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Virat Kohli Early Life

Virat Kohli was born in Delhi, India on 5th November 1988. He is the son of Saroj Kohli and Prem. Kohli has an elder sister named Bhavna and brother named Vikash. He completed his school education from Savior Convent Senior Secondary School and Vishal Bharti Public School. Kohli is married to Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and the couple got married on 11th December 2017 in Florence, Italy.

Virat Kohli Cricket Life

Virat Kohli is a legendary Indian cricketer and is the current captain of the Indian cricket team. He is known for his exceptional performance on the field and is considered as one of the leading batsmen in the world. In addition to playing for India, Kohli also represents the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Virat Kohli International Career

Virat Kohli made his international debut in ODIs against Sri Lanka in the year 2008 in the Idea Cup. He scored his first half-century of 54 runs in the fourth match, which helped India win the series. This was also India’s first-ever ODI series win against Sri Lanka. Kohli has several records to his name, including the fastest player to score more than 1000 runs in One Day International cricket and being the first Indian player to score a debut century in the World Cup. Some of his notable achievements are:

  • ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year in 2017
  • BCCI Polly Umrigar Award for International Cricketer of the Year in 2011-12
  • Arjuna Award in 2013
  • Fastest century in ODIs by an Indian (off 52 balls)
  • Fastest Indian to reach 8,000 runs in ODIs
  • Fastest player to reach 10,000 runs in ODIs
  • Fastest player to reach 20,000 international runs across all formats
  • Only player to average more than 50 in Tests, ODIs and T20Is simultaneously
  • Most centuries in a calendar year in ODIs (9)
  • Only player to score three centuries in first three innings as Test captain
  • Most runs in a single edition of IPL (973 runs in 2016)
  • Fastest century by an Indian in T20Is (off 43 balls)
  • Most centuries as captain in ODIs (27)
  • Only player to score five consecutive 50+ scores in T20Is

More about Virat Kohli

  • Nickname: Chikoo, Run Machine
  • Age: 34 years old (in 2023)
  • Gender: Male
  • Full Name: Virat Kohli
  • Profession: Cricketer (Batsman)
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Birthplace: Delhi, India
  • Religion: Hinduism
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Hobbies: Gymming, travelling, and watching movies
  • Favorite color: Blue

About Education and Professional Life

  • Education: 12th standard from Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi and Savior Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi
  • Net worth: $60 million
  • Known for: Being one of the best batsmen in the world and captaining the Indian cricket team

About Characteristics

  • Body Type: Athletic
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
  • Weight: 72 kg (159 lbs)
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Shoe Size: 10 Inches

About Family

  • Father: Late Prem Kohli (Criminal lawyer)
  • Mother: Saroj Kohli (Homemaker)
  • Brother: Vikas Kohli (Elder)
  • Sister: Bhavna Kohli (Elder)
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Anushka Sharma (Actress)

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