Asia Cup History and Winners list 1884 To 2022 | Asia Cup Past Winners & Runners Up

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Asia Cup is Asia’s highest Men’s Cricket tournament which is scheduled to be held after gap of each 2 years and was 1st played back in 1984. The top Asian Cricket teams are the participants of this mega cricket tournament whereas this tournament is always hosted by different Asian Countries.

The Asia Cup is organized and supervised by Asian Cricket Council and the basic purpose behind this event is to promote cricket and good relations between all Asian Countries. Currently top 8 Asian teams appear in this event whereas some associate members of ICC also participate in this tournament after clearing through qualification rounds.

The 1st ever edition of Asia Cup was held back in 1984 in Sharjah whereas the year 2020 is going to host 15th successful season of Asia Cup. Former cricket champions India are the defending champions of Asia Cup 2018 as this side had defeated Bangladesh in the Finals by 3 wickets.

Initially Asia Cup involves 50 over format ODI cricket but in 2015 Asian Cricket Council and ICC has decided to downsize this event to T20 format and finally Asia Cup would now be played on rotation basis between T20 and ODI format.

Most Successful Team of Asia Cup

Asia Cup involves some top notch cricketing sides of the world including India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka as all these sides are considered as the most hardcore cricketing teams of the world. Cricket fans has always witness some breath taking competitions in Asia Cup whenever any of these sides appears on field.

The history of Asia Cup reveals that India is the most successful team of this tournament as this side has won total 7 editions of Asia Cup whereas Sri Lanka with 5 victories is placed on 2nd place on the list of most successful teams of Asia Cup.

Participating Teams of Asia Cup

The 1st edition of Asia Cup was played in 1984 and in that season only 3 cricket teams including Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka appeared and faced each other. With time different other Asian cricket teams including Bangladesh and UAE emerged in this event.

Currently 8 cricketing sides are booked for Asia Cup and these teams include Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, UAE, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Oman and Hong Kong. All these teams are placed in 2 groups and top two sides from each group qualified for the Semi Finals of Asia Cup.

Asia Cup Winners List

In `1984 the 1st edition of Asia Cup was held in United Arab Emirates and in that season only 3 sides Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India faced each other. India after reaching Finals defeated Sri Lanka and become the Pioneer Champions of Asia Cup.

The 2nd version of Asia Cup was hosted by Sri Lanka in 1986 and in this season the host nation Sri Lanka has defeated Pakistan in the Finals and become the champions of Asia Cup for the 1st time in the history of this tournament.

Bangladesh has hosted the 3rd season of Asia Cup back in 1988 and in that tournament Indian cricket team has succeed to qualify for Finals and re-take their crown of Champions by defeating Sri Lanka by 6 wickets margin.

In 1990, the 4th Asia Cup edition was hosted by India and in that edition Indian cricket side once again repeated the history as this side defeated Sri Lanka in the Final match by 7 wickets and become Champions of Asia Cup.

The 5th season of Asia Cup was held in UAE in 1995 and India after reaching finals defeated Sri Lanka by 8 wickets and won the title of Champions of Asia Cup for the 3rd consecutive time in the history of this tournament.

Sri Lanka has hosted the 6th version of Asia Cup back in 1997 and the host side succeed to grab the title of Champions by defeated the defending side India in the Finals by 8 wickets and become Asia Cup Champions for the 2nd time.

After gap of three years, the 7th season of Asia Cup was held in Bangladesh and this time Pakistan cricket team created the history by winning Asia Cup for the 1st time after defeating Sri Lanka in the Final match by 39 runs.

In 2004 the 8th Asia Cup edition was held in Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka won that tournament by defeating India in the Finals by 25 runs. The 9th season of Asia Cup was hosted by Pakistan and Sri Lanka has also won that edition by defeating India in the final match by 100 runs.

Sri Lanka has hosted the `10th edition of Asia Cup and India after long gap succeed to re-gain their title by defeating Sri Lanka in the Finals by 81 runs. In 2012, Bangladesh held the 11th edition of Asia Cup and Pakistan won that season after defeating Bangladesh in the Finals by 2 runs.

In 2014, Bangladesh once again hosted Asia Cup and this time Sri Lanka after defeating Pakistan in the Finals become the champions for the 5th time in the history. The Asia Cup 2016 season was won by India whereas in last Asia Cup 2018 edition, India once again took charge and won that season by defeated Bangladesh in the Finals by 3 wickets.

Asia Cup Past Winners

Year Format Winner Team Runner Up Team Host
1984 ODI India Sri Lanka UAE
1986 ODI Sri Lanka Pakistan Sri Lanka
1988 ODI India Sri Lanka Bangladesh
1990–91 ODI India Sri Lanka India
1995 ODI India Sri Lanka UAE
1997 ODI Sri Lanka India Sri Lanka
2000 ODI Pakistan Sri Lanka Bangladesh
2004 ODI Sri Lanka India Sri Lanka
2008 ODI Sri Lanka India Pakistan
2010 ODI India Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
2012 ODI Pakistan Bangladesh Bangladesh
2014 ODI Sri Lanka Pakistan Bangladesh
2016 T20 India Bangladesh Bangladesh
2018 ODI India Bangladesh UAE

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