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Asia Cup Winners List from 1984 to 2023 Country Wise

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

As of 2023, India has won the Asia Cup the most number of times, with 8 titles. Sri Lanka is the second most successful team with 6 titles, while Pakistan has won the tournament 2 times. Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Hong Kong have yet to win the Asia Cup. The Asia Cup is a cricket tournament held every two years between the top teams in Asia. It is organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The first Asia Cup was held in 1984, and India has won the tournament the most times, with seven titles. Sri Lanka is second with six titles, and Pakistan has won the tournament twice.

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Asia Cup Winners List from 1984 to 2023
Year Winner Runner Up Hosting Nation
1984 India Sri Lanka UAE
1986 Sri Lanka Pakistan Sri Lanka
1988 India Sri Lanka Bangladesh
1991 India Sri Lanka India
1995 India Sri Lanka UAE
1997 Sri Lanka India Sri Lanka
2000 Pakistan Sri Lanka Bangladesh
2004 Sri Lanka India Sri Lanka
2008 Sri Lanka India Pakistan
2010 India Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
2012 Pakistan Bangladesh Bangladesh
2014 Sri Lanka Pakistan Bangladesh
2016 India Bangladesh Bangladesh
2018 India Bangladesh UAE
2022 Sri Lanka Pakistan UAE
2023 India Sri Lanka Sri Lanka and Pakistan

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:

Team Winner Runner-up Winning Year
India 8 3 1984, 1988, 1991, 1995, 2010, 2016, 2018, 2023
Sri Lanka 6 7 1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014, 2022
Pakistan 2 3 2000, 2012
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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FAQs

When was the Asia Cup first held?

The first Asia Cup was held in the United Arab Emirates in 1984 after Asian Cricket Council was established in the previous year.

Which team has won the Asia Cup the most number of times?

India has won the Asia Cup the most number of times with 7 titles.

Which team is the current champion of the Asia Cup?

Pakistan is the current champion of the Asia Cup, having won the title in 2022.

Who is the most capped player in Asia Cup history?

Sanath Jayasuriya is the most capped player in Asia Cup history, having played in 13 editions of the tournament.

How many countries are participating in Asia Cup 2022.

Six countries are participating in Asia Cup 2022.