Ishaan Mahajan ∙ Aug 10 2022, 1:08 PM

Most Ducks recorded in Asia Cup


The Asia Cup is all ready to begin on August 27 in the United Arab Emirates. Unlike the previous edition in 2018, which was played in ODI format, this time the major event will be staged in T20I format, where players will be ready to break a lot of records.

While many players have created history at this prestigious tournament, there are a few cricketers who have etched their names in the list of unwanted honours. Here we look at the most ducks recorded in the competition.

Highest number of ducks in the Asia Cup!

3) Salman Butt - 3 Ducks

One of Pakistan's best batters, Salman Butt, was anticipated to lift the squad to new heights. In 2010, while leading the Pakistan Test team, he was implicated in a spot-fixing scandal.


At the Eden Gardens on November 13, 2004, Salman Butt made his impact in international cricket by playing a match winning knock of 108 runs against India. He enjoyed great success against the Men in Blue and helped Pakistan beat their bitter rivals in his first four One Day International hundreds. The powerful opening batsmen also has the joint record of most ducks in the Asia Cup.

2) Mohammad Rubel Hossain - 3 Ducks

The fastest bowler in Bangladesh cricket history is Mohammad Rubel Hossain, a bowler from Bangladesh. Due to his slight sling action, Rubel Hossain is referred to as Bangladesh's Malinga. Rubel Hossain has played in 25 test matches in which he has taken 33 wickets.

He has also taken 102 wickets at an average of 34.22 in 82 ODIs. He has 15 wickets in 16 T20Is. He is now among Bangladesh's most successful bowlers ever as a result of this. Along with numerous bowling records, Rubel Hossain also holds the Asia Cup record for the most ducks ever.

1) Mahela Jayawardene - 3 Ducks

Mahela Jayawardene, one of the most recognisable names in international cricket, is renowned for his leadership qualities. He became a star on the Sri Lanka cricket team as a result of his effortless batting ability.


Mahela Jayawardene's innings of 374 in a Test match against South Africa in 2006 holds the record for Sri Lanka's highest individual score in Tests. His 674 runs and 29.30 batting average in the most matches played in the Asia Cup set a record. He also owns the Asia Cup record for the most ducks ever.

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