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Virat Kohli is an international cricketer who is among India’s best cricketers. He is known for his dependable and vigorous batting style. Kohli experienced childhood in Uttam Nagar and began his studies at Vishal Bharti Public School.

The West Delhi Cricket Academy in 1998 was framed, and nine-year-old Kohli was critical for its most memorable admission. Kohli prepared at the foundation under Rajkumar Sharma and played matches at the Sumeet Dogra Academy in Vasundhara Enclave.

In the 10th grade, he moved to the Savior Convent in Paschim Vihar to assist him with rehearsing cricket. Until 2015, his family lived in Meera Bagh when they moved to Gurgaon.

Playing style Kohli plays his well-known dandy in CWC 2015. Kohli is a typically forceful batsman with solid specialized abilities. As per cricket master VVS Laxman, the line’s soft spot for Virat Kohli is off-stump.

Kohli is known for his forcefulness on the field and was portrayed as “shameless” and “pompous” in the media during his initial profession.

In 2012, Kohli expressed that he attempted to check his forceful way of behaving. However, “the development and strain or unique events make it hard to control the animosity.”

Comparisons to Sachin Tendulkar Kohli are frequently contrasted with Sachin Tendulkar because of their comparative batting styles and are once in a while alluded to as Tendulkar’s “replacement .”

Personal Information

Full name Virat Kohli
Birthday November 5, 1988
Birth Place New Delhi, India
Age 34 Years
Nickname Cheeku, Run Machine
Religion Hinduism
Caste Khatri
Address DLF City Phase-1, Block-C, Gurugram
Qualification 12th Standard
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Profession Cricketer

Cricket Info

Role Top Order Batsman
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
IPL Teams Royal Challengers Bangalore, 
Teams India Blue, India U-19s, India A, India, Rest of India, North Zone, Delhi, India Emerging Players, India Red, 
Jersey/Shirt Number 18
Test Debut June 20, 2011, Against WI
Test Cap No. 269
ODI Debut August 18, 2008, Against SL
ODI Cap & Shirt No. 175/18
T20 Debut 12-6-2010 Against Zim
T20 Cap/shirt No. 31/18
Coach Mr. Raj Kumar Sharma
Nature of Playing Aggressive
Favorite Shots Flick Shot & Cover Drive

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Physical Measurements

Height In Meters 1.75 m
Weight 72 kg
Hair Color Black
Hair type Straight
Chest 42 inches
Bicep 14 inches
Waist 32 inches
No. of Tattoos 9
Eye color Dark Brown
Feet Size 10
Skin Type Combination
Skin Complexion Type 3: Medium Skin
Smoking No
Drinking Alcohol Quit in 2012

Virat Kohli Family:

Father Name Late Prem Kohli
Mother Name Saroj Kohli
Sister Bhawna Kohli
Brother Vikas Kohli
Martial Status Married
Wife/Spouse Anushka Sharma
Girlfriends Sanjjana Galrani, Tamannah Bhatia, Izabelle Leite, Sarah Jane Dias.
Daughter Name Vamika Kohli
Marriage Date December 11, 2017

Virat Kohli Education

School Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi, Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School
College N/A
University N/A
Qualification 12th Standard

Domestic Career

Virat Kohli originally played for the Delhi Under-15 group in October 2002 in the 2002-03 Polly Umrigar Trophy. He became the group chief for the 2003-04 Polly Umrigar Trophy. In late 2004, he was chosen in the Delhi Under-17 group for the 2003-2004 Vijay Merchant Trophy.

Delhi Under-17s won the 2004-2005 Vijay Merchant Trophy, which Kohli completed as the most elevated run-scorer with 757 runs from 7 coordinates within two centuries.

In February 2006, he debuted for Delhi against Services, yet didn’t get to bat. Kohli’s Ranji Trophy debut came on November 23, 2006, against Tamil Nadu.

In February-March 2008, Kohli captained the triumphant at the 2008 Indian group Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Malaysia. At number 3 Batting, he scored 235 runs in 6 matches at a normal of 47 and completed as the competition’s third-most noteworthy run-getter and one of the three players to score 100.

In June 2008, Virat and his Under-19 colleagues, Pradeep Sangwan and Tanmay Srivastava, were granted the Border-Gavaskar grant. The grant permitted the three players to prepare for a long time at Cricket Australia’s Center of Excellence in Brisbane.

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Career Facts:

In August 2008, Kohli was remembered for the Indian ODI crew for the visit to Sri Lanka and the Champions Trophy in Pakistan. Before the Sri Lanka visit, Kohli played just eight List A matches.

During the Sri Lanka visit, when the two openers Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag were harmed, Kohli batted as a shoddy opener for the whole series.

In the gathering match against the West Indies, Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 79 in India’s effective pursuit of 130 and was granted the man of the game. Kohli played as a hold batsman in the seven-match home ODI series against Australia, showing up in two matches.

Kohli got back to the group in the fourth ODI in Kolkata and scored his lady ODI century – 107 off 114 balls – sharing 224 runs for the third wicket with Gambhir, who arrived at his best of 150 Man of the Match was granted by Gambhir, who gave the honor to Virat Kohli.

Tendulkar was refreshed for the tri-country ODI competition in Bangladesh in January 2010, permitting Kohli to play India’s five matches.

In the following game against Sri Lanka, Kohli completed an unbeaten 71 to assist India in dominating the game with a reward point as they pursued their objective of 214 every 33 overs. Kohli was commended for his exhibitions during the series, particularly by Indian skipper Dhoni.

Even though Kohli just oversaw two runs in the last against Sri Lanka in India’s four-wicket rout, he completed as the leading run-scorer of the series with 275 runs from five innings at a normal of 91.66. In the home ODI series against South Africa in February, Kohli batted in two matches and scored 31 and 57.


Padma Shri 2017
Polly Umirgar Award 2017-18, 2016-17, 2015-16, 2014-15, 2011-12
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2018
ICC ODI Player of the Year 2012, 2017, and 2018
ICC Test Player of the Year 2018
Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy 2017, 2018
CEAT Global Cricketer of the Year 2011-12, 2013-14
Wisden Leading Cricketer of the Year
2016, 2017
Barmy Army International Player of the Year
2017, 2018
  • Kohli won the BCCI International Cricketer of the Year in 2011-12 and 2014-15.
  • He got the Arjuna Award in 2013 for his accomplishments in global cricket.


  • Virat is The only Player to hit the most centuries against one team(West Indies).
  • Fastest to do 12000 Runs in the ODIs.
  • Player to win the most Player of the Series award.
  • Fastest to do 8000 Runs in the ODIs.
  • He is the most rapid to do 9000 Runs in the ODIs.
  • Quickest to do 10,000 Runs in the ODIs.
  • Fastest to do 11000 Runs in the ODIs.

Favourite Things

Stadium Adelaide Oval
Food(s) Green Salads, Sushi, Lamb Chops, Salmon.
Car Audi R8
Book Paramhansa Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi
TV Shows Narcos, Breaking Bad, Homeland
Musicians Asrar, Eminem
Actors Johnny Depp, Aamir Khan, Robert Downey Jr.
Movies Rocky 4, Southpaw, Iron Man, 3 Idiots, Border.
Actresses Katria Kaif, Aishwarya Rai, Penelope Cruz
Sports Players MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar, AB De Villiers, Shane Warne
Cricket Commentator Harsha Bhogle


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