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The eighth edition of cricket's Asia Cup (also called Indian Oil Asia Cup) was held in Sri Lanka after a gap of 4 years. Sri Lanka beat India in the final to win the cup. The 4 test playing Asian nations participated in the tournament along with, for the first time, leading Asian associate nations, the UAE and Hong Kong.[1]

2004 Asia Cup
Administrator(s)Asian Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s) Sri Lanka
Champions Sri Lanka (3rd title)
Runners-up India
Participants6
Matches played13
Player of the seriesSri Lanka Sanath Jayasuriya
Most runsPakistan Shoaib Malik (316)
Most wicketsIndia Irfan Pathan (14)
2000
2008

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

  Sri Lanka
Western Province Western Province Central Province
R. Premadasa Stadium Sinhalese Sports Club Dambulla Cricket Stadium
Capacity: 35,000 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 30,000
Matches: 6 Matches: 4 Matches: 3
   
Colombo Colombo Dambulla
Venues in Sri Lanka

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team P W L T NR NRR Points
  Pakistan 2 2 0 0 0 +2.567 12
  Bangladesh 2 1 1 0 0 +0.400 6
  Hong Kong 2 0 2 0 0 -2.979 0
16 July 2004
(scorecard)
Bangladesh  
221/9 (50 overs)
v
  Hong Kong
105 (45.2 overs)
Javed Omar 68 (113)
Ilyas Gull 3/46 (10 overs)
Tabarak Dar 20 (44)
Abdur Razzak 3/17 (9 overs)
  Bangladesh by 116 runs
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: EAR de Silva (Sri Lanka) and TH Wijewardene (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match: Javed Omar

17 July 2004
(scorecard)
Pakistan  
257/6 (50 overs)
v
  Bangladesh
181 (45.2 overs)
Yasir Hameed 102 (123)
Abdur Razzak 2/36 (10 overs)
Javed Omar 62 (87)
Shoaib Akhtar 3/30 (10 overs)
  Pakistan by 76 runs
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Brian Jerling {South Africa} and Gamini Silva (Sri Lanka)
Player of the match: Yasir Hameed

18 July 2004
(scorecard)
Pakistan  
343/5 (50 overs)
v
  Hong Kong
165 (44.1 overs)
Younis Khan 144 (122)
Khalid Khan 2/62 (10 overs)
Tabarak Dar 36 (43)
Shoaib Malik 4/19 (9.5 overs)
  Pakistan by 173 runs (D/L Method)
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: EAR de Silva (Sri Lanka) and Brian Jerling (South Africa)
Player of the match: Shoaib Malik

Group BEdit

Team P W L T NR NRR Points
  Sri Lanka 2 2 0 0 0 +1.280 11
  India 2 1 1 0 0 +1.040 7
  United Arab Emirates 2 0 2 0 0 -2.320 0
16 July 2004
(scorecard)
India  
260/6 (50 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
144 (35 overs)
R Dravid 104 (93)
Rizwan Latif 2/69 (9 overs)
Mohammad Tauqir 55 (73)
Irfan Pathan 3/28 (8 overs)
  India by 116 runs
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (West Indies) and Ian Howell (South Africa)
Player of the match: R Dravid

17 July 2004
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka  
239 (50 overs)
v
  United Arab Emirates
123 (47.5 overs)
Avishka Gunawardene 73 (89)
Khurram Khan 4/32 (10 overs)
Ramveer Rai 39 (124)
Upul Chandana 4/22 (9.5 overs)
  Sri Lanka by 116 runs
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Ian Howell (South Africa) and PD Parker (Australia)
Player of the match: Khurram Khan

18 July 2004
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka  
282/4 (50 overs)
v
  India
270/8 (50 overs)
Mahela Jayawardene 58 (49)
Irfan Pathan 1/49 (10 overs)
R Dravid 82 (100)
Nuwan Zoysa 3/49 (10 overs)
  Sri Lanka by 12 runs
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (West Indies) and PD Parker (Australia)
Player of the match: Nuwan Zoysa

Super FoursEdit

Team P W L T NR NRR BP Points
  Sri Lanka 3 2 1 0 0 +1.144 2 13
  India 3 2 1 0 0 +0.022 2 12
  Pakistan 3 2 1 0 0 +0.162 0 10
  Bangladesh 3 0 3 0 0 -1.190 0 1
21 July 2004
(scorecard)
Bangladesh  
177 (49.1 overs)
v
  India
178/2 (38.3 overs)
Mohammad Ashraful 35 (69)
SR Tendulkar 3/35 (10 overs)
SR Tendulkar 82* (126)
Mohammad Rafique 1/30 (7 overs)
  India by 8 wickets
Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (West Indies) and David Shepherd (England)
Player of the match: SR Tendulkar

21 July 2004
(scorecard)
Pakistan  
122 (39.5 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
123/3 (32 overs)
Abdul Razzaq 43 (71)
Nuwan Zoysa 3/29 (10 overs)
Avishka Gunawardene 26 (78)
Abdul Razzaq 2/21 (6 overs)
  Sri Lanka by 7 wickets
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Bowden (New Zealand) and PD Parker (Australia)
Player of the match: Nuwan Zoysa

23 July 2004
(scorecard)
Bangladesh  
190/9 (50 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
191/0 (33.3 overs)
Mohammad Ashraful 66 (120)
Chaminda Vaas 3/30 (10 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 107* (101)
  Sri Lanka by 10 wickets
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: PD Parker (Australia) and David Shepherd (England)
Player of the match: Sanath Jayasuriya

25 July 2004
(scorecard)
Pakistan  
300/9 (50 overs)
v
  India
241/8 (50 overs)
Shoaib Malik 143 (127)
Irfan Pathan 3/52 (10 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 78 (103)
Shabbir Ahmed 2/38 (10 overs)
  Pakistan by 59 runs
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Bowden (New Zealand) and Billy Doctrove (West Indies)
Player of the match: Shoaib Malik

27 July 2004
(scorecard)
India  
271/6 (50 overs)
v
  Sri Lanka
267/9 (50 overs)
Virender Sehwag 81 (92)
Lasith Malinga 2/56 (10 overs)
Sanath Jayasuriya 130 (132)
Virender Sehwag 3/37 (9 overs)
  India by 4 runs
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (West Indies) and David Shepherd (England)
Player of the match: Virender Sehwag

29 July 2004
(scorecard)
Bangladesh  
166 (45.2 overs)
v
  Pakistan
167/4 (41 overs)
Khaled Mashud 54 (94)
Shabbir Ahmed 3/32 (10 overs)
Shoaib Malik 48 (56)
Abdur Razzak 1/29 (10 overs)
  Pakistan by 6 wickets
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Bowden (New Zealand) and PD Parker (Australia)
Player of the match: Shoaib Malik

FinalEdit

1 August 2004
(scorecard)
Sri Lanka  
228/9 (50 overs)
v
  India
203/9 (50 overs)
Marvan Atapattu 65 (87)
SR Tendulkar 2/40 (10 overs)
SR Tendulkar 74 (100)
Upul Chandana 3/33 (10 overs)
  Sri Lanka won by 25 runs
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Umpires: Billy Bowden (New Zealand) and David Shepherd (England)
Player of the match: Marvan Atapattu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wisden Cricinfo Staff (12 May 2004). "Sri Lanka to host the Asia Cup". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 11 September 2017.

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