Just few hours to go for the Asia Cup 2022 to start. For the second consecutive time, United Arab Emirates will host all the six countries to play the multination cricket tournament. However, team India will come in action on 28th August, against their big-arc rival Pakistan at the Dubai International Stadium. Skipper Rohit Sharma will the don the blue after a short break from competitive cricket. However, Virat Kohli will quite expectedly turn the limelight towards himself. The entire cricketing world will be waiting for the “King” to come back in form.
Last year, in the T-20 World Cup at UAE, India suffered a frustrating 10 wickets defeat in the hands of Pakistan. Coincidentally, it was at the same venue. Its time to see, if India can turn the favour towards themselves.
However, if observed deeply, Captain Rohit Sharma will be heading to touch a huge milestone in this tournament.
The present Indian opener right now is featuring himself in the list of highest runs scored in Asia Cup. Sharma has smashed 883 runs playing 26 innings in the tournament so far. However its time for Rohit Sharma to cross the Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. All he needs is to score 83 runs on Sunday against Pakistan.
Virat Kohli standing right behind Rohit Sharma
Tendulkar held and eye catching average of 51.50 in Asia Cup. He smashed seven fifties along with two centuries in 21 innings. However, king Kohli is not too far from the God of Cricket. King is standing in the third position with 766 runs from just 14 innings.
Well, here goes a short list of the highest run getters in Asia Cup, from India.
• Sachin Tendulkar – 971
• Rohit Sharma* – 883
• Virat Kohli* – 766
• MS Dhoni – 690
• Shikhar Dhawan – 613
P.S. * marks the players representing India in 2022 edition of Asia Cup.
However, after facing India, the side next face Hong Kong in the second game of the tournament. Eventually, it will the final game too, which will be played on 31st August. Thereafter, the top-2 teams from each groups will feature in the Super Four round. They, then will be playing against the other three sides to fix a spot for the final.
However, the Group B has Bangladesh, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. The first day of Asia Cup, that is tomorrow, will see Sri Lanka facing Afghanistan.
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