Here is the list of players who have played most matches in the history of Asia Cup

Rohit Sharma set to break Mahela Jayawardene's 8-year-old record

Bangladesh middle-order batter Mahmudullah has played 25 matches in Asia Cup. 

6 | Mahmudullah 

Former Sri Lankan opener Sanath Jayasuriya has played 25 matches in Asia Cup. He did not play the T20 version of the tournament.

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5 | Sanath Jayasuriya

The Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter has featured in 26 Asia Cup encounters, the most for his country.

4 | Mushfiqur Rahim 

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has played 27 Asia Cup matches. Afridi also featured in the 2016 edition of the tournament which was played in T20 format.

3 | Shahid Afridi

India's current all-format skipper Rohit Sharma has played 27 Asia Cup matches. India are currently defending champions of the tournament.

2 | Rohit Sharma

Former Sri Lanka skipper has played 28 Asia Cup matches. Jayawardene is at the top of the list without playing the T20 version of the tournament.

1 | Mahela Jayawardene 

Rohit will equal his Mumbai Indians (MI) coach's record in the high-octane clash against Pakistan on August 28. He will surpass him on August 31.

When will he break the record?

Rohit also holds the record for highest T20I score by a full-member nation player in T20 Asia Cup. He scored 83 runs from 55 balls against Bangladesh.

High score

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