Indian International Cricketer Virat Kohli Biography
Virat Kohli, the shining as well as one of the aggressive cricket stars of Indian cricket team. Virat is known not only as an Indian international cricketer but also known
for his bold and loud image among public. Apart from his cricket legacy, he is always a constant source of hot news in media because of his relation controversies. He is skipper of IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore since 2013.
|Date of Birth||November 5, 0198|
|Parents||Saroj Kohli, Prem Kohli|
|Siblings||Vikash Kholi, Bhavna Kholi|
|Education||Vishal Bharti Public School New Delhi|
|Net worth||$ 15 Million|
Virat in Childhoo
Virat has a cute nick name, Cheeku. He took birth in Delhi, India to a Punjabi family on 5th November, 1988.
He is third child of his parent, Prem Kohli and Saroj Kohli. Prem Kohli was a criminal lawyer and Saroj is housewife. Virat is younger to his brother Vikash and sister Bhavna. He showed his interest playing cricket at his age 3.
Star Cricketer Early Life
Virat was brought up in Uttam Nagar. He went to Vishal Bharti Public School. He took admission into West Delhi Cricket Academy when he was just nine. His mentor was Rajkumar Sharma. Kohli was a bright student and good at his studies. Earlier Koholi’s family abided at Meera Bagh. Later on they shifted to Gurgaon. Virat lost his father at early stage of his life and struggled lot in his life.
Virat is middle order right handed batsman as well as right arm medium pace bowler. He started his career playing for Delhi under-15 team in 2002, October. In 2004, he got selected in Under 17 team of Delhi and the team won several matches. Then he got chance in Under-19 Indian team in the year 2006.
Being a team member of Under 19 Indian team, he performed excellently and showed his cricket skill in front of the world.
He got chance to play in List A team in 2006, 18th February.
His debut in first-class team was made against the Tamil Nadu team in 2006, November. Virat’s skill of playing was reaching different level after death of his father. According to his mother, Virat started to act in more matured way and took his each match more seriously. Soon Virat made debut at Twenty20 match in 2007.
Indian Under-19 cricket team got the victory in 2008 ICC world cup under captaincy of Virat Kohli and he got the title “innings of the tournament”.He was selected in Indian ODI team in August, 2008 and was the part of winning Sri Lanka serious with 3-2 point.
He made his first appearance in T20I on 12th June, 2010 against Zimbabwe.
He had made his debut in test series in the year 2011, June against West Indies.
Currently, he is captain of Indian Test Team since 2014 and vice captain for ODI matches since 2012.
Achievement & Awards of Virat
He holds the 8th position as athletes over the world according to ESPN’s list of 2016. He is also known as ODI specialist from 2013. He holds top rank as T20I batsman. Virat is world’s 2nd batsman to score 1000 ODI consecutively 4 years. He made fastest 100 in ODI.
He was awarded by Arjuna Award in 2013.
He is in relationship with Bollywood actress Anuskha Sharma. He has faith in superstitious activities. Hence, he wears black wristbands while playing. His 2nd favorite game is football. He has been endorsing so many brands.
Kohli is founder of charity organization Virat Kohli Foundation in 2013, March aiming to help underprivileged children.