Being the best in a cricket tournament is not an easy feat, but the Sri Lankan bowlers are among the most wicket-takers in the Asia Cup. 

Lankan bowlers at their best

Among the top eight wicket-takers, apart from Sri Lanka, we have bowlers from the nations of Bangladesh and Pakistan as well. 

But not the only team on the list

However, it is a major matter of surprise that there is not a single Indian bowler in the top 8. On ninth in Ravindra Jadeja, who is one of two Indians with 22 wickets. 

But no Indian in top 8

Leading the line is Lasith Malinga with 33 wickets in 15 matches for Sri Lanka. He also has a respectable economy rate of 4.70.

Lasith Malinga

Muttiah Muralidharan picked up 30 wickets for Sri Lanka, in 24 Asia Cup appearances. He had a brilliant economy rate of 3.75.

Muttiah Muralidharan

This spin legend picked up 26 wickets from just eight matches in the Asia Cup. He has an economy rate of 3.98.

Ajantha Mendis

Saeed Ajmal 

The former Pakistani ace spinner has scalped 25 wickets for his team at the Asia Cup, playing 12 matches as well. He has an economy rate of 4.21

The Bangladesh all-rounder will captain the side at the Asia Cup. He has 24 wickets in 18 matches in the Asia Cup at an economy rate of 5.05

Shakib Al Hasan

One of two bowlers with 23 wickets, Chaminda is also the final player on this list. He has played 19 matches in the Asia Cup, and has an economy rate of 4.19

Chaminda Vaas

In 24 Asia Cup matches, Mashrafe Mortaza has picked up 23 wickets and has an economy rate of 5.82

Mashrafe Mortaza

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