Virat Kohli


Full Name of the playerVirat Kohli
Age of Virat Kohli32 years
Virat Kohli birthplaceDelhi (INDIA)
virat kohli date of birth5 November 1988
Batting styleRight-handed bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium
virat kohli height in feet
5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
virat kohli weight
69 kg
virat kohli ICC  Test ranking (batting)4th rank
virat kohli ICC ODI ranking (batting)2nd rank
virat kohli ICC  T20 ranking (batting)5th rank
Total Test score7,547 runs
Total ODI score12,169 runs
Total T20 score3,159 runs
virat kohli wife
Anuska Sharma
virat kohli daughterVamika Kohli
virat kohli ipl team
 Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
virat kohli net worth
$26M (according to Forbes)
virat kohli birthday5 November
virat kohli salary
Rs 7 crore per year
virat kohli instagram
virat kohli centuries
27 in Test and 43 in ODI


Who is Virat Kohli?

According to Wikipedia Virat Kohli is known as king Kohli in International cricket. Virat Kohli is the captain of the Indian Cricket Team. He is called king Kohli and Run Mchine in international Cricket for Kohli batting style and Koli runs in ODI and other formats. Virat is another signing star of the Indian Cricket Team. He is an amazing batsman who always bats down in the Indian cricket team.

He is famous for breaking various records in cricket history. In the list of most hundreds by a batsman in international cricket, Kohli is at no.5. Now, he is the captain of the Indian team for Test cricket and vice-captain in limited-overs formats. He is married to famous Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. Virat Kohli house address where he lives now is DLF City Phase-1, Block-C, Gurugram, and Uttam Nagar, West Delhi, Delhi – 110059

What is the biography or early life of Virat Kohli?

Kohli was born on 5 Nov 1988 in Delhi, India. His father name Prem Kohli served as a criminal lawyer and his mother name is  Saroj Kohli is a housewife. Vikas is an older brother and Bhavna is the older sister of Kohli. While he was 3 years old, Kohli would take a cricket bat, start to fluctuate it, and tell his father to bowl at him.

(विराट कोहली का जन्म 5 नवंबर १९८८ को दिल्ली, भारत में हुआ था । उनके पिता का नाम प्रेम कोहली एक क्रिमिनल वकील के तौर पर काम करते थे और उनकी मां सरोज कोहली हाउस वाइफ हैं। विकास बड़ा भाई है और भावना विराट कोहली की बड़ी बहन है। जब वह 3 साल के थे, कोहली क्रिकेट का बल्ला लेते थे, उसमें उतार-चढ़ाव शुरू करते थे और अपने पिता को उस पर गेंदबाजी करने के लिए कहते थे ।)

He was take up in Uttam Nagar and started his education at Vishal Bharti Public School and completed secondary schooling from Savior Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi. After Completing secondary Education he was fully concentrating on his game.

Cricket History of Virat Kohli?

Virat Kohli cricket history is interesting. In the year 1998, the West Delhi Cricket Academy was established, and a nine-year-old boy Kohli was the first part of its intake. Kohli trained for cricket under the guidance of Rajkumar Sharma at the West Delhi Cricket Academy.

In the Cricket history of Virat Kohli first, he played for the Delhi in the Under-15 team in October 2002 in the 2002–03 Polly Umrigar Trophy. He was the captain of the team for the 2003–2004 Polly Umrigar Trophy.

Kohli was shortlisted in the Delhi Under-17 team in 2004 for the 2003–2004 Vijay Merchant Trophy. In the four matches, he made 470 runs at an average of 117.50 with 2 hundred and a top score of 251

He played captain role on the winning Indian team at the 2008 ICC under-19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia. He batting at position 3 and scored 235 runs in 6 matches and finished third-highest run-getter in that tournament.

What is the Cricket Career of Virat Kohli?

According to various reports, the Cricket Career of Virat Kohli is very amazing and interesting. Virat was highly addicted to Cricket from his Childhood and choose it for passion. Based on the Under-19 World Cup, Kohli was bought by the Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore for $30,000 on the basis of a youth contract.

