
|2010||India||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka|
Asia Cup Winners List Country-wise
Team India has been the most successful in the Asia Cup, winning the tournament a record seven times out of the fifteen editions held so far. Sri Lanka follows closely with six victories, while Pakistan has emerged as champions on two occasions. However, the remaining three countries, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Hong Kong, have yet to secure a victory in the Asia Cup.
Here is the country-wise list of Asia Cup winners:
|India||7||3||1984, 1988, 1991, 1995, 2010, 2016, 2018|
|Sri Lanka||6||6||1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014, 2022|
|Bangladesh||Not yet||3||Not yet|
|Afghanistan||Not yet||Not yet||Not yet|
|Hong Kong||Not yet||Not yet||Not yet|
India’s dominance in the Asia Cup is evident with their multiple victories, showcasing their cricketing prowess in the region. Sri Lanka’s success highlights their strong performance as well, making them a formidable team in the tournament. While Pakistan has had fewer victories, they have still managed to clinch the title twice.
All about the Asia Cup 2023
The Asia Cup is a unique tournament that focuses solely on countries from a single continent, making it the only one of its kind in the world. In terms of performance, India has been the most successful team in Asia Cup history, having won the tournament on seven occasions.
Additionally, India has reached the final stage a remarkable ten times out of a total of fifteen finals (although they skipped participation in one edition). Following closely behind India is Sri Lanka, with six Asia Cup victories, while Pakistan has emerged as champions twice. Initially, the competition involved three countries, but over time it expanded to include six teams: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, and Afghanistan.
History of Asia Cup
The first Asia Cup was held in 1984 in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates where the council’s offices were based (until 1995). India boycotted the 1986 tournament due to strained cricketing relations with Sri Lanka. Pakistan boycotted the 1990–91 tournament due to strained political relations with India and the 1993 tournament was cancelled for the same reason. The ACC announced that the tournament would be held biennially from 2009 onwards. The ICC has ruled that all games played in the Asia Cup have official ODI status.
The 2023 Asia Cup will be the 16th edition of the tournament and will be played in both ODI and T20I formats. The tournament will be jointly hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The ODI matches will be played in Pakistan, while the T20I matches will be played in Sri Lanka.
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