Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian cricket team known in international cricket as the Run Machine and King Kohli. Virat is a beautiful batsman who usually ranks first in the Indian cricket team. He is famous for breaking many records in international cricket. He ison no.5 in the list of most centuries by a batsman in international cricket.
Virat Kohli Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Net Worth, Income, Salary, House, Cars, Favorites, Affairs, Awards, Family & Facts
Virat Kohli is a 31-year-old Indian cricketer who has been playing for the Indian cricket team for the last decade. Virat was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India. Cricket was something that fascinated him in childhood, and he embraced cricket as his passion. He completed his higher education from ‘Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi‘ and got secondary education from ‘Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi.’ He does not have any bachelor’s degree. As he completed his schooling, he started only focusing on his cricketing career.
Physical Statistics And More
Height (approx.): 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.): 70 KG
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Brown
Family, Cast & Wife
Virat Belongs from a middle-class Hindu family in Delhi. His caste is Khatri.
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is the late Prem Kohli, who was a criminal lawyer. His mother’s name is Saroj Kohli who is a housewife. Virat is the youngest of three siblings. His sister’s name is Bhavana Kohli and his brother’s name is Vikas Kohli. Both of them always supported Virat in every situation.
Relationship , Wife & Children
Virat was in the relationship with Tamannaah Bhatia (Actress), Sanjana (Actress), Sarah-Jane Dias (Actress), and Izabelle Leite (Brazilian model) according to the media reports.
After That Virat married With Famous Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma on 11 December 2017 in Tuscany, Italy. Virat was dating With Anushka for a long time.
Virat Kohli Career
Virat Kohli first played in the 2002–03 Polly Umrigar Trophy for the Delhi Under-15 team in 2002. Virat was the leading run-scorer for his team in that tournament scoring 172 runs on an average of 34.40. Virat became the captain of the team for the 2003-04 Poly Umrigar Trophy and scored 390 runs in 5 innings on an average of 78, with the help of two centuries and two fifties. In late 2004, Virat was selected in the Delhi Under-17 team for the 2003–05 Vijay Merchant Trophy. Virat scored 470 runs in four matches on an average of 117.50, with two centuries and a top score of 251 *. The Delhi U-17s won the 2004–05 Vijay Merchant Trophy, with Kohli finishing as the highest run-scorer with 757 runs in 7 matches with the help of two centuries at an average of 84.11. In February 2006, he made his List A debut for Delhi versus Services but did not arrive to bat.
In July 2006, Virat was selected in India’s Under-19 team on a tour of England. Virat averaged 105 in the three-match ODI series against England Under-19s and 49 in the three-match Test series. India went on to win both the Under-19 series. At the conclusion of the tour, India’s Under-19 coach Lalchand Rajput was impressed with Virat and said “Kohli showed strong technical skills against both speed and spin”. In September, India’s Under-19 team visited Pakistan. Virat On an average 58 in the Test series and 41.66 in the ODI series versus Pakistan Under-19.
Kohli made his first-class debut for Delhi against Tamil Nadu in November 2006 at the age of 18 and scored 10 runs in his first innings. Virat made headlines in December when he decided to play for his team against Karnataka after his father’s death and went on to score 90. Kohli went straight to the funeral after being dismissed. Delhi captain Mithun Manhas said “this is a great responsibility to the team and his innings proved to be significant,” while coach Chetan Chauhan appreciated Kohli’s “attitude and determination”. Virat’s mother said that “Virat changed little after that day. Overnight he became a much more mature man. After that Virat took every match seriously. He liked to sit on the bench. It seems as if his life. After that day the game completely rests on cricket. Now, he looked like he was chasing his father’s dream, which was also his own. He made 257 runs in the 6 match season on an average of 36.71.
In April 2007, Virat made his 20-20 debut and finished as the highest run-scorer for his team at the Inter-State T20 Championships with 179 runs on an average of 35.80. In July-August 2007, India’s Under-19 team visited Sri Lanka. In the tri-series against Sri Lanka Under-19 and Bangladesh Under-19, Virat was the second-highest run-scorer with 146 runs from 5 matches. In the two-match Test series that happened, Kohi scored 244 runs on an average of 122, with the help of a century and a half-century.
In February-March 2008, Virat captained the winning Indian team to the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup operated in Malaysia. Batting at No. 3, Virat scored 235 runs in 6 matches on an average of 47 and finished as the third-highest run-scorer of the tournament and also became the third batsman to score a century in the tournament. Virat’s century in only 74 balls in the group stage against West Indies Under-19, which ESPN Cricinfo called “tournament innings”, gave India a 50-run win and Virat was named Man of the Match.
“He is a very physical type of player. He likes to impose himself on the game, backs it up with his skill.”India’s coach at the 2008 Under-19 World Cup Dav Whatmore on Kohli
Virat Kohli Records
- Fastest to reach 7,500 ODI runs.
- First Indian to score a century on World Cup debut (2011).
- The first Indian to score 3 consecutive centuries in ODI cricket.
- The highest score of 235 in Tests is the highest score by an Indian captain in Tests.
- First Indian skipper to register 5 successive Test series wins.
- Fastest to score 25 ODI tons.
- Shares the record of 4 double hundreds with the like of Graeme Smith, Don Bradman, Michael Clarke.
- Third player to score 3 double hundreds in a calendar year after Ricky Ponting and Don Bradman.
- First Indian skipper to register 9 Test wins in a calendar year.
