Some Interesting Facts About Virat Kohli

Let’s know some facts about Virat-

  • He full name is Virat Kohli
  • He was born on 5th November 1988 at Delhi.
  • His nickname is Chiku.
  • His height is 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 metres).
  • Virat Kohli is a right handed batsman and bowling is right arm medium.
  • He has started his international career as captain of Under 19 team.
  • He played his first international debut match on 18th August 2008 against Sri Lanka and in this match he scored 175 runs.
  • International test debut match was played as captain of Under 19 team against West Indies on 28 June 2011.
  • In T20 matches he represents Royal Challenger Bangalore since 2008.
  • Till now (August 16) he has scored 12 centuries in test matches and 25 centuries in One Day International matches.
  • His top Score is 200 runs in test matches and 183 runs in One Day International matches.
  • Virat Kohli has taken training of cricket at West Delhi Cricket Academy, Delhi. He was admitted to this Academy in 1998 at the age of 9 years.
  • He was trained by the experience trailer Mr Rajkumar Sharma.
  • His father died on 18th December 2006 due to severe brain stroke.
  • Mr Virat Virat Kohli was made vice captain of Indian cricket team in 2012 and he did captaincy when regular Captain Mr Dhoni was not available..
  • he was part of Indian Cricket Team that won last World Cup half cricket.

Virat Kohli Is The Future Of Indian Cricket

Now there is no doubt amongst experts that Virat Kohli is the best batsman in the world in his age group and there is no reason to disagree. His form has been consistent for over 4 years in all formats of the cricket proves that he is the future of Indian cricket team.

He is making runs on T20 format limited over cricket matches as well as in test matches. He is the key person in Indian cricket team for making the team a great come back after a disappointing Run post the 2011 world cup victory.

He has outstanding performance of One Day Internationals (ODIs), there are 15 centuries in his name from only 113 matches. His batting average is also brilliant with close to 50. This kind of performance compares to international stars like Vivian Richards, Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Pointing.

Though comparison with above may be too early and he has show such brilliant performance of he wants to be compared with them. He has given every indication that intends to do that. We all know his passion for cricket, he loves to compete, loves to win and loves to attention and rewards that success has brought him.

Ever since he lead India to victory in the under 19 World Cup in 2008, Kohli was identified as a future star and captain. In the 5 year since he hit a rocky patch for a while losing his equanimity and focus in the first flush of fame he received, but recovered in the time to live up to his early promise.

He does not have a copybook technique what with a dominant bottom hand. But he has shown the Intelligence and adaptability to succeed at the highest level. Most important perhaps is his mental toughness. He does not fear any opponent or situation, in fact he revels in a crisis.

Kohli has cemented his place in the test team and the back of several crucial knocks in the 2012-13 season and is arguably now the most resourceful Indian cricketer in every format after Mahendra Singh Dhoni. As a part-time bowler he can be relied on to break partnership and to that his brilliant fielding add his value is enhanced manifold.

Even as youngster, he has shown in strong leadership qualities and is now tipped to take over the captaincy from Dhoni. In the few opportunities he has got to lead the team he has shown good grip over tactics and fellow player motivation.

There are some critics who thought Kohli’s overt aggression would work against of convivial dressing room apart from rubbing opponents and others the wrong way. But he has matured rapidly without compromising and playing the game hard.

Only 25 years old, Kohli is a vibrant metaphor of an Indian team that has undergone a makeover in the past couple of years. His youthfulness, energy and motivation define the new age Indian cricket.


Virat Kohli – The Indian Cricketer

Virat Kohli is the Indian Cricketer who have been in news for last many years and he is now the Caption of Indian team. He has been charismatic in performance besides the controversies with his girlfriend Anushka Sharma.

He has gone to this height with his continuous effort to keep everything at best. He has been consistently playing the cricket from Indian side on International cricket. The result given by him in terms of runs and centuries were outstanding and very few cricketers can match him.

As a caption he had a good career in Under-19 team and that performance is making him better. Now he is being judged also on the basis of his under-19 performance. And we hope that he will prove himself on International cricket also..