1990–91 Asia Cup

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1990-91 Asia Cup
Administrator(s) Asian Cricket Council
Cricket format One-Day International
Tournament format(s) Round-robin
Host(s)  India
Champions  India (3rdth title)
Participants 3
Matches played 4
Man of the Series Not awarded
Most runs Arjuna Ranatunga (166)
Most wickets Kapil Dev (9)
1988
1995

The 1990-91 Asia Cup, was the fourth Asia Cup tournament, and was held in India between December 25, 1990 and January 4, 1991. Three teams took part in the tournament: Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka. Pakistan had pulled out of the tournament due to strained political relations with India.

The 1990-91 Asia Cup was a round-robin tournament where each team played the other once, and the top two teams qualifying for a place in the final. India and Sri Lanka qualified for the final in which India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets to win its second consecutive (and third in total) Asia Cup.

Matches[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Team Pld W L T NR Pts RR
 Sri Lanka 2 2 0 0 0 4 4.908
 India 2 1 1 0 0 2 4.222
 Bangladesh 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.663
25 December 1990
(scorecard)
Bangladesh 
170/6 (50 overs)
v
 India
171/1 (36.5 overs)
Faruk Ahmed 57 (126)
Kapil Dev 2/17 (8 overs)
Navjot Sidhu 104 (109)
Athar Ali Khan 1/23 (6 overs)
 India won by 9 wickets
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Umpires: Simon Taufel Australia and Srinivasan Venkatraghwan India
Player of the match: Navjot Sidhu India

28 December 1990
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka 
214 all out (49.2 overs)
v
 India
178 all out (45.5 overs)
Arjuna Ranatunga 53 (105)
Atul Wassan 3/28 (10 overs)
Mohammad Azharuddin 40 (61)
Rumesh Ratnayake 3/24 (6.5 overs)
 Sri Lanka won by 36 runs
Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
Umpires: Subrata Banerjee India and V K Ramaswamy India
Player of the match: Arjuna Ranatunga (SRI)

31 December 1990
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka 
249/4 (45 overs)
v
 Bangladesh
178/9 (45 overs)
Aravinda de Silva 89 (60)
Azhar Hossain 1/33 (9 overs)
Athar Ali Khan 78 (95)
Sanath Jayasuriya 3/39 (9 overs)
 Sri Lanka won by 71 runs
Brabourne Stadium, Bombay
Umpires: Subrata Banerjee India and Piloo Reporter India
Player of the match: Athar Ali Khan (BAN)

Final[edit]

4 January 1991
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka 
204/9 (45 overs)
v
 India
205/3 (42.1 overs)
Arjuna Ranatunga 49 (57)
Kapil Dev 4/31 (9 overs)
Sanjay Manjrekar 75* (95)
Arjuna Ranatunga 1/12 (2 overs)
 India won by 7 wickets
Eden Gardens, Calcutta
Umpires: V K Ramaswamy India and Piloo Reporter India
Player of the match: Mohammad Azharuddin (IND)

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