About Virat Kohli born 5 November 1988) is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the India national team. A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best contemporary batsmen in the world. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team’s captain since 2013. Kohli is consistently rated as one of the top-ranked batsmen in the world, according to the ICC Player Rankings. Among Indian batsmen, Kohli has his best ever Test rating (937 points), ODI rating (911 points) and T20I rating (897 points).

Wiki of Virat kohli

Full Name Virat kohli
Nickname Chikoo, Run Machine
Profession Indian Cricketer (Batsman)

Virat Kohli  Physical Status & More

  • in centimeters- 175 cm
  • in meters- 1.75 m
  • in feet inches- 5’ 9”
  • in Kilograms- 62 kg
  • in Pounds- 137 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour  Fair


Virat Kohli  Kohli in the field

International Debut ODI- 18 August 2008 against Sri Lanka at Dambulla

Test- 20 June 2011 against West Indies at Kingston

T20 – 12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe at Harare

Jersey Number #18 (India)

#18 (IPL)

Coach/Mentor Raj Kumar Sharma
Domestic/State Teams Delhi, India Red, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Records/Achievements (main ones)
  • First Indian to score a century on World Cup debut (2011).
  • Third Indian to make 2 ODI hundreds by the age of 22 (after Sachin Tendulkar & Suresh Raina).
  • Fastest Indian to complete 1000, 3000, 4000, and 5000 runs in ODI cricket.
  • Fastest century by an Indian (of 52 balls against Australia at Jaipur, India in 2013).
  • Fastest to score 25 ODI tons.
  • Fastest to reach 7,500 ODI runs.
  • Third player to score 3 double hundreds in a calendar year after Don Bradman and Ricky Ponting.
  • Shares the record of 4 double hundreds with the like of Don Bradman, Graeme Smith, Michael Clarke.
  • First Indian skipper to register 9 Test wins in a calendar year.
  • First Indian skipper to register 5 successive Test series wins.
  • First Indian to aggregate over 1000 Test runs in a calendar year after Rahul Dravid, who made 1145 runs in 2011.
  • The highest score of 235 in Tests is the highest score by an Indian captain in Tests.
  • 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 to 10,000 ODI runs and reached the mark in 205 innings.
  • The first Indian to score 3 consecutive centuries in ODI cricket.
  • The fastest player to 19,000 runs in international cricket.
Career Turning Point When he captained India’s victorious 2008 World Cup Under-19 side in Malaysia.

Virat Kohli  Personal Life

Date of Birth 5 November 1988
Birth Place Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Delhi, India
School Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi

Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi

College N/A
Educational Qualification 12th standard
Religion Hinduism

Virat Kohli with his wife Anushka Sharma

Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Anushka Sharma
Marriage Date 11 December 2017
Children Son- None

Daughter- On 11 Jan 2021

Parents Father- Late Prem Kohli (Criminal lawyer)

Mother- Saroj Kohli (Homemaker)

Siblings Brother- Vikas Kohli (Elder)

Sister- Bhawna Kohli (Elder)

Virat Kohli Favorite Things

Hobbies Listening to music
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Cricketer  Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, David Warner, Joe Root, Herschelle Gibbs

Bowler : Shane Warne

Favourite Cricketer Ground Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Favourite Cricketer Commentator Harsha Bhogle
Favourite Food (s) Salmon, Sushi, Lamb Chops
Favourite Actor (s) Aamir Khan, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr.
Favourite Actresses Penelope Cruz, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif
Favourite Film(s) Bollywood: Border, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Ishq, 3 Idiots

Hollywood: Rocky 4, Iron Man, Southpaw

Favourite TV Show(s) American: Homeland, Narcos, Breaking Bad
Favourite Car Aston Martin
Favourite Book  Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
Cars Collection  Audi Q7, Audi S6, Audi R8 V10, Audi R8 LMX, Audi A8L W12 Quattro, Toyota Fortuner
Salary $1 million
Net Worth $25 Million
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 86 248 82 109
Runs scored 7,240 11,867 2,794 8,862
Batting average 53.63 59.34 50.80 54.03
100s/50s 27/22 43/58 0/24 32/28
Top score 254 183 94 254
Balls bowled 163 641 146 631
Wickets 0 4 4 3
Bowling average 166.25 49.50 110.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 1/15 1/13 1/19
Catches/stumpings 80/– 126/– 41/– 103/–
Reference : Wikipedia

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