List of the lowest scores in the Asia Cup and what is the lowest score in a final ODI match

List of the lowest scores in the Asia Cup and what is the lowest score in a final ODI match

Sri Lanka have joined the list of the lowest score made in the Asia Cup played in the ODI final format

Today, On 17 Sep 2023, Sri Lanka just clocked the lowest team score ever in an Asia Cup. In the 2023 Asia Cup Final at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka were all out against India with a score of 50 runs in 15.2 overs. Siraj hauled 6 for 21, while Hardik hauled 3 for 3.

From August 30 to September 17, 2023, Pakistan and Sri Lanka co-hosted the Asia Cup for the first time.

Top 10 list of the lowest scores in the Asia Cup and what is the lowest score in a final ODI match


In 1984, the Asia Cup was first held. For the most part, the competition has been held every two years. The ten lowest totals in 50-over Asia Cup history are listed below.

Team Total Score In Overs Opposition Location Year
Sri Lanka 50 15.2 vs India Colombo (RPS) 2023
Bangladesh 87 34.2 vs Pakistan Dhaka 2000
Bangladesh 94 35.3 vs Pakistan Moratuwa 1986
Sri Lanka 96 41.0 vs India Sharjah 1984
Bangladesh 99 45.0 vs India Chattogram 1988
Nepal 104 23.4 vs Pakistan Multan 2023
Hong Kong 105 45.2 vs Bangladesh Colombo (SSC) 2004
Bangladesh 111 45.0 vs Pakistan Chattogram 1988
Bangladesh 115 38.2 vs Pakistan Karachi 2008
Hong Kong 116 37.1 vs Pakistan Dubai 2018

1) Sri Lanka: 50 (in Colombo, 2023, vs. India)

The lowest score ever recorded in an Asia Cup game was 50 for Sri Lanka. When Sri Lanka batted first, they were dismissed for 50 runs in just 15.2 overs. Mohammad Siraj of India grabbed six wickets, and Hardik Pandya claimed three. With 17 runs, Kusal Mendis led the team in scoring.

2) Bangladesh: 87 (in Dhaka 2000, vs. Pakistan)

The second-lowest total in Asia Cup history is held by Bangladesh. Bangladesh could only score 87 runs in 34.2 overs while chasing a 321-run mark against Pakistan during their 2000 Asia Cup group match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka. Abdul Razzaq’s 3/5 in 4 overs performance completely demolished the Bangladeshi batting order.


3) Bangladesh: 94 (in Moratuwa 1986, vs. Pakistan)

Third on the list and with just 94 runs overall is Bangladesh. Wasim Akram’s 4/19-over performance in Bangladesh’s opening innings against Pakistan in the 1986 Asia Cup group match assisted in the batters’ 94-run dismissal. With 7 wickets left, Pakistan completed the total chase in 33 overs.

4) Sri Lanka: 96 (in Sharjah 1984, vs. India)

The fourth-lowest score in Asia Cup history is Sri Lanka’s 96. When Sri Lanka batted first, they were all out for 96 runs in 41 overs. Chetan Sharma and Madan Lal of India each took three wickets. India defeated the opposition by 10 wickets.

5) Bangladesh: 99 (in Chattogram 1988, vs. India)

For the third time ever, Bangladesh was among the top five Asian Cup teams with the lowest scores. Bangladesh batted first on October 27, 1988, at the M.A.Aziz Stadium in Chittagong, but they only managed to score 99 runs in 45 overs. India easily defeated the opposition by 9 wickets in 26 overs.