Asia Cup 2022

The ongoing Asia Cup hosted by Sri Lanka in UAE has seen really good batting performances from almost all teams. 

Positive for India

For India, the return of Virat Kohli could not have come at a better time, with half-centuries against Hong Kong and then Pakistan in consecutive matches.

Kohli's consecutive 50s

Kohli hit 59 runs off 44 balls on Wednesday, August 31, as India routed Hong Kong, but his brilliant 60 off 44 balls vs Pakistan did not help earn victory.

Highest batting average in Asia Cup!

Kohli is third on this list, and leading the line is former India skipper MS Dhoni.
Here is a complete list of the same!

MS Dhoni

The former Indian Captain has the best average of 69.00 in the Asia Cup for players who have scored a minimum of 500 runs in the competition

Navjot Sidhu

Second on the lost in Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has an average of 66.25 in the Asia Cup. He has played 136 ODIs and scored 4413 runs for India.

Virat Kohli*

With an average of 65.71, Virat Kohli is on third on this list. With India set to play two more matches, it will be interesting to see if he moves up the ladder. 

Shoaib Malik 

Shoaib Malik is a veteran Pakistan all-rounder who has an average of 64.78 in the Asia Cup, a lot more than many of his compatriot.

Marvan Atapattu

The Sri Lankan former batter was a regular in ODIs for his team. He has an average of 64.20 in them Asia Cup for his country.

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