Asia Cup is going to start from 27th August. The first match of the Indian team in this tournament will be against Pakistan on August 28. The Indian team looks completely ready for this tournament. The Indian team will leave for the Asia Cup on August 20. Both the teams have geared up for this match. However, the surprising thing is that in the last 14 seasons of the Asia Cup, the final match between India and Pakistan has not been played even once. This time everyone is expected to reach the finals of these two teams. In such a situation, today we will tell you about all the final matches of Asia Cup history.
history of asia cup final
- The Asia Cup was started in the year 1984. At the same time, India won this trophy in the first edition.
- Sri Lanka won the second edition of the Asia Cup in the year 1986. Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup for the first time by winning the title over defending champions India.
- India made a comeback in the third edition of the Asia Cup in 1988 and under the captaincy of Dilip Vengsarkar, India defeated Sri Lanka in the third edition.
- In the fourth edition of the Asia Cup 1991, India continued to dominate and under the captaincy of Mohammad Azharuddin, the Indian team again won the Asia Cup title for the third time by defeating Sri Lanka in the final.
- The fifth edition of the Asia Cup took place in the year 1995, in this edition too, under the captaincy of Mohammad Azharuddin, Team India defeated Sri Lanka and won the title for the second time in a row.
- In the sixth edition of Asia Cup 1997, the great batsman Sachin Tendulkar captained the Indian team. In this edition, India had to face defeat and Sri Lanka captured the title for the second time.
- In the 7th edition of Asia Cup 2000, Pakistan got the new champion. Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka in the final. This was the first time that Pakistan had won this title.
- In the 8th edition of the Asia Cup in 2004, Sri Lanka again showed a great game in the Asia Cup and won the title for the third time. Sri Lanka defeated the Indian team in the final.
- Sri Lanka continued to dominate in the 9th edition of the Asia Cup as they defeated the Indian team in the final for the second time in a row and captured the trophy for the fourth time overall.
- The magic of captain Dhoni was seen in the 10th edition of the Asia Cup and India won this edition in the year 2010. The Indian team defeated Sri Lanka in the final.
- At the same time, in the 11th edition of the Asia Cup held in 2012, Pakistan made a comeback and captured the title of Asia Cup for the second time. Pakistan defeated Bangladesh in the final.
- In the 12th edition of the Asia Cup in 2014, the Sri Lankan team again made a comeback and won the title for the fifth time with their lively game. This time Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan in the final.
- In the 13th edition of the Asia Cup in 2016, the Indian team won the title again under the leadership of captain Dhoni and made it homecoming. This time India defeated Bangladesh in the final.
- At the same time, in the 14th edition of Asia Cup 2018, India won the Asia Cup under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. India defeated Bangladesh in the final.
- In the Asia Cup held so far, India has won the title 7 times, Sri Lanka 5 times and Pakistan 2 times.
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