Asia Cup is one of the marquee cricket sporting event which usually takes place in span of two years. Top Asian cricket playing nations participate in the tournament. The first edition of Asia Cup was hosted by United Arab Emirates in 1984 and won by India.
India cricket team is the most successful team of Asia Cup as they won 7 titles over the years. Meanwhile Sri Lanka won 5 Asian Cup trophies. Pakistan became champions on two occasions in 2000 and 2012. Till now, 14 editions have been concluded and latest Asia Cup took place in UAE 2018 which was won by India, defeating Bangladesh in the final.
One-Day Internationals and Twenty20Is are the two formats, Asia Cup is being played. Eventually T20 format was introduced to the championship in 2016. The next edition of tournament is set to take place in 2020 and will be played with t20 format.
Let’s have a look at the complete list of winners and runners-up in Asia Cup cricket.
Asia Cup Winners, Runners-Up
|1986||Sri Lanka||ODI||Sri Lanka||Pakistan|
|1997||Sri Lanka||ODI||Sri Lanka||India|
|2004||Sri Lanka||ODI||Sri Lanka||India|
|2010||Sri Lanka||ODI||India||Sri Lanka|
Results by Country
|COUNTRY||NUMBER OF TITLES||YEAR/S|
|India||7||1984, 1988, 1990-91, 1995, 2010, 2016, 2018|
|Sri Lanka||5||1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014|
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