Asia Cup is the only tournament in the world that is based on competitions among the countries of one continent. India is the top performer as they have won 7 Asia Cups. Apart from this, India has also been in 10 finals out of 15 total Finals (India has participated in 14 editions though, skipping once). Sri Lanka is the second most successful team in the Asia Cup after India. The Sri Lankan team won the Asia Cup 6 times and Pakistan took the cup home two times. Initially, it was a competition among three countries but later on, Asia Cup expanded to become a six-team tournament. They are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, and Afghanistan.
Asia Cup is one of the most popular cricket tournaments in Asia. It is conducted over a gap of two years by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The 15th edition was played in UAE from 27th August to 11th September 2022. Sri Lanka won the 2022 title. The first Asia Cup was played in 1984 in UAE and India was the winner of this tournament and Sri Lanka was the runner-up. In this article, we'll have a look at the winners' list of the Asia Cup from 1984 to 2022 along with a runner-up and hosting country.
The 2022 edition began on 27th August 2022 in United Arab Emirates (UAE). The first match was played between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan in Dubai and Afghanistan won this match by 8 wickets. The Winner of the 2022 edition was decided on 11th September 2022 when the two best teams of the tournament Sri Lanka and Pakistan played the final match. Sri Lanka became the winner of the 15th edition by defeating Pakistan by 23 runs.
Asia Cup Winners List from 1984 to 2022 is given below. The Winners List table contains the year, winner team, runner-up team, and hosting country.
|Asia Cup Winners List from 1984 to 2022|
|1986||Sri Lanka||Pakistan||Sri Lanka|
|1997||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka|
|2004||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka|
|2010||India||Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka|
Team India won the Cup 7 times in 15 editions followed by Sri Lanka 6 times and Pakistan 2 times. The three remaining countries Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Hong Kong have yet to open their account in the winners list. The country-wise list of the winners is given below.
|Team Name||Winner||Runner-up||Winning Year|
|India||7||3||1984, 1988, 1991, 1995, 2010, 2016, 2018|
|Sri Lanka||6||6||1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014, 2022|