The 11th edition of Asia Cup was held in March 2012. Pakistan won the tournament by just 2 runs from Bangladesh. Umar Gul, a Pakistani fast medium bowler, took total 9 wickets in the Cup making him the highest wicket taker of the season.
Saeed Ajmal, who took 3 wickets in Asia Cup 2010 took 8 wickets this season and secured his position in the top 3 bowlers. SL Malinga from Srilanka, the leading wicket taker of 2010 Asia Cup with 9 wickets in 3 innings, took no wickets at all in the 2 matches he played in Asia Cup 2012.
Overall, the record of 30 wickets in 24 matches set by Muttiah Muralitharan is yet to be broken by Asians.