Virat Kohli Biography
His father’s name was Prem Kohli, he was an advocate. His mother’s name
is Saroj Kohli, who is a domestic lady. Virat Kohli has a big brother
‘Vikas Kohli‘ and big sister ‘Bhavna Kohli.
From childhood, Virat
liked cricket very much. As the age of Virat grew, his tendency went
towards cricket. So Virat’s father used to take Virat everyday for
training of cricket.
Virat Kohli Family-
Birth = 5 November 1988
Birthplace = Delhi
NickName = Chiku
Mother = Saroj Kohli
Father = Prem Kohli
Wife = Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli Education-
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli’s initial education was from the Vishal Bharti Public School Delhi. Due to the overwhelming attention of cricket, Virat’s father had enrolled Virat in the Cricket Club at the age of 9. So that Virat Kohli could know about the nuances of cricket.
From the very beginning, Virat had a focus on cricket. Because of his interest in sports only, Virat got his education till the 12th and after that he began to focus his attention on cricket. Virat learned cricket from Raj Kumar Sharma in Delhi, he played his first match in Sumit Dongra’s Academy.
Virat Kohli Career-
Virat Kohli is a right-handed batsman who played under-15 competition in 2002. After that, Virat Kohli was selected in the Under Seventeen in the year 2006.
In 2008, Virat Kohli was selected for the Under-19 competition. Virat Kohli’s Under-19 World Cup match was held in Malaysia. India won the match in this match.
After this match, Virat was selected for the One Day Internationals match. They played this match against Sri Lanka. In 2011, he had an opportunity to play in the World Cup, India won the match.
Virat Kohli won in the Commonwealth Bank Triangular series against Australia and Sri Lanka in 2 out of 7 matches. To go to the finals, there was a target of 321 against Sri Lanka, out of which Virat Kohli scored 133 runs to win India and won the man of the match award.
He was elected Vice-Captain for the Asia Cup in 2012. And later he was also elected captain of the Indian Indian team.
In the One Day Internationals against Pakistan, they scored 183 runs in 148 balls. The best performance in this match was the 330 runs record and it was once again made of match of the match.
Virat Kohli in the Indian Premier League (IPL) –
Virat Kohli played the first match of IPL in 2008. During that period, Virat was bought for the team of Royal Challengers, Bangalore (RCB) for 20 lakh rupees. He then scored 165 runs in 13 matches and had an average of 15. In 2009, Virat had reached RCB final.
In 2014 Virat Kohli’s performance in the IPL was not something special. He played only at 37 average.
During this time MS Dhoni retired from Test captaincy. After that the captaincy of the Test was handed to Virat Kohli.
As captain, Virat Kohli played his job well and got involved in strengthening his team. After this, they were successful in breaking the record of 500 runs in 2015.
In 2016 Virat Kohli made his spectacular appearance in the Asia Cup and T20 matches for India and in the matches played in the IPL. In IPL 2018, Virat Kohli was bought for 18 crores.
Only 8 cricketers have scored centuries in 20 ODIs all over the world. Virat’s name is also among those 8 cricketers. Virat Kohli is the fastest batsman to score a century in 20 ODIs. Sachin Tendulkar’s name was before him.
Not only that, after Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav and Dhoni, Virat Kohli became the fourth cricketer to score more than 1,000 runs in ODIs in 3 years.
Virat Kohli is the fastest Indian cricketer to score 1,000, 3000, 4000 and 5000 runs With this, he is also one of the fastest international cricketers to make 5000 runs sharing with Richard.
Virat Kohli Records-
Virat has scored a century in the World Cup in 2011.
Virat is the third Indian player to score 100 runs in ODIs in 22 years.
Virat is the first Indian player to score 1,000, 3000, 4000 and 5000 runs in ODI cricket.
Virat scored a century in 52 runs against Australia in Jaipur in 2013.
Virat Kohli is the fastest Indian cricketer to score 7500 runs.
Virat Kohli Awards-
Virat got the ‘People Choice Award for Favorite Cricketer of the Year’ in 2012.
Virat got the “ICC ODI Player of the Year” award in 2012.
Virat was awarded the ‘Arjuna Award’ in 2013.
Virat got ‘CNN-IBN Indian of the Year’ award in 2017.
Virat was awarded the Padma Shri award in 2017.
Virat won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy in 2018.
Virat Kohli Wife-
Virat Kohli was married to Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma on December 11, 2017.