Virat Kohli is one of the Greatest and Cricketer from India. He is best known for his play for Indian Cricket and he has been Successful Indian Captain. The majority of his fan’s called him “Chikoo”.Virat Kohli is a right-handed top Batsmen, usually, he plays at No 3 Spot, Most of the Legendary people called as “He is one of the Best Batsmen” in the World. Virat Kohli is also called as “The King of Chases” or “Chasing Specialist” Or “Run Machine “as he scored most of his scores in Second Innings.
Virat Kohli’s Personal Life:
Virat Kohli is born on 5th November in 1988 in Delhi. His Father was Prem Kohli and the mother Saroj Kohli. He has a one Elder brother Vikas and elder Sister Bhavana. His Father was a Criminal Lawyer.
Virat Kohli’s Marriage:
Virat Kohli started dating Bollywood Actress “Anushka Sharma” in 2013. The pair has got attention from the World they got the nickname as “Virushka”. They dated for four years and later they got married on 11th December 2017 in a Private Ceremony in Florence, Italy.
Virat Kohli’s Professional Carrier:
Kohli started playing Cricket at the age of 3. His Father observed Kohli’s interest in Cricket. And at the age of 9 Kohli joined in “West Delhi Cricket Academy”. He Learned Cricket basics and tricks from “Raj Kumar Sharma”.
Virat Kohli’s’ Coach “Raj Kumar Sharma,” Says that Kohli is an Aggressive player from his Childhood and “That Attitude is the biggest Strength for him. He will adjust himself to the situation. He can play top order and lower order as well.
At the Age of 13, he was selected for Delhi Under-15 and Under -16 Teams. While playing for the Under 16 team he scored the highest score of the tournament and he received an Award from the Indian Cricketer fast Bowler Ashish Nehra.
In 2006 was most important in Virat Kohli’s life, Delhi and Karnataka are playing a test match and suddenly got a message that Virat’s father has been expired. He controlled his emotions and he played the match and Scored to 90 runs to win for Delhi then he went for the final rights of his father. This shows how much he loves and dedicate for the Cricket.
Later he said on his innings against Karnataka,
“The way I approached the game Changed that day.
I Just had one thing in my mind that
I have to play for my country and live that dream for my Dad”.
In 2008, India has won the Under-19 World Cup under the Virat Kohli’s Captaincy. In the Same year only he debuted into the international Cricket Match. He played his first Match against Sri Lanka and he scored 12 runs in that Match.
After that he never looked back he performed very well whenever he got a chance and he became a regular player for Indian Cricket Team. He was one of the Team members when India won the 2011 World Cup. After MSDhoni’s quitting the Captaincy he became the Captain of India in 2017.
“One of the Legendary Player Sunil Gavaskar told that “
“To Become a Good Player you need Talent
To Become the Greatest Player you need an Attitude like Kohli”.
Virat Kohli in IPL:
Virat Kohli played for the franchise Royal challenge Bangalore (RCB), he is the only player the team has kept for all seasons. Kohli’s performance was also tremendous. He Scores more than 5000 runs in the IPL.
• He got the Arjuna Award in 2013.
• He Received “Padma Shri Award” in 2017 (India’s fourth highest Civilian Award)
• He Received “Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna” in 2018.
• He got ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012, 2017 and 2018.
• ICC Test Player of the Year in 2018.
• ICC ODI Team of the Year 2012, 2014, 2016 (Captain),2017 (Captain),2018(Captain).
• ICC Test Team of the Year 2017 (Captain), 2018 (Captain)
• He Achieved highest ranking points, in ICC ranking by Indian Batsmen in Test (937 Points) and ODI’s(911 Points) and T20I (897 Points), on 23rd August 2018, 16 February 2018 and 7th September 2014 respectively.
Few Points about Kohli:
• ODI Debut (Cap 175): 18 August 2008 vs Sri Lanka
• Test Debut (Cap 269): 5th June 2011 vs West Indies
• T 20I Debut (Cap 31): 12th June 2010 Vs Zimbabwe.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Indian to reach 1000 runs in ODIs.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Indian and third Fastest Cricketer in World to reach 5000 runs in ODIs.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Indian and Second Fastest Cricketer in World to reach 6000 runs in ODIs.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Indian and Second Fastest Cricketer in World to reach 7000 runs in ODIs.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Player in World to reach 8000 runs in ODIs.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Player in World to reach 9000 runs in ODIs.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Player in World to reach 10,000 runs in ODIs.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Indian and Second Fastest in the world to reach 10 Centuries in ODI’s.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Indian and Second Fastest in the world to reach 20 Centuries in ODI’s
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Indian and Second Fastest in the world to reach 25 Centuries in ODI’s
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Player in World to reach 30 Centuries in ODIs.
• Virat Kohli is the Fastest Player in World to reach 35 Centuries in ODIs.
Virat Kohli’s started a Charity naming that Virat Kohli Foundation (VKF). The main aim of the organization is helping the underprivileged kids and conducts events to raise funds for the Charity. This foundation works with Selected NGO’s to Create “ Awareness, Seek support on various causes.”