The following five Asia Cup records may never be broken

The Asia Cup 2023, which will be played in the One-Day International (ODI) format, would pit six teams against one another and provide ardent cricket fans with a visual treat before the World Cup 2023. India and Pakistan are the current favorites to win the prestigious continental competition, which runs from August 31 to September 17.

Here are  the five Asia Cup records that might never get shattered in the history of the tournament

At the Shere Bangla Stadium in Mirpur during the 2012 Asia Cup, India and Pakistan fought each other. It was a terrific game for the supporters of both clubs because both teams played aggressive cricket. Misbah-ul-Haq, the captain of Pakistan, chose to bat first after winning the toss.

MS Dhoni’s most matches as a skipper

The Asia Cup’s most Asia Cup matches have been captained by former India captain MS Dhoni. He served India in the continental trophy from 2008 to 2012 as a regular skipper. He led the side to the final of the 2008 Asia Cup, which was played in Pakistan, but he was unable to bring home a trophy since Sri Lanka played outstandingly on the decisive day, winning by 100 runs to take home the prize.

MS Dhoni & Kumara Sangakkara’s joint record of the most dismissals as wicketkeepers

Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka and MS Dhoni of India will be remembered as the best wicketkeepers in cricket history. In ODI cricket, both heroes used their skill as wicketkeepers to pursue more than 900 batsmen behind the wickets. Regarding their performances in the Asia Cup, both have a shared record for the most dismissals as wicketkeepers.

Ajantha Mendis’s 6/13 figures

Due to his methodical bowling, Ajantha Mendis made his debut in international cricket in 2008 and quickly rose to prominence. Mendis was instrumental in Sri Lanka’s win at the 2008 Asia Cup. The gifted spinner finished as the competition’s top wicket-taker with 17 wickets in five games at a fantastic economy rate of 3.45.

Virat Kohli’s individual highest score of 183

Virat Kohli was a rising star in ODI batting in 2012. He attracted a lot of attention to himself in February 2012 when he played an incredible innings of 133 (86) against Sri Lanka in Hobart. With this knock, he shown his ability to lead India to victory in crucial matches.