In the Cricket Career of Virat Kohli in August 2008, he was selected in the Indian One Day International(ODI) squad for the Sri Lanka tour and the Champions Trophy in Pakistan. before the Sri Lankan tour, Kohli had played only eight List A matches.

He created his international debut, at his 19 age, in the first ODI tour and was dismissed for 12. He made his first ODI half-century (54 runs), in the fourth match which assisted India to win the series. In the other three matches, Kohli had scores of 37, 25, and 31.

He had returned back to the Indian senior team replacing the Gautam Gambhir when he was injured in the Indian squad for the tri-series held in Sri Lanka. Again Kohli batted at position 4 for India in the 2009 ICC Champions Trophy because of Yuvraj Singh’s injury. In the incidental group match against the West Indies, Kohli made an unbowed 79 in India’s successful pursue of 130 and won his first man of the match award. It is the turning point of the cricket career of Virat Kohli.

He back to the Senior Indian team in the fourth ODI at Kolkata and made his first ODI century–107 off 111 balls. Sachin Tendulkar was relaxed for the tri-nation ODI tournament in Bangladesh in January 2010, which enabled Kohli to play in each of India’s five matches.

After in 2010 and 2011, he made his T20 and Test debut accordingly against Zimbabwe and West Indies. That was the main point of his career. After that, he continued to play and broke several records. In the list of most hundreds by an international batsman in ICC rankings Kohli at no.5

He was India’s leading run-machine in ODIs in 2010, with 995 runs from 25 matches at an average of 47.38 including three centuries. Virat was India’s leading run-scorer in the 5 match ODI series of the South African tour in January 2011 and he made 193 runs at an average of 48.25 including two half-centuries, both in Indian defeats.

In 2014 he was appointed as a captain of the cricket team of India in all formats after the resignation of MS Dhoni as an Indian Captain. Since 2014 he has been playing as a  captain for the Indian Cricket team today. Under the captainship of Kohli India won 5 consecutive test series and 9 tests in a calendar year.

All the above information of virat kohli and cricket career of virat kohli are inspirable for a young player and others.

Virat Kohli’s Record or Kohli records in ODI or Kohli runs in ODI:

Kohli was India’s supreme run-scorer in One Day Internationals in 2010, made 995 runs from 25 matches at an average of 47.38 as well as 3 centuries. In international cricket history, Virat Kohli’s recordare unexpected for another player.

He was India’s supreme run-getter in the 5 match ODI series of the South African tour in January 2011, with 193 runs at an average of 48.25 as well as 2 half-centuries, both in Indian defeats.

He is the first Indian cricket player to score a century in the 2011 World Cup debut match and the third Indian to make 2 ODI hundreds in 22 years old after Sachin Tendulkar and Suresh Raina. He is the high-speed Indian player to complete 1000,3000,5000 and 7000 runs in One Day Internationals Cricket (ODI) and to score 25 ODIs tons

He is the 3rd player to make 3 double hundreds in a year after Don Bradman and Ricky Ponting and the First Indian Test captain to score a double century in an overseas Test. He shares the record of 4 double centuries with Don Bradman, Graeme Smith, and Michael Clarke.

He was the supreme player to score 19,000 runs overall in international cricket. On 19 January 2020, when playing opposition to Australia in Bengaluru, he became the highest run-getter as an Indian captain. He scored 11208 runs as skipper; outstanding former captain MS Dhoni, who collect11207 runs as captain.

He is the supreme batsman to make 8000 runs,9000 runs, 10000 runs, 11000 runs, and 12000 runs in One Day International (ODI) cricket. He unexpectedly broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record of the supreme 20 ODI hundreds. Sachin scored 20 centuries in 197 innings while Virat took just 133 innings.kohli runs in ODI is wonderful for international cricket.

He has the top rating points in the ICC rankings by as a batsman of Indian player in Tests:(937 POINTS), ODIS (911 POINTS) & T20IS (897 POINTS)

Facts or Information of Virat Kohli in English:

Information of Virat Kohli and other facts about Virat are referenced from online sources like Wikipedia.

1.He likes playing against Pakistan and Australia.

2.He has an antipathy of heights

3.His jersey number of the Indian team and IPL team are 18,

4.Delhi State coach Ajit Chaudhary gave a name to Kohli ‘Chikoo’ in his childhood. So, teammates call him “Chikoo”.

