The Asia Cup has always been a really memorable tournament for all the Asian cricketing nations. The tournament has served as a method to prepare for further greater cricketing events like the world cup.
Several teams have managed to achieve memorable feats while participating in this multi-national tournament. Of all these sides is India which is the most successful team in the history of the Asia cup.
With multiple titles and a dozen other records to its name related to the Asia Cup, the team has had several incredible players who’ve set and broken numerous records over the years, one of which is sending the ball over the ropes for the most number of times in the history of the tournament.
Hence it’s time for us to have a look at the top three Indian batters with the most sixes in the Asia Cup history so far.
3. M.S Dhoni (16 sixes)At no.3 in the list of top six hitters in Asia Cup history is M.S dhoni. India’s legendary wicketkeeper-batsman has hit a total of 16 sixes in the 20 innings that he has played for India in the Asia Cup. His strike rate has been that of 91.3 and the average too has been extremely good at 69.
2. Suresh Raina (18 sixes)
Suresh Raina with 18 sixes in Asia Cup matches is second in the list. The left-handed explosive middle-order batsman has had an incredible strike rate of 112.4 in the 16 innings in which he has batted in. His average during this period has been that of 48.83.
1. Rohit Sharma (21 sixes)
The top spot in the list of top six hitters in Asia Cup history is conquered by none other than India’s skipper Rohit Sharma. The Hitman has smashed 21 sixes so far in the 26 innings that he has played in the Asia Cup for India. His strike rate has been of 90, along with an average of 42.3. The right-hander has scored 1 century and 7 fifties too in his Asia Cup career so far.