Virat Kohli An Another Legend of Indian Cricket

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Virat Kohli current captain of Indian cricket team born on 5 November 1988. He is known as one of the best cricketer of his era. He is right hand batsman and also blow right arm middle faster.


About Virat Kohli’s Family


Virat Kohli born in Delhi into a Punjabi Hindu family. Virat Kohli’s father name Prem Kohli and his father worked as a criminal lawyer. Virat mother name is Saroj Kohli and she is a housewife. He has an older brother name is Vikash and an older sister her name is Bhavna. Kohli’s family lived in Meera Bagh until 2015 when they moved to Gurgaon. Kohli’s father died on 18 December 2006 due to a stroke after being bed-ridden for a month.

Virat Kohli’s brother married with Chetna Kohli and have a son name is Arya Kohli. And his sister married to Sanjay Dhingra and she have two child one boy name Ayush and a girl name Mehak.

Virat Kohli got married with Indian Actress Anushka Sharma on December 11, 2017. Virat and Anushka have a little girl born on January 11,2021. Their baby girl name is Vamika Kohli.


Virat Kohli’s Cricket Career


Virat Kohli make his debut for One Day Cricket Match in Indian Cricket team on August 18, 2008 against Sri Lanka. In age of 19 as a opener in his first match kohli make 12 runs this cricket series India win by 3-2. Virat Kohli in his 4th match against Sri Lanka he makes his first half century. His first century against same team which he debut international cricket career Sri Lanka on the day 24th December 2009 in Eden Garden Kolkata ground.

Virat Kohli Test Debut on 20 June 2011 against West Indies in Sabin Park. Kohli made his first century in test match against Australia Border Gavaskar trophy Jan 2012.

Virat Kohli T20 Debut on 12 June 2010 in Indian Cricket Team against Zimbabwe in Harare. He score 26 runs not out on his debut match. Since his debut Twenty20 International (T20I) match in 2010, Kohli is yet to score a century in the format; his highest score of 94 not out was made against West Indies in 2019.

Virat Kohli appointed as Captain of Indian Cricket team Virat Kohli was appointed the Vice Captain of the ODI team on 2012 and handed over the Test captaincy following Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Test retirement in 2014. In early 2017, he became the limited-overs captain as well after Dhoni stepped down from the position.

In IPL he play in Royal Challenger Bangalore team but unfortunately RCB and kohli still waiting to be Champions in Indian Premiere League.

Virat Kohli has been the recipient of many awards– most notably the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year) in 2017 and 2018, ICC Test Player of the Year (2018), ICC ODI Player of the Year (2012, 2017, 2018) and Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World (2016, 2017 and 2018). At the national level, he was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2013, the Padma Shri under the sports category in 2017 and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the highest sporting honour in India, in 2018. He is ranked as one of the world’s most famous athletes by ESPN and one of the most valuable athlete brands by Forbes, In 2018. Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2020 he was ranked 66th in Forbes list of the top 100 highest-paid athletes in the world.

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