5.when India lost the qualifier match in 2012’s T20 World cup king Kohli was seen crying on the field. He is a very aggressive as well as an emotional person.

6.Virat made more than 20,000 runs at an average of over 50 in all formats -Test matches, ODI, and T-20 matches.

7.His favorite cricketers are Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, David Warner, Joe Root, Herschelle Gibbs, and Shane Warne

10.He was given the Arjuna Award (2013) and Padma Shri Award (2017) by the Government of India

11.The first batsman to reach 6000 runs in IPL tournament.

12.He is the co-owner of the ‘UAE Royals’ International Premier Tennis League team

13.He keeps the record of highest individual score against Pakistan. In the 2012 session of the Asia Cup, Virat broke 183 runs from just 148 balls.

14.He makes the record of highest personal score against Pakistan. In the 2012 league of the Asia Cup, Virat made 183 runs from just 148 balls.

15.Harsha Bhogale is a favorite commentator of Virat.

16.In 2018, the Govt. of India negotiate Kohli with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

17.In 2013, during the time of a match between Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Kolkata Knightriders in IPL season 6, Kohli and Gautam Gambhir had an unexpected spat. After getting out, instead of return to the pavilion, Kohli made some remarks which angered Gambhir, after that which both started to mishandle each other until Rajat Bhatia mediate.

18.In 2016, he misused a journalist after the practice time the T20 World Cup, as Kohli thought that that specific journalist had written an article about girlfriend Anushka Sharma in the National Daily. But, after Kohli came to know that it was wrong by journalist, after that he apologized immediately

19.while discussing with prior England player Mark Nicholas on his ‘Not Just Cricket’ podcast in February 2021,He disclosed that he battled sadness during India’s tour of England in 2014 during which his average score was 13.50 in 10 innings; 1, 8, 25, 0, 39, 28, 0,7, 6 and 20 runs in five Tests.

20.He is the only player in the IPL record to never get auctioned. He was kept as a permanent player by RCB in 2008 and since then he has always continued and never auctioned. Kohli loves to play for RCB

21.Net worth of virat kohli according to Forbes 2020 report is $26M

Virat Kohli award list or award won by Virat Kohli:

After playing various matches from his Childhood he won awards for his quality of play. Everybody has known it he a supreme player for world cricket to break ICC records

  • In 2017, Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year)
  • In 2012, 2017, ICC ODI Player of the Year
  • In 2017, ICC Test Team of the Year:
  • In 2017 Padma Shri
  • In 2012, 2014, 2016 (captain), 2017 (captain), ICC ODI Team of the Year
  • In 2013, Arjuna Award
  • In 2018, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna: Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Decade(2010-2020)
  • In 2017,2018 International player of the year


Kohli began a charity foundation name ‘Virat Kohli Foundation (VKF), in 2013, for the purpose of helping poor children. The foundation also organized a program to raise funds for charitable causes.

Kohli and his Wife Anuska both are animal lovers so they contributed their personal income to wildlife relief efforts and donate work for animals and as well as his Foundation works on sports giving opportunities to talented children, health care, and animals.

About Kohli’s Business and virat kohli net worth

Kohli’s second favorite sport is football. In 2014, The FC Goa franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) had bought by Kohli, as a football lover. He becomes that India grows on football He also stated that it was a future investment for him.

Kohli in organization with Anjana Reddy’s Universal Sportsbiz (USPL) launched a fashion label WROGN in 2014. This company sells men’s wear(casual) and it has combined and Shopper’s Stop.

London-based social networking venture ‘Sport Convo’ make Kohli their brand ambassador and a stakeholder in 2014

He launched Stepathlon Kids for fitness venture for children in 2016. He invested  INR 90 crore (around US$14 million) in  Chisel  in 2015

In September 2015, he got the co-owner of the UAE Royals franchise of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). The IPTL  is played all over the cities in Asia.

He got co-owner of the Bengaluru Yodhas franchise of the Indian Pro Wrestling Leagues. The JSW Group is another co-owner of the franchise.

According to various research organizations like Forbes report 2020, the net worth of virat kohli is $26M.It is a very high amount for an Indian cricketer.


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