Asia Cup 2012: Records and Statistics

The 11th Asia Cup held at Bangladesh was considered to be a run fest. But, besides the match between India and Pakistan, there were no 300+ total for teams. Although the highest wicket taker could grab only 9 wickets, all the matches saw wickets tumbling. While batsmen in good form, like Kohli flourished, only 11 players could aggregate 100+ runs in the tournament. Finally, the best bowling inteam emerged as the surprise tournament champion. Shakib of Bangladesh with 237 runs (4th highest run scorer) and 6 wickets (joint 4th highest wicket taker), and two player of the match award was declarted player of the series. Check complete tournament record and statistics.

2012 Asia Cup Schedule and Results

Team Records

    Maximum Wins: 3 (Pak)
    Minimum Wins: 0 (SL)
    Biggest Win: 6 wkts (Pak def SL, Ind def Pak)
    Narrowest Win: 2 runs (Pak def Ban)
    Highest Score: 330/5 Ind vs Pak
    Lowest Score: 214 Ban vs Pak
    6s: 35 (Pak 10, Ind 9, Ban 9, SL 7)

Batting Records

    Highest Scorer: 357 (Kohli in 3 matches)
    100+ scorers: 11 (3 each from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, 2 from SL)
    Centuries: 6 (4 Ind, 2 by Pak)
    Max Centuries: 2 by Kohli
    Half-Centuries: 27 (12 Ban, 6 SL, 5 Pak, 4 Ind)
    Max Half-centuries: 4 by Tamim Iqbal
    100+ Partnerships: 8 (Ind 4, Pak 3, Ban 1)
    Max 6s: 4 by Raina (in 3 matches)

Bowling Records

    Wickets by Bowlers: 93
    Maximum Wickets by a Team: 93 (Pak 32, Ban 28, Ind 21, SL 12)
    Best Bowler: Umar Gul (9 wickets)
    Best Performance: 4/32 Irfan Pathan vs SL
    3+ wickets: 10 (Ind 4, Pak 4, Ban 2)
    Total Maidens: 25 (Ban 9, Pak 8, SL 5, Ind 3)
    Max Maidens in a match: 3 by Abdur Razzak (Ban) vs Pak in final
    Best Economy in Tournament: 3.85 by Abdur Razzak (Ban)
    Worst Bowling in a match: 81/0 Shahadat Hossain (Ban) vs Ind in 10 ov
    50+ runs conceded in a match: 24 instances
    Best Average in Tournament: 17 by Nazmul of Bangladesh in 16 overs

Fielding Records

    Catches: 40 (Ind 13, Pak 10, SL 9, Ban 8)
    Run outs: 3 by Bangladesh
    Maximum Catches: 4 by Kohli
    Max Catch in a match: 2
    Dismissals: 7
    Max Dismissals: 4(3c,1s) by Mushfiqur Rahim (Ban)
    Most Dismissal in a match: 3 by Mushfiqur Rahim

Tournament Records

    183 is the highest individual score at Asia Cup.
    224-run partnership is the biggest partnership at Asia Cup.
    Bangladesh registered first victories over India and Sri Lanka in Asia Cup.
    Bangladesh entered Asia Cup final for the first time.
    Pakistan entered Asia Cup final for the third time.
    357-runs by Kohli is the best score by any batsman in 3 matches, and second best in Asia Cup behind the Asian King, Jayasuriya.
    392-runs by Jayasuriya is the best in an Asia Cup. He needed 8 innings for the effort.
    Tamim became the first batsman to score 4 half-centuries in one edition of Asia Cup.
    India chased the highest total in Asia Cup, and also in their ODI history.

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