April 13th Down the years,India won the Inaugural Asia Cup

April 13th Down the years,India won the Inaugural Asia Cup

On this day in 1984,India beat Pakistan to lift the Inaugural Asia Cup

The first Asia Cup won by India on this day. The inaugural match had only three matches – Pakistan and India beat Sri Lanka within the first 2 and played the final. Opener Surinder Khanna hit a fantastic 56 and India reached 188 in 46 overs. Pakistan started out nicely and had been nevertheless in with a risk at 125 for four after they lost 3 wickets in 3 balls – Qasim Umar turned into caught out off Roger Binny, and Shahid Mahboob and Abdul Qadir have been run out. Nine runs later they have been all out inside the 40th over.

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