Asia Cup is a prominent cricket league and the punters love to bet on these cricket matches. Moreover, the Asia Cup 2022 was held from August 27 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The tournament served as the warmup session for the teams and the players for the ongoing World Cup. In September, with the end of the matches, Sri Lanka won the title of Asia Cup 2022 edition thrashing Pakistan by 23 runs in the final match. 

If you are looking to bet on the upcoming cricket matches, you must know about the format of the tournament and formulate the betting strategies accordingly. Get the free cricket betting tips from our experts and earn huge bucks. To get the details, read on. 

History of the Asia Cup - Hosts and Winners 

Billed as one of the biggest tournaments in international cricket, the history of the Asia Cup has its origin in 1984 when India won the inaugural edition under skipper Sunil Gavaskar which was held in the UAE. The inaugural series was played in a round-robin format with Pakistan and Sri Lanka alongside. 

Since the inception of the Asia Cup tournament, the cricket world has witnessed 14 editions and the last one being in 2018 in UAE. India defeated Bangladesh by 3 wickets in the final match which was hosted in UAE and they successfully defended the championship title. 

Most Successful Team in Asia Cup

In the Asia Cup tournaments, India has been the most successful team owing the title in 1984, 1988, 1990-91, 1995, 2010, 2016, and 2018. Sri Lanka holds the second position on the list with 6, followed by Pakistan that has 2 titles to its name. Sri Lanka is also the only team to feature in all 15 editions.

Hosts of the Asia Cup 

Bangladesh is the team that has hosted the most number of matches, 5. In the 2022 edition, UAE was the host of the tournament for the 4th time. In the queue, India has hosted the tournament just once in 1990-91 when the squad clinched their 3rd title defeating Sri Lanka in the final match in Kolkata. 

Format of Men’s Asia Cup 

Before following the free cricket betting tips, you must know the format of the gameplay. Here is what you need to know:

The 6 participating teams in the prime round of the Asia Cup in 2022 were:  


Group A - India, Pakistan, and the qualifying team. 

Group B - Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh. 

Each team plays with the other two teams of its group once in a round-robin format. The top 2 teams of each group qualify for the Super 4s. In the Super4 stage again, each team plays with the other team once. The top two teams at the end of the Super 4 stage, the top two teams play the final match. 

Participating Teams in Asia Cup 2022

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and one more team that wins the qualifiers is the final team. 

The qualifier is being played between UAE, Hong Kong, Kuwait and Hong Kong. The 4 teams play against each other once and the team owing the most points after all the matches joins the main round of Asia Cup.

For a better analysis of betting effectively, check out the list of the winners. 

Asia Cup Winners and Runners List (1984 – Present)

15th 2022 Sri Lanka 23 runs Pakistan Sri Lanka
14th 2018 India 3 wickets Bangladesh UAE
13th 2016 India 8 wickets Bangladesh Bangladesh
12th 2014 Sri Lanka 5 wickets Pakistan Bangladesh
11th 2012 Pakistan 2 runs Bangladesh Bangladesh
10th 2010 India 81 runs Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
9th 2008 Sri Lanka 100 runs India Pakistan
8th 2004 Sri Lanka 25 runs India Sri Lanka
7th 2000 Pakistan 39 runs Sri Lanka Bangladesh
6th 1997 Sri Lanka 8 wickets India Sri Lanka
5th 1995 India 8 wickets Sri Lanka UAE
4th 1990-91 India 7 wickets Sri Lanka India
3rd 1988 India 6 wickets Sri Lanka Bangladesh
2nd 1986 Sri Lanka 5 wickets Pakistan Sri Lanka
1st 1984 India India won Sri Lanka UAE

Most Wins in Asia Cup

India 7 1984, 1988, 1990–91, 1995, 2010, 2016 & 2018
Sri Lanka 6 1986, 1997, 2004, 2008, 2014, 2022
Pakistan 2 2000 & 2012

Betting Tips For Asia Cup Matches 

We are providing free cricket betting tips, bring the following factors into account:

  • Search For A Reliable Platform

Some of the betting sites take up your money and you get no such relevant benefits out of your bets in the cricketing world. You can search for multiple sites to bet on your favorite matches, teams, and players. Some best sites offer a signup bonus as well that you can use to set the betting amount there. Follow free cricket betting tips for the Asia Cup. 

  • Be A Limit Risk Taker

Betting is all about taking risks and predicting the outcome of the matches based on your understanding and analysis of the sport. When you bet for the first time, you fail to decide when to step betting on the matches. This way, your efforts go into vain and you face monetary losses as well. Bet depending on your capabilities. 

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