New Delhi: The host of Asia Cup 2022, Sri Lanka, became the champions of the tournament but the record of the highest scoring batsman has gone the Pakistan batter Mohammad Rizwan.
Rizwan was seen in sublime form in the entire tournament as he scored 43, 78*, 71, 20, 14 and 55 in the five matched that his side played. The Pakistan batter became the top run scorer in the Asia Cup 2022, leaving behind former Indian captain Virat Kohli.
Mohammad Rizwan leaves Virat Kohli behind in Asia Cup 2022
The young batter played a total of 6 matches and scored 281 runs while former Indian captain Virat Kohli. The Indian player had played 5 games and scored 276 runs, 6 short of the top scorer. Rizwan also scored three half-centuries while Kohli got a century and two half-century.
Afghanistan Ibrahim Zadran finishes third
Afghanistan’s Ibrahim Zadran finished third in the top 5 batsmen with the highest run-scorer in the Asia Cup 2022. He has scored 196 runs in 5 matches, while Sri Lanka’s Bhanuka Rajapaksa finished fourth with 191 runs. Bhanuka is also the highest run-scorer for Sri Lanka.
Here’s the list of Top 5 highest scorers of Asia Cup 2022
Mohammad Rizwan – 281 runs
Virat Kohli – 276 runs
Ibrahim Zadran – 196 runs
Bhanuka Rajapakshe – 191 runs
Pathum Nissanka – 173 runs