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Asia Cup 2022: Top 3 highest run scorers in the tournament

The Asia Cup 2022 was full of action and intensity as it provided cricketing fun and entertained millions of cricket lovers from all across the world to the greatest extent. All the participating teams have given it their all so as to achieve desirable results in the tournament. 

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Virat Kohli

We got to see some extraordinary performances from some players in particular while several others had a disappointing time to everyone’s surprise. The batters in particular ruled the tournament as they majorly determined their team’s fortunes in the toughest of circumstances. 

The Asia Cup 2022 witnessed several world-class batters prove their worth on the big stage. It’s time for us to have a look at the top three highest run scorers in the Asia Cup 2022. 

3. Ibrahim Zadran (Afghanistan) – 196 Runs

Ibrahim Zadran
Ibrahim Zadran

Ibrahim Zadran finished third in the list of top run-getters in the Asia Cup 2022. The left-handed batsman was the top run-getter in the Asia Cup for his side with 196 runs in 5 matches including one fifty as he played a crucial role with the bat in several games. 

He made quite a few crucial contributions with the bat and scored vital runs for his side against quality teams. His highest score was that of 64 which came against India in the super 4 stage match.

2. Virat Kohli (India) – 276 Runs

Virat Kohli after scoring his 71st international century during Asia Cup 2022
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Virat Kohli announced his arrival and is back to form with multiple incredible performances with the bat in the Asia Cup 2022. The right-hander smashed an unbelievable 276 runs in 5 matches at an average of 92. He smashed 2 fifties and his maiden century during the tournament and was the second leading run scorer in the Asia Cup 2022. 

His highest score of 122* came against Pakistan in the super 4-stage match. Despite being considered to be out of form prior to the start of the tournament, the ex-captain of India proved his worth as he scored crucial runs for his side with great consistency throughout the tournament. 

Unfortunately for him, India couldn’t make things happen for itself and fail to reach the finals despite his magical efforts.

1. Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan) – 281 Runs

Mohammad Rizwan, PAKvsHK
Mohammad Rizwan

Mohammed Rizwan was the top run scorer in Asia Cup 2022. The right-handed amassed 281 runs in 6 matches including 3 half centuries at an average of 56.20. The right-handed scored important runs for his side in the majority of the matches and was among the runs for the majority of the tournament. 

His highest score of 71 came against India in the crucial Super 4 stage match wherein Pakistan was chasing a total of 181. His low strike rate however seemed to be a bit of concern for the side. Unfortunately for him, Pakistan failed to win the title after being defeated by Sri Lanka in the finals despite his brilliant efforts with the bat. 

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