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Asia Cup 2022 Awards: Wanindu Hasaranga wins Player of the Series, Sri Lanka bag hefty $150,000 cheque


Asia Cup 2022 Awards: After two weeks of top-class cricket, the Asia Cup came to a close on Sunday with Sri Lanka…

Asia Cup 2022 Awards: After two weeks of top-class cricket, the Asia Cup came to a close on Sunday with Sri Lanka lifting their sixth title in Dubai. The hosts successfully defended 170 to seal the title and bag hefty prize money. SL’s Wanindu Hasaranga won the player of the series award, while Mohammed Rizwan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar topped the leading run-scorers and wicket-takers charts. Follow all cricket news and live updates on Insidesport.IN

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Asia Cup 2022 Awards: Wanindu Hasaranga wins Player of the Series, Sri Lanka bag hefty $150,000 cheque after Asia cup triumph – Check out 

Asia Cup 2022 Awards: Wanindu Hasaranga wins Player of the Series, Sri Lanka bag hefty $150,000 cheque after Asia cup triumph - Check out 

Wanindu Hasaranga played a stellar role in Sri Lanka’s triumph as the all-rounder rightfully lifted the player of the tournament trophy after the final. Hasaranga’s biggest contribution came in the final, where he chipped in with a fiery 36 off just 1 balls. He followed it up with a spell of 4-0-27-3 to put the game to bed and help the Islanders march towards the title.

Mohammed Rizwan scored yet another half-century to end up as the tournament’s highest run-getter. Rizwan went past India’s Virat Kohli to top the charts. Sri Lanka duo Pathum Nissanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa also found their way into the top five.

Most Runs in Asia Cup 2022

POS PLAYER MATCHES INNS RUNS AVG SR 4S 6S
1 Mohammad Rizwan 6 6 281 56.20 117.57 21 6
2 Virat Kohli 5 5 276 92.00 147.59 20 11
3 Ibrahim Zadran 5 5 196 65.33 104.26 14 4
4 Bhanuka Rajapaksa 6 6 191 47.75 149.22 15 9
5 Pathum Nissanka 6 6 173 34.60 115.33 15 5

India’s Bhuvneshwar Kumar topped the bowling charts with a stunning haul of 11 wickets in five games. Hasaranga’s heroics saw him finish second while Pakistan trio Mohammad Nawaz, Shadab Khan and Haris Rauf all make it to the top five.

Most wickets in Asia Cup 2022

POS PLAYER MATCHES OVERS BALLS WKTS AVG RUNS 4-FERS 5-FERS
1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 5 19.0 114 11 10.45 115 1 1
2 Wanindu Hasaranga 6 23.0 138 9 18.89 170
3 Mohammad Nawaz 6 18.4 112 8 13.75 110
4 Shadab Khan 5 18.4 112 8 14.12 113 1
5 Haris Rauf 6 20.0 120 8 19.12 153

Asia Cup 2022 Awards: Wanindu Hasaranga wins Player of the Series, Sri Lanka bag hefty $150,000 cheque after Asia cup triumph – Check out 

Pakistan, who finished runners up received a whopping cheque of $75,000 for their achievements in the Asia CUp. Champions Sri Lanka received double the money, bagging a staggering $150,000 as their prize pot. The award comes in during a great economical crisis for Sri Lanka, further highlighting how special their win was.



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