Hey! Today we are going to share the Cricket Asia Cup Winners List from its inception. Asia Cup is organize by the Asian Cricket Council that was formed in New Delhi in September 1983 with the aim to promote Cricket in Asian Countries. The inaugural edition of the Asia Cup was played in the United Arab Emirates in 1984. Since its inception, a total of seven Asian teams have been featured in this marquee tournament up to date.
Cricket Asia Cup Winners List From 1984 to 2022
ACC has successfully organized fourteen editions of Asia Cup Cricket and Asia Cup 2022 will be the 15th edition. Asia Cup was played in One Day International format on 13th occasions and once played in the T20 format in 2016. The latest edition will be in the T20 format as T-20 WC 2022 will be held later this year.
Asia Cup First Edition Winner- India
India won the inaugural edition of the Asia Cup in 1984 by beating Sri Lanka in the Final at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Only three teams were featured in the first edition of Asia Cup Cricket.
Asia Cup Second Edition Winner- Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka hosted the 2nd edition of the Asia Cup in 1986 and also won the Tournament by beating Pakistan by five wickets in the Finals at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo.
Cricket Asia Cup Winners List From 1988 to 1995- India
India won three consecutive editions of the Cricket Asia Cup in 1988, 1990/91, and 1995. The third edition was hosted in Bangladesh and India beat Sri Lanka in the Final. The fourth edition was held in 1990/91 in India and India won that edition by beating Sri Lanka. The year changed, and the host changed, however, the result was the same; India once again beat Sri Lanka in the Final in Sharjah.
Asia Cup Six Edition Winner- Sri Lanka
The sixth edition was held in 1997 in Sri Lanka. This time, Sri Lanka managed to beat India by eight wickets in the Final at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
Asia Cup Seven Edition Winner- Pakistan
Pakistan’s inaugural Asia Cup trophy came in 2000 when they beat Sri Lanka by 39 runs in the Final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka.
Cricket Asia Cup Winners List From 2004 to 2008- Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka dominates the next two editions of ACC. The 8th edition was held in Sri Lanka and the host beat India in the Final. In the 9th edition, Sri Lanka again beat India in the AC Final that was held at National Stadium, Karachi.
Asia Cup Tenth Edition Winner- India
India clinch the 10th edition of the Asia Cup Cricket that was held in Sri Lanka in 2010. India won the final match by 81 runs at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla.
Asia Cup Eleventh Edition Winner- Pakistan
Pakistan won Asia Cup 2012 by beating Bangladesh in a thrilling Final game. The tournament was played in Bangladesh.
Asia Cup Twelfth Edition Winner- Sri Lanka
Bangladesh hosted the 12th edition of AC and Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup title by beating Pakistan by five wickets at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.
Cricket Asia Cup Winners List From 2016 to 2018– India
Bangladesh again hosted the next edition of the Asia Cup in 2016, However this time the Asia Cup was played in T20 format. India emerged as victorious as they beat Bangladesh in the Finals. In Asia Cup 2018, India again met Bangladesh in the Final in the United Arab Emirates. India beat Bangladesh in a thrilling final at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Complete List of Asia Cup Winners
|Year||Host||Format||No of Team||Winner|
|1986||Sri Lanka||ODI Format||3||Sri Lanka|
|1997||Sri Lanka||ODI Format||4||Sri Lanka|
|2004||Sri Lanka||ODI Format||6||Sri Lanka|
|2008||Pakistan||ODI Format||6||Sri Lanka|
|2010||Sri Lanka||ODI Format||4||India|
|2014||Bangladesh||ODI Format||5||Sri Lanka|
|2016||Bangladesh||T20 Format||5- Final|
Frequently Asked Question
Which team has won most Asia Cup?
India has won the most Cricket Asia Cup trophy with seven trophies. India won the inaugural edition in 1984, and then in 1988, 1990/91, 1995, 2010, 2016, and 2018.
How many overs were in Asia Cup 2022?
The Asia Cup 2022 will be played in the T20 format and there will be 20 overs in each inning during the Cricket Asia Cup 2022
How many times has India won Asia Cup?
India has won seven Asia Cups titles in Asia Cup history; the most by any team.
What date is Asia Cup 2022?
Asia Cup 2022 will kick off on August, 27 with the game between Afghanistan and Sri Lanka and run until September 11, 2022, in the United Arab Emirates.
How many times has Sri Lanka won Asia Cup?
Sri Lanka has won the Asia Cup title on five occasions. They first won the title in 1986 and then in 1997, 2004, 2008, and 2014.
Who will host the Asia Cup Cricket 2022?
Asia Cup Cricket 2022 will be hosted by Sri Lanka. However, due to the economic crisis, the tournament was shifted from Sri Lanka to UAE.
How many teams in Asia Cup 2022?
A total of six Asian giants will locks horns in the upcoming Asia Cup Cricket 2022. There will be a qualification round as well before the main tournament and will be played among four Asian teams.