Women's Asia Cup

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ACC Women's Asia Cup
Administrator Asian Cricket Council
Format One Day International and Twenty20 International
Tournament format Round-robin tournament
Number of teams ACC member nations
Current champion  Bangladesh
Most successful  India (6 Titles)

The ACC Women's Asia Cup is an international One Day International and Twenty20 International cricket tournament contested by women's cricket teams from Asia.[1] It has been played seven times to date.

List of ACC Women's Asia Cup[edit]

One-Day Internationals[edit]

2004[edit]

The first Women's Asia Cup was played in Sri Lanka in April 2004. Only two teams took part, India and Sri Lanka and they played a five match One-Day International series against each other. India won all five matches and won the first Women's Asia Cup.[2]

2005-2006[edit]

Karachi, Pakistan hosted the second Women's Asia Cup in December 2005 and January 2006.[3] Pakistan made their first appearance in the tournament.[4] India again won the tournament, beating Sri Lanka by 97 runs in the final.[5]

2006[edit]

The third Women's Asia Cup tournament was played in Jaipur, India in December 2006.[6] The tournament went very much the way of the previous event. India beat Sri Lanka in the final, this time by eight wickets.[7]

2008[edit]

The fourth Women's Asia Cup tournament was played in Sri Lanka in May 2008. India again won the tournament, defeating Sri Lanka by 177 runs in the final.[8]

Twenty20 cricket[edit]

2012[edit]

The fifth Women's Asia Cup Tournament was played in Guanggong Cricket Stadium, Guangzhou, China from 24–31 October 2012. India beat Pakistan by 19 runs in the final [9][10]

2016[edit]

The sixth Women's Asia Cup tournament was played in Thailand, from 27 November to 4 December 2016. India beat Pakistan by 17 runs in the final, becoming champion for the 6th time consecutively.

2018[edit]

The seventh Women's Asia Cup tournament was played in Malaysia, from 3 June to 10 June 2018.[11] Bangladesh beat six-time winner India by 3 wickets in the final to clinch their first Asia Cup title.[12]

Results summary[edit]

Results[edit]

Year Format Host Nation Final Venue Final
Winner Result Runner-up
2004
Details
ODI Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground,
Colombo
 India India won the tournament 5–0  Sri Lanka
[13]
2005-06
Details
ODI Pakistan
Pakistan
National Stadium,
Karachi
 India
269/4 (50 overs)
India won by 97 runs
 Sri Lanka
172/9 (50 overs)
2006

Details

ODI India
India
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur  India
95/2 (27.5 overs)
India won by 8 wickets
 Sri Lanka
93 (44.1 overs)
2008

Details

ODI Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Welagedara Stadium , Kurunegala  India
260/7 (50 overs)
India won by 177 runs
 Sri Lanka
83 (35.2 overs)
2012

Details

T20I China
China
Guanggong International Cricket Stadium, Guangzhou  India
81 (20 overs)
India won by 18 runs
 Pakistan
63 (19.1 overs)
2016

Details

T20I Thailand
Thailand
Asian Institute of Technology Ground, Bangkok  India
121/5 (20 overs)
India won by 17 runs
 Pakistan
104/6 (20 overs)
2018

Details

T20I Malaysia
Malaysia
Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur  Bangladesh
113/7 (20 overs)
Bangladesh won by 3 wickets

 India
112/9 (20 overs)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Why is the cricket Women's Asia Cup such an important tournament for India?". 
  2. ^ [ 2004 Women's Asia Cup] at CricketArchive
  3. ^ [ 2005/06 Women's Asia Cup] at Cricket Archive
  4. ^ [ Points table] for 2005/06 Women's Asia Cup at Cricket Archive
  5. ^ [ Scorecard] of India Women v Sri Lanka Women, 4 January 2006 at Cricket Archive
  6. ^ [ 2006 Women's Asia Cup] at Cricket Archive]
  7. ^ [ Scorecard] of India Women v Sri Lanka Women match, 21 December 2006 at Cricket Archive
  8. ^ [ Scorecard] of India Women v Sri Lanka Women match, 11 May 2008 at ESPN cricinfo
  9. ^ Scorecard of Asian Cricket Council Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup, 2012/13 Final
  10. ^ Final, Asian Cricket Council Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup at Guangzhou, Oct 13 2012, ESPN Cricinfo, retrieved 10 June 2018 
  11. ^ "Womens Asia Cup T20, 2018". CricBuzz. Retrieved 10 June 2018. 
  12. ^ "India vs Bangladesh T20 Highlights: Bangladesh beat India by 3 wickets to clinch Women's Asia Cup". The Indian Express. Retrieved 10 June 2018. 
  13. ^ "Cricket Records – Records – 1984 – Sri Lanka – One-Day Internationals – Match results – ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo.