The Asia Cup 2023 starts on August 30th. Team India will play their first game against Pakistan on September 2nd. Rohit Sharma has something special to offer in this tournament. Former cricketer may break Sachin Tendulkar’s long-standing record. Rohit can become the best runs scorer for India in the Asia Cup ODI format.
Sachin has scored the most runs for India in the Asian Cup. He has 971 runs in 23 games. Sachin has scored two centuries and seven and a half centuries in that period. Rohit is ranked second in the Indian player list. He has 745 runs in 22 games. Rohit needs 226 runs to reach the top. He has one century and six half-centuries in the tournament so far. Rohit’s best score was 111, not equaled.
For most runs at the Asian Cup, former Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya tops the overall list. He has 1,220 runs in 25 games. Jayasuriya has scored 6 centuries and 3 half centuries. Kumar Sangakkara is in second place. He has 1075 runs in 24 games. Sangakkara has scored 4 centuries and 8 half centuries. Sachin is third on the overall list. Former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik is fourth. Malik has scored 786 runs.
Let us tell you that Super Four matches will be played after the group matches in Asia Cup. The first game of the Super Four will be played in Lahore on September 6th. The final match of the tournament will be played in Colombo on September 17th. Apart from the first Super Four game, all other games will be played exclusively in Colombo. The Indian team will play their first game against Pakistan and their second game against Nepal.