Asia Cup Special: India's Combined XI of the Tournament

Asia Cup Special: India’s Combined XI of the Tournament

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With six wins in the 13 editions of Asia Cup, India is the most successful side in the tournament folklore. Thus, it is obvious that a combined XI of the Indian team will make a potent side.

India won the inaugural edition of 1984. In fact, the Indian team is the current defending champions of the Asia Cup. Thus, Virat Kohli will look to defend their title in the upcoming tournament. The 14 edition of the Asia Cup will take place in the UAE. The tournament will begin from 15 September and the final will take place on 30 September.

Meanwhile, Indian players have produced some outstanding performances in the Asia Cup. They have dominated the tournament as India is the most successful side in the competition.

Thus, we take a look at India’s Combined XI of the tournament since the inception of Asia Cup.

Here is India’s Combined XI of Asia Cup.

Virender Sehwag

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Virender Sehwag batted in his own way in Asia Cup. The attacking opener scored his runs at a blistering strike rate of 113.87. The combative right-hander scored a total of 509 runs in the 13 matches he played in the Asia Cup.

Sehwag scored one century and three fifties while playing in the tournament. Thus, he opens the batting for us. Furthermore, Sehwag was able to take 12 scalps in the Asia Cup.

Sachin Tendulkar

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Sachin Tendulkar has dominated most of the tournaments he has played and Asia Cup is no exception. The Master Blaster is the third highest run-scorer with 971 runs in 21 innings.

Sachin scored two hundred and seven fifties at an impressive average of 51.10. The legendary batsman had the highest score of 114 in the tournament. Furthermore, Sachin took 17 wickets in the tourney.

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