- Fastest Indian to complete 1000, 3000, 4000, and 5000 runs in ODI cricket.
- Third Indian to make 2 ODI hundreds by the age of 22 (after Suresh Raina & Sachin Tendulkar).
- Fastest century by an Indian (of 52 balls against Australia at Jaipur, India in 2013).
- The fastest to 10,000 ODI runs and reached the mark in 205 innings.
- First Indian Test skipper to score a double century in an overseas Test.
- Most runs in IPL in a single season (973 runs in IPL 9-2016).
- Most hundreds in IPL in a year (4).
- The fastest player to 19,000 runs in international cricket.
- First Indian to aggregate over 1000 Test runs in a calendar year after Rahul Dravid, who made 1145 runs in 2011.
Virat Kohli Controversy
• In 2011, on Virat’s first tour of Australia, He showed his middle finger to the Sydney crowd when They abused him when virat was fielding at the boundary line during the second Test.
• In 2013, during a IPL match between RCB VS KKR on IPL sixth Season, Virat and Gambhir had an ugly spot. After exiting, Kohli made a few remarks, instead of walking back, which led to a serious resentment, after which both started abusing each other until Rajat Bhatia intervened.
• Before the 2015 World Cup in Australia, the BCCI refused to allow Indian players to live with their Girlfriends or Wives, during the World Cup. But according to reports, Virat stayed at the same hotel where his girlfriend Anushka Sharma stayed.
• In June 2016 Anil Kumble was named as the coach of the Indian cricket team, at the beginning of 2017, there were several reports detailing the differences between Anil and Virat Kohli. However, before the Champions Trophy 2017, when the BCCI published an advertisement for the position of coach of the men’s Indian cricket team, Anil was deeply hurt and decided to discontinue his coaching job, and on 21 June 2017, Anil Kumble resigned from his post as the coach of the Indian cricket team.
• In 2016, Kohli mistreated a journalist after a practice session during the T20 World Cup, as Kohli thought that a particular journalist had written an article about actress Anushka Sharma in the national daily. However, Kohli later came to know that it was the wrong journalist, after which he immediately apologized.
Virat Kohli Awards
- ICC Test Team of the Year: 2017 (captain), 2018 (captain), 2019 (captain)
- Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year): 2017, 2018
- ICC Test Player of the Year: 2018
- ICC ODI Player of the Year: 2012, 2017, 2018
- ICC Spirit of Cricket:2019
- ICC ODI Team of the Year: 2012, 2014, 2016 (captain), 2017 (captain), 2018 (captain), 2019 (captain)
- Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World: 2016, 2017, 2018
- Polly Umrigar Award for International Cricketer of the Year: 2011–12, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
- Barmy Army – International Player of Year: 2017, 2018
- CEAT International Cricketer of the Year: 2011–12, 2013–14, 2018-19
- A stand at Arun Jaitley Stadium is named Virat Kohli Stand on 12 September 2019.
Other honours and awards
- People’s Choice Awards India For Favourite Sportsperson: 2012
- CNN-News18 Indian of the Year 2017
- 2013 – Arjuna Award
- 2017 – Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
- 2018 – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
Virat Kohli Cars And Bikes Collection
Virat Kohli has a lots of luxury Cars collection including Audi Q7, Audi S6, Audi R8 V10, Audi R8 LMX, Audi A8L W12 Quattro, Toyota Fortuner, Range Rover Vogue, BMW X6, Audi R8 And Mercedes Benz S-Class.
Virat Kohli Salary And Networth
Retainer Fee: Rs. 7 crore
Test Fee: Rs. 15 lakh
ODI Fee: Rs. 6 lakh
T20 Fee: Rs. 3 lakh
IPL 11: Rs. 17 crore
Virat Kohli has an estimated total Networth of INR 688 Crores in 2020, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.
Here are all the brand associations of Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli
- Great Learning
- Blue Star
- Google Duo
- Mobile Premier League
- Shyam Steel
- Amaze inverters and batteries
- Hero MotoCorp
- Sun Pharma – Volini
- Too Yumm
- Audi India
- Royal Challenge Alcohol
- Boost Energy Drink
- American Tourister
- MRF Tyres
- Vicks India
- Uber India
- Remit 2 India
- Philips India
Some Unknown Facts About Virat Kohli
• Among Virat’s Schooldays, Virat’s favorite subject was ‘History’, and ‘Maths was difficult for him.
• Delhi state coach Ajit Chaudhary gives ‘Chiku’ Nickname to Virat.
• In 2006, Virat’s father died of a brain stroke, after his father’s death very next day Virat played a match-saving knock for Delhi against Karnataka. where Virat Scored 90 Runs.
• Virat has many superstitions. Before the match Virat always wore black or red wristbands and kada.
• Virat Kohli won the ICC ODI Player of the Year Award in 2012 and 2017.
• Virat Kohli Also was appointed the first brand ambassador of Border Security Force (BSF).
• In 2012, Virat was named as one of the 10 best dressed international men.
• Virat Also Receives Arjuna Award (2013) and Padma Shri Award (2017) by the Government of India.
• Virat owns a restaurant in Delhi named ‘ Nueva.’
• Virat is the co-owner of the ‘UAE Royals’ International Premier Tennis League team.
• Virat address is DLF City Phase-1, Block-C, Gurugram.
• He loves watching the games of Roger Federer and the old cricket video. He likes football and tennis next to the cricket.
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