The Asia Cup 2022 culminated on Sunday with Sri Lanka winning their sixth title of the tournament. The tournament was full of thrilling encounters which kept the crowd on the edge of their seats. Throughout the course of the T20 competition, new heroes emerged every day who took their teams home on the back of their stupendous performances.
All six teams were full of several superstars who turned the match on its head on numerous occasions. On that note, let’s make a complete star-studded Playing XI of the Asia Cup 2022, selecting the best players from all the teams:
1. Mohammad Rizwan (WK) – The Pakistan opener was the highest run scorer of the Asia Cup, scoring 281 runs in six innings at an average of 56 and a strike rate of 117. He will be the perfect fit for the opening position where he can play an anchor role throughout the course of the innings.
2. Kusal Mendis – The Sri Lankan opener gave blistering starts to his team throughout the tournament. Scoring at a strike rate of 156, he will form a prolific opening pair with Rizwan where he can launch an all-out attack on the opposition.
3. Virat Kohli – The star Indian batter finally returned to form in the ongoing Asia Cup. Kohli brought up his elusive 71st international hundred and finished as the second highest run-getter of the tournament with 276 runs to his name in five innings at an average of 92 and a strike rate of 147.