Amidst the political tension between India and Pakistan, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is reportedly looking to revive the Afro-Asia Cup. For the unversed, the tournament was played from 2005 to 2007. However, the broadcast issues and political tensions between the Asian rivals led the tournament to be scrapped. After more than a decade, the tournament is all set to played again.
In this listicle, we will discuss the best Asia playing XI for the showpiece event for the fans.
Best possible Asia playing XI
- Batters – Rohit Sharma, Babar Azam, Virat Kohli, and Suryakumar Yadav
The opening batters will be India and Pakistan skippers, Rohit Sharma and Babar Azam respectively. The latter is the number one batter in the shortest format. Talking about their records, the India skipper has played 71 games as an opener and has amassed 2279 runs at an average of 34.01 and a strike rate of 145.06 including four hundred, joint highest in the world with New Zealand’s Colin Munro.
Azam, on the other hand, has played 13 games at the top and has got 483 runs at an average of 43.90 and a strike rate of 131.96 with one hundred. Talking about Kohli and Yadav, the former has got 2457 in 61 games batting at three at 57.13 and strike rate 135.97 while the latter has got 351 runs in 14 games at 39 and striking at 165.56.