Virat Kohli is the captain of an Indian cricket team who is known as the Run Machine in international cricket. He is an elite batsman who usually bats 3 rd No. in the Indian cricket team. He made some tremendous records in world cricket history. He is at No. 3 in the list of most hundreds by a batsman in the international cricket followed by Sachin Tendulkar.
|Real Name||Virat Kohli|
|Nickname(s)||Chiku , Run Machine|
|Height (approx.)||in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
in centimeters- 175 cm
|Weight (approx.)||70 kg|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||5 November 1988|
|Age (as in 2019)||31 Years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|School/College||Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi
Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi
|Educational Qualification||12th standard|
|Debut||ODI- 18 August 2008 Vs Sri Lanka at Dambulla
T20 - 12 June 2010 Vs Zimbabwe at Harare
Test- 20 June 2011 Vs West Indies at Kingston
|Hobbies||Workout, dancing, traveling,|
|Awards||Arjuna Award (2013)
Padma Shri Award (2017)
by the Government of India.
|Affairs And More||Tamannaah Bhatia (Actress, rumored)
Sarah-Jane Dias (Actress, rumored)
|Family||Father- Late Prem Kohli (Lawyer)
Mother- Saroj Kohli (Housewife)
Sister- Bhawna Kohli (Elder)
Brother- Vikas Kohli (Elder)
|Wife||Anushka Sharma married (11 December 2017)|
|Favourite Cricketer||Sachin Tendulkar, Herschelle Gibbs, and Shane Warne.|
|Favourite Actor||Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr. Aamir Khan,|
|Favourite Actress||Penelope Cruz, Aishwarya Rai|
|Favourite Cars||Aston Martin|
|Net Worth||Rs. 600 Crore|
He is an Indian cricketer who is 32 years old. who has been playing for the Indian cricket team from the decade? He was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India. He adopted cricket as his passion. He completed his higher studies from ‘Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi’ and secondary schooling from ‘Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi.’ He doesn’t go to college for graduation. because he started focusing on cricket after completion of his schooling.
He has a great personality. He looks quite cool and handsome in his appearance. he is a fitness enthusiast. He weighs around 68 kg and his height is 5′ 9″ inches. His eyes are dark brown and the hair is black. He has a well-shaped body. His chest is around 40 inches, waist- 30 inches, and biceps are 14 inches.
Family, Caste, Girlfriends & Wife
Virat comes from a middle-class Hindu family from Delhi. His caste is Khatri. His father’s name is Prem Kohli who was a lawyer. he died dated 19 December 2006 due to brain stroke after being bed-ridden for a month. His mother’s name is Saroj Kohli who is a housewife. He is the youngest of three siblings. His sister’s name is Bhawna Kohli and his elder brother’s name is Vikas Kohli.
Virat Kohli Girlfriends
Virat Kohli has 3 rumored girlfriend First is Sarah Jane Dias, then Tamannah Bhatia and lastly, He dated Anushka Sharma then they got married.
He married popular Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma on 11 December 2017 in Tuscany, Italy after dating Anushka Sharma long time.
He was passionate about cricket. He started playing cricket in his schooldays. After playing for domestic teams such as Delhi and India Red, he made his ODI debut on 18 August 2008 Vs Sri Lanka in Dambulla. Later in 2010 and 2011, he made his T20 and Test debut respectively against Zimbabwe and West Indies. In 2008, he was captain of the Indian Under-19 team and won the world cup.
He got a chance in the senior Indian team and he grabbed the opportunity. He is the second batsman in the list of most hundreds by an international batsman in the ICC rankings. He became the captain of the Indian cricket team in all formats after the M. S. Dhoni as the Indian captain. