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Asia Cup Points Table. Asia Cup is a cricket tournament that got underway in 1984. It is the only continental championship in the game of cricket. So far, 15 editions of the tournament have been played. In the first two editions of the competitions, three teams participated while in the third edition, four teams took part.

The highest number of teams participating in a single edition of the Asia Cup has been 6 so far. In 2004, 2008, 2018, and 2022, six teams participated in the competition.

Asia Cup 2023:

Pakistan have the hosting rights for Asia Cup 2023. A total of six teams will be participating in the competition that is set to be played in the 50-over format. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan will be joined by the winner of the qualifying competition.

The six teams will be divided into two groups of three teams each. The top two teams from each group will then make it to the Super 4s before the top two teams qualify for the final. India, Pakistan, and a team from the qualifier have been placed in Group A, while Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan form Group B.

Asia Cup Points Table 2023:

Group A:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

NR

Points

India

0

0

0

0

0

Pakistan

0

0

0

0

0

Nepal

0

0

0

0

Group B:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

NR

Points

Afghanistan

0

0

0

0

0

Sri Lanka

0

0

0

0

0

Bangladesh

0

0

0

0

0

Super 4s:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

NR

Points

TBD

0

0

0

0

0

TBD

0

0

0

0

0

TBD

0

0

0

0

0

TBD

0

0

0

0

0

(TBD= To be decided)

Asia Cup 1984:

In the inaugural edition of the tournament played in 1984, three teams took part part. The teams were – India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. With only three teams participating, the tournament was played in a round-robin format. As per the format, each team was to play against the other two once. The team with the most points was adjudged the winner.

India emerged as the winners after beating both Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Sri Lanka finished the campaign with 1 win while Pakistan could not open their account.

Asia Cup points table 1984:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

NRR

Points

India

2

2

0

0

0

4.212

8

Sri Lanka

2

1

1

0

0

3.059

4

Pakistan

2

0

2

0

0

3.489

0

Asia Cup 1986:

Three teams participated in the second edition of the Asia Cup too played in 1986. The tournament was hosted by Sri Lanka and India pulled out of it due to strained cricketing ties with the island nation. With India boycotting the competition, Sri Lanka hosted Pakistan and Bangladesh for the tournament.

The format for the 1986 Asia Cup saw each team playing against the other two teams once. At the end of the round-robin league, Sri Lanka was awarded the title for winning the most number of games. The Islanders won both their games followed by Pakistan who managed one win. Bangladesh failed to win any game.

Asia Cup Points Table 1986:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

Pakistan

2

2

0

0

0

4

Sri Lanka

2

1

1

0

0

2

Bangladesh

2

0

2

0

0

0

Asia Cup 1988:

For the first time in Asia Cup, more than three teams participated in the 1988 edition. The tournament was held in Bangladesh with India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka as the participants apart from the hosts. As per the format, the top two teams were to play the final after the league stage. In the league stage, each team played against the other three once.

After the league stage, India and Sri Lanka qualified for the final after registering 2 and 3 wins respectively. Pakistan and Bangladesh bowed out after managing 1 and 0 wins respectively. In the final, India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets.

Asia Cup Points Table 1988:

Teams

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

Sri Lanka

3

3

0

0

0

12

India

3

2

1

0

0

8

Pakistan

3

1

2

0

0

4

Bangladesh

3

0

3

0

0

0

Asia Cup 1990/91:

India hosted the continental championship for the first time in the 1990/91 season. Three teams – hosts India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh – took part in that edition. Pakistan decided to boycott it due to strained political relations with India. Each team played against the other two teams once and the top two teams qualified for the final. In the final, India were up against Sri Lanka and won the game by 7 wickets.

Asia Cup Points Table 1990/91:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

Sri Lanka

2

2

0

0

0

4

India

2

1

1

0

0

2

Bangladesh

2

0

2

0

0

0

Asia Cup 1995:

The Asia Cup returned to the UAE in 1995 for the first time since its inaugural edition in 1995. Four teams – India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh fought it out in that edition. The tournament was played in the round-robin format where each team played against the other three once. The top two teams then made it to the final.

India, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan ended their league campaign with 2 wins each while Bangladesh remained winless once again. India and Sri Lanka qualified for the final due to better net run-rate. In the final, India once again got the better of Sri Lanka, winning it by 8 wickets to win their fourth Asia Cup title.

Asia Cup Points Table 1995:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

India

3

2

1

0

0

4

Sri Lanka

3

2

1

0

0

4

Pakistan

3

2

1

0

0

4

Bangladesh

3

0

3

0

0

0

Asia Cup 1997:

Sri Lanka were the host for the 1997 Asia Cup. Apart from the home side, India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh took part in the tournament. For the league stage, each team played against the other three teams once. The top two teams were to make it to the final.

Sri Lanka finished at the top of the points table with 3 wins from as many games followed by India and Pakistan who won one game each. India made it to the final ahead of Pakistan due to their better net run rate. In the final, Sri Lanka finally beat India to win their second Asia Cup title.

Asia Cup Points Table 1997:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

Sri Lanka

3

3

0

0

0

6

India

3

1

1

0

1

3

Pakistan

3

1

1

0

1

3

Bangladesh

3

0

3

0

0

0

Asia Cup 2000:

In 2000, Bangladesh hosted India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka for the Asia Cup. In the league stage, each team played against the other three teams once. Pakistan finished the league stage at the top of the points table after all three games.

Sri Lanka and India won 2 and 1 games respectively while Bangladesh remained winless once again. In the final, Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 39 runs to win their first-ever Asia Cup title.

Asia Cup Points Table 2000:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

NR

Points

Pakistan

3

3

0

0

6

Sri Lanka

3

2

1

0

4

India

3

1

2

0

2

Bangladesh

3

0

3

0

0

Asia Cup 2004:

For the first time in the Asia Cup, more than 4 teams participated during the 2004 edition. Sri Lanka hosted five countries for the continental championship – India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, and the United Arab Emirates. The teams were divided into two groups of 3 each. The top two teams from each group then qualified for the Super 4s where each team played against the other three teams once.

The top two teams from the Super 4s then made it to the final. Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka made it to the Super 4s. In the Super 4s stage, India, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan finished with 2 wins and a loss. However, India and Sri Lanka made it to the final ahead of Pakistan due to bonus points. In the final, Sri Lanka beat the Men in Blue to lift the trophy.

Asia Cup Points Table 2004:

Group A:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

NRR

Points

Pakistan

2

2

0

0

0

2.567

12

Bangladesh

2

1

1

0

0

0.4

6

Hong Kong

2

0

2

0

0

-2.979

0

Group B:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

NRR

Points

Sri Lanka

2

2

0

0

0

1.28

11

India

2

1

1

0

0

1.04

7

United Arab Emirates

2

0

2

0

0

-2.32

0

Super 4s:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

NRR

Bonus Points

Points

Sri Lanka

3

2

1

0

0

1.144

3

13

India

3

2

1

0

0

0.022

2

12

Pakistan

3

2

1

0

0

0.162

0

10

Bangladesh

3

0

3

0

0

-1.19

1

1

Asia Cup 2008:

Just like the 2004 edition, 6 teams participated in the 2008 edition too. The tournament was played in the same format. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh progressed ahead of the group stage from Group A while India and Pakistan qualified from Group B.

In the Super 4s stage, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka once again finished with 2 wins and 1 loss each. And just like the 2004 edition, India and Sri Lanka pipped Pakistan to the final due to the points carried forward. In the final, Sri Lanka thrashed India by 100 runs to lift the trophy.

Asia Cup Points Table 2008:

Group A:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

Sri Lanka

2

2

0

0

0

4

Bangladesh

2

1

1

0

0

2

United Arab Emirates

2

0

2

0

0

0

Group B:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

India

2

2

0

0

0

4

Pakistan

2

1

1

0

0

2

Hong Kong

2

0

2

0

0

0

Super 4s:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

Sri Lanka

3

2

1

0

0

6

India

3

2

1

0

0

6

Pakistan

3

2

1

0

0

4

Bangladesh

3

0

3

0

0

0

Asia Cup 2010:

Sri Lanka hosted the Asia Cup in 2010 and welcomed India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan for the tournament. In the league stage, each team played against each other once and the top two teams qualified for the final. Sri Lanka and India finished as the top two teams after winning 3 and 2 games respectively. In the final, the Men in Blue beat the home side by 81 runs to win the Asia Cup for the fifth time.

