Virat Kohli Profile, Career, Age, Wife, Bio & Awards

 

Virat Kohli (Indian International Cricketer)

Virat Kohli is an Indian Cricketer who plays all three formats of cricket for the Indian cricket team. He is the current captain of Indian cricket team. He is one of the best batsman in the world. Virat Kohli is right handed middle order batsman. Virat Kohli is the second batsman in the world who has highest number of centuries in ODIs. Virat Kohli was appointed as Test team captain after the Test retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2014. In 2017, he became the limited-overs captain after MS Dhoni.

Virat Kohli Age, Wife, Personal Information

Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 at Delhi, India. His nick name is Cheeku. His height is 5 feet 9 inch (1.75 m). He is right handed batsman. His father name is Prem Kohli and mother name is Saroj Kohli. His father worked as a criminal lawyer and his mother is a housewife. He has an elder brother and sister. His brother name is Vikash and sister name is Bhavna. Virat Kohli’s father died on 18 December 2006. Virat Kohli wife name is Anushka Sharma. Anushka Sharma is an Indian actress. They married in a private ceremony in Florence, Italy on 11 December 2017. Football is second favourite game of Virat Kohli.

Virat Kohli with His Wife Anushka Sharma

Debut in International Cricket

Virat Kohli was selected in ODI squad for the tour of Sri Lanka and Champion Trophy in Pakistan in 2008. Before his One Day International debut, he played only 8 list A matches. He play is International debut match at the age of 19 years. He play his debut ODI international match against Sri Lanka on 18 August 2008. He made only 12 runs in his debut match. He made his first international half century in the fourth match of this series. He made his first ODI international century against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on 24 December 2009. He made his first Test International century against Australia at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide on 24 January 2012.

  • Virat Kohli ODI Debut: Vs Sri Lanka on 18 August 2008 at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium
  • Virat Kohli Test Debut: Vs West Indies on 20 June 2011 at Sabina Park
  • Virat Kohli T20 Debut: Vs Zimbabwe on 12 June 2010 at Harare Sports Club

Important Records

Virat Kohli is Fastest Indian player to reach 1000 runs in One Day International. He is first Indian and third in the world who made fastest 5000 runs in One Day International. He is also fastest Indian and second fastest player in the world to reach 6 and 7 thousand runs in One Day International. He is fastest player in the world to reach 8 and 9 thousand runs in ODIs. Virat Kohli is fastest Indian and second fastest player in the world to reach 10, 15, 20 and 25 centuries in ODIs. He is the fastest player in the world to reach 30 centuries in ODIs. He is also fastest player in the world to reach 1000 runs in T20Is and 15 thousands international runs.

Virat Kohli ODI, Test Centuries and Highest Runs

  • Test Centuries: 21
  • Test Half Centuries: 16
  • Highest Score in Test: 243
  • ODIs Centuries: 35
  • ODIs Half Centuries: 46
  • Highest Runs in ODI: 183
  • T20Is Half Centuries: 18
  • T20Is Highest Runs: 90*

 

Updated Date: 27 April 2018

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