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Virat Kohli, the Marvelous Batsman of India

Virat Kohli (Man of the Match)

India VS Pakistan, Super 4 Round, Asia Cup 2023

During the thrilling  Super 4 ODI of Asia Cup 2023, between IND and PAK, IND achieved a magnificent Victory.Virat Kohli became the player of the Match for his superb 122* runs from 94 balls.Moreover, the Match was held at R.Premadasa Stadium.Pakistan team won the toss and decided to bowl first.Whereas, this decision later turned out to be a disaster for them.

Along with Virat Kohli another Indian batsman KL Rahul also played fantastically. Furthermore, this duo both made Centuries and remained Not Out. Now, the Indian team only needs to beat Sri Lanka to play in the finals of Asia Cup 2023.Virat Kohli’s name was listed among the best Cricketers in the world due to his excellence in Cricket.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

Personal Information of Virat Kohli

Kohli was born on Nov 5, 1988, at Delhi, India in a Punjabi Hindu family. Also, he spent his Childhood and teenage years in Delhi. He was very fond of playing Cricket from the age of 3 Years. Besides, at the age of 9 years, he got his training from West Delhi Cricket Academy in 1998.Kohli got the title of King Kohli and Cheeku as his bynames.

In addition, he married to a famous Bollywood diva Anushka Sharma. Moreover, Kohli has achieved many titles, awards and honors in the field of Cricket.

Name Virat Kohli
DOBNov 5, 1988
Place of BirthDelhi, India
BynamesKing Kohli, Cheeku
Height5 ft 9 inches
Batting StyleRight-hand batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
Role in the teamTop Order Batsman
Personal Information
Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

International Career

Kohli joined the Indian National Cricket team in 2008.Where his ODI debut was on 18 August 2008 against Sri Lanka.Later he appeared in T20I in 2010 against Zimbabwe.Whereas, kohli’s Test Debut was on June 20, 2011 against West Indies.Although Kohli’s first appearance in an ODI  was just a replacement of the opening batsman.So, it was a surprise for everyone especially kohli himself.

Kohli was titled as the Male Cricketer of the decade in 2020 by ICC. Moreover, he also captained the team from 2014 to 2022.

Also, the Indian Cricket team won the Champions trophy (2013) and World Cup (2011) under his Captaincy.

International Information of Virat Kohli

National team SideIndia
Test International DebutJune 20, 2011 against WI
Last TestJuly 20, 2023 against WI
ODI DebutAugust 18, 2008 against SL
Last ODINovember 6, 2023 against RSA
1st T20IJune 12, 2010 against Zimbabwe
Last T20INovember 10, 2022 against ENG
International Information

Career Statistics

Match CategoryIPLTestODIT20I
Total Matches237111278115
Scored runs72638676130244008
Batting Average37.2549.2957.6352.73
100s/50s7/5029/2947/651/37
Highest Score113254*183122*
Balls Bowled251175641152
Wickets4044
Bowling Average92.0166.2551.00
5 Wickets in innings000
10 Wickets in a Match000
Best of bowling2/251/151/13
Catches10611014350
Career Stats
Virat Kohli

Domestic Career

Firstly, Kohli started his domestic career for national level from junior age in 2002 by Polly Umrigar Match. Later, he played for different teams in different span of time. For Ranji trophy, Kohli appeared in List A Cricket against Services in 2006.

Furthermore, Kohli played for the Nissar Trophy, Ranji Trophy, and Quaid e Azam Trophy.

Kohli further played in IPL as a captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi.

Domestic Information

YearsTeam Name
2006 to presentDelhi
2008 to presentRoyal Challengers Bangalore
Domestic Information

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