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 (3rd title)
Runner-up  Sri Lanka
Participants 3
Matches played 4
Player 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: India, Sri Lanka and Asian leading associate member Bangladesh. 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: V K Ramaswamy India and Piloo Reporter 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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