Asian Cup cricket: India captain Rohit Sharma aims for BIG STEP in this Asian Cup: Find out


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Asian Cricket Cup Live – Asian Cup Rohit Sharma: Most Asian CUP cricket runs – India under Rohit Sharma will be looking to win the Asian Cup title for the record 8th time. For the Indian skipper, the tournament may be more special as he is set to achieve several milestones this Asian Cup 2022. Rohit is set to surpass Sachin Tendulkar’s HIGHEST RUNS RECORD in the Asian Cup. He can also become the first Indian to score 1000 runs in the continental showpiece: Follow all Asian Cup 2022 updates and live scores on InsideSport.IN.

  • Rohit Sharma will top the Asia Cup 2022 edition and be one of the favorites to win the tournament
  • As things stand, Rohit is on 883 points, the second highest for all Indians after Sachin Tendulkar
  • Rohit could also become the third player to score 1,000 runs in the Asian Cup and India’s first

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Rohit could become the third player to score 1000 points

Most Popular Asia CUP Cricket: The Indian skipper is one of the decorated players in the history of the Asian Cup as he is the fifth top scorer in the tournament. Rohit is currently on 883 runs in the tournament and needs 117 more runs to become the third player to score 1,000 runs in the tournament. Only Sanath Jayasuriya and Kumar Sangakkara have scored over 1000 points in the history of the competition.

Rohit could also become the tournament’s all-time top scorer, but he will need 338 runs for that. India could play a maximum of six games in the tournament and with Rohit opening the innings for India, that couldn’t be ruled out. However, he must be at his best to achieve this.

Most popular Asian CUP cricket LIST

Player Carpet Races SH Avenue RS 100 50
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) 25 1220 130 53.04 102.52 6 3
Kumar Sangakkara (SL) 24 1075 121 48.86 84.51 4 8
Sachin Tendulkar (INDIA) 23 971 114 51.10 85.47 2 seven
Shoaïb Malik (PAK) 21 907 143 64.78 93.02 3 4
Rohit Sharma (INDIA) 27 883 111* 42.04 90.01 1 seven

Sachin Tendulkar’s record in sight

As things stand, Rohit needs just 89 more runs to overtake Sachin Tendulkar for most runs by an Indian in the Asian Cup. Currently, Tendulkar’s tally reads 971 runs and is on course to be left behind by fellow Mumbaikar. Interestingly for Rohit, he played in the Asian Cup in T20 and ODI format, compared to Tendulkar who played in 50-over format.

Virat is India’s third top scorer in the Asian Cup with 766 points, while another former India captain, MS Dhoni, has 690 points. Shikhar Dhawan, who is not part of the Asian Cup contingent, has 613 points.

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Virat Kohli is also aiming for a personal milestone

Alongside Rohit, Virat Kohli is also in line to overtake Tendulkar. The former India captain has 766 points and is the sixth highest scorer in Asian Cup history. Virat needs 206 runs to reach the tally and could be on his way to overtaking the cricket god.

If Virat manages to score one hundred, his first in more than two years, he will have four hundred in the Asian Cup. Only Sanath Jayasuriya and Kumar Sangakkara have scored more tons in the continental tournament, so this could be the perfect time for Virat to record the milestone.

Most hundreds in Asian Cup

Sanath Jayasuriya – 6

Kumar Sangakakara – 4

Virat Kohli – 3*

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