Top 5 Best Bowling Performances In Asia Cup
We have seen many matches winning performances in Asia Cups with the ball and with Asia Cup coming next month we have bought you another interesting article related to Asia Cups. So here are the top 5 best bowling performances in Asia Cups.
#5 Muttiah Muralitharan
Sri Lankan spin wizard, Muttiah Muralitharan took 5 wickets and gave only 31 runs in an Asia Cup match against Bangladesh in 2008 at Karachi, Pakistan. He bowled 10 overs with an economy of 3.10.
#4 Ajantha Mendis
Sri Lankan legend, Ajantha Mendis in an Asia Cup match against the United Arab Emirates in 2008 in Lahore, Pakistan took 5 wickets and gave only 22 runs in his 6.3 overs spell. His economy in that match was 3.38.
#3 Arshad Ayub
Former Indian bowler, Arshad Ayub took 5 wickets and gave 21 runs in his 9 overs spell against arch-rivals Pakistan in 1988 at Dhaka, Bangladesh. His economy in the innings was 2.33 only.
#2 Aaqib Javed
Former Pakistani legendary fast bowler, Aaqib Javed is at No.2 on our list. He produced his best Asia Cup performance against India in 1995 at Sharjah. He took 5 wickets and gave only 19 runs including one maiden over in his 9 overs spell. His economy was only 2.11 in that match against India.
#1 Ajantha Mendis
It is again Sri Lankan veteran Ajantha Mendis who produces the best individual performance in the history of Asia Cups against India in 2008 at Karachi, Pakistan. He took 6 wickets and gave only 13 runs including one maiden in his 8 overs spell against India. Mendis’ unbelievable performance against India is also the best individual performance with the ball in the history of Asia Cups.