Asia Cup Points Table 2010:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Bonus Points

Points

Sri Lanka

3

3

0

0

0

2

14

India

3

2

1

0

0

1

9

Pakistan

3

1

2

0

0

1

5

Bangladesh

3

0

3

0

0

0

0

Asia Cup 2012:

In the 2012 Asia Cup, Bangladesh hosted India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka as only the Test-playing nations participated in the continental championship. After the league stage, Pakistan and Bangladesh made it to the final. Bangladesh registered famous wins over India and Sri Lanka to make it to the final of the tournament for the first time. In the final, Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 2 runs to win their second title.

Asia Cup Points Table 2012:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Bonus Points

Points

Pakistan

3

2

1

0

0

1

9

Bangladesh

3

2

1

0

0

0

8

India

3

2

1

0

0

0

8

Sri Lanka

3

0

3

0

0

0

0

Asia Cup 2014:

Bangladesh hosted the Asia Cup in 2014 too with a total of 5 teams participating in the tournament. Apart from the home side, India Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and debutant Afghanistan were the participants. The tournament was played in a round-robin format where each team played against the other four teams once.

After the league stage, Sri Lanka and Pakistan made it to the final after winning 4 and 3 matches respectively. Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 5 wickets in the final.

Asia Cup Points Table 2014:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Bonus Points

Points

Sri Lanka

4

4

0

0

0

1

17

Pakistan

4

3

1

0

0

1

13

India

4

2

2

0

0

1

9

Afghanistan

4

1

3

0

0

0

4

Bangladesh

4

0

4

0

0

0

0

Asia Cup 2016:

The Asia Cup was played in the T20 format for the first time in 2016. Bangladesh were the host again, hosting the continental championship for the third time in a row. Five teams –  Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates – participated in the tournament.

The tournament was played in the round-robin format where each team played against the other four teams once. India and Bangladesh finished the league stage as the top two teams, registering 4 and 3 wins each. In the final, India thrashed the hosts by 8 wickets to win their sixth Asia Cup title.

Asia Cup Points Table 2016:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

India

4

4

0

0

0

16

Bangladesh

4

3

1

0

0

12

Pakistan

4

2

2

0

0

8

Sri Lanka

4

1

3

0

0

4

United Arab Emirates

4

0

4

0

0

0

Asia Cup 2018:

After 1995, UAE hosted the Asia Cup once again in 2018. Six teams participated in the competition and were divided into two groups of three teams each. The tournament was played in the 50-over format due to the 2019 ODI World Cup.

India, Pakistan, and Hong Kong were in Group A while Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan were in Group B. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan made it to the Super 4s. In the Super 4s, India and Bangladesh won two games each to make it to the final. In the final, India beat Bangladesh to lift the trophy for a record-extending seventh time.

Asia Cup Points Table 2018:

Group A:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

India

2

2

0

0

0

4

Pakistan

2

1

1

0

0

2

Hong Kong

2

0

2

0

0

0

Group B:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

Afghanistan

2

2

0

0

0

4

Bangladesh

2

1

1

0

0

2

Sri Lanka

2

0

2

0

0

0

Super 4s:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

Tied

NR

Points

India

3

2

0

1

0

5

Bangladesh

3

2

1

0

0

4

Pakistan

3

1

2

0

0

2

Afghanistan

3

0

2

1

0

1

Asia Cup 2022:

The continental championship returned to the T20 format in 2022 and was once again played in the UAE. Six teams – India, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan – participated in the competition. India, Pakistan, and Hong Kong were in Group A while Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan formed Group B.

After the league stage, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan made it to the Super 4s. Sri Lanka and Pakistan then made it to the final after winning 3 and 2 games respectively. In the final, Sri Lanka stunned Pakistan by 5 wickets to lift the trophy for the sixth time.

Asia Cup Points Table 2022:

Group A:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

NR

Points

India

2

2

0

0

4

Pakistan

2

1

1

0

2

Hong Kong

2

0

2

0

0

Group B:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

NR

Points

Afghanistan

2

2

0

0

4

Sri Lanka

2

1

1

0

2

Bangladesh

2

0

2

0

0

Super 4s:

Team

Played

Won

Lost

NR

Points

Sri Lanka

3

3

0

0

6

Pakistan

3

2

1

0

4

India

3

1

2

0

2

Afghanistan

3

0

3

0

0

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