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Most Wickets in Asia Cup by Indians

The Asia Cup 2023 is being played in Sri Lanka right now as we take a look at the Indian bowlers with the Most Wickets in the Asia Cup.

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Arijit Barua
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The Super 4 clashes of the Asia Cup 2023 are going on in Sri Lanka at the moment. The final is likely to be played on September 17 in Colombo. Meanwhile, the first thought that comes to our mind when we talk about the Asia Cup is India vs. Pakistan. The only place these two teams have faced off against each other since India chose not to play Pakistan in the bilateral series. The players will try to give their everything for the preparation ahead of the ICC Men's World Cup 2023. In this article, we'll talk about the Indian bowlers. Let us take a look at the Indian players with the most wickets in Asia Cup history.

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#5. Kapil Dev | 15 wickets

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The fifth Indian bowler on this list is former World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev, who took 15 wickets in his Asia Cup career. Kapil is a right-arm fast-medium bowling all-rounder. This World Cup-winning captain played seven games in the Asia Cup from 1988 to 1991 and took 15 wickets with an average of 13.00 and an economy of 3.56 with one four-wicket haul.

#4. Sachin Tendulkar | 17 wickets

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Surprisingly, all-time India great Sachin Tendulkar comes in the fourth position when it comes to the Indian bowlers with the most wickets in the Asia Cup. Sachin is a right-arm offbreak and a legbreak googly bowler. Along with batting, he was also a good bowler who bowled in 15 innings in the 23 games he played from 1990 to 2012. Tendulkar took 17 wickets with an average of 21.41 and an economy of 4.76.

#3. Kuldeep Yadav | 19 wickets

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Kuldeep Yadav is 3rd on the list amongst the Indian bowlers who have taken 19 wickets in the Asia Cup. He matched his tally with Sachin Tendulkar during the match against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup 2023 Super 4 clash. The spinner holds a brilliant average of 18.83 and an economy of 3.98 in the competition. Kuldeep picked up his only fifer in the Asia Cup against the arch-rival Pakistan.

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#2. Irfan Pathan | 22 wickets

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The second bowler on this list is former India all-rounder, Irfan Pathan who took the second most wickets for India in the Asia Cup. Irfan is a left-arm medium-fast all-rounder whose international career was from 2003 to 2012. He played 12 games in these years in the Asia Cup and took 22 wickets with an average of 27.50 and an economy of 5.54 with one four-wicket haul.

#1. Ravindra Jadeja | 24 wickets

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Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja comes at the top of this bowlers' list. Jadeja is a player, that a team can rely on in every situation. Jadeja is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler and a left-handed destructive batter. He bowled in 17 games from 2010 to 2023 in the Asia Cup. Jadeja took 24 wickets with an average of 25.16 and an economy of 4.27 with two four-wicket hauls.

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