The Asia Cup is an iconic cricket tournament that brings together teams from the Asian continent in a bid to fight for the title. The inaugural edition of the continental event was played in 1984. Since then, several editions of the tournament have been played.
Among the teams, Team India have been a phenomenal force to be reckoned with. The Men in Blue are the most successful team in the history of the Asia Cup as they have clinched seven titles (Six in ODIs and One in T20Is). Indian cricket has been blessed with so many talented cricketers who did their bit for the nation.
Apart from batting and bowling, fielding plays a pivotal role in the game of cricket. Taking catches changes the course of the game, especially in clutch moments, which can also help the team win games. In this article, let’s now dive deep into the names of the 3 Indians who took the most catches in the Asia Cup (ODI).
1. Rohit Sharma
Indian captain Rohit Sharma is one of the sharpest fielders in the team. He tops the list as he has taken the most catches by an Indian in Asia Cup history. Hitman has been featuring in the Asia Cup since 2008. Overall, he took nine catches in 24 appearances of the continental event.
2. Virat Kohli
Former Indian captain Virat Kohli is undoubtedly the fittest cricketer in the world. At times, he came under fire for dropping regulation catches on the field, which haunted him at times. At the same time, he has taken magnificent catches as well. Overall, he took 8 catches in 13 appearances of the Asia Cup.
3. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina was undoubtedly one of the best fielders in the world during the heydays of his cricketing career. He was someone who made full-blooded dives to save a certain four or six. Besides that, he always gave absolutely everything to take splendid catches. He has bagged 8 catches in 13 matches of the Asia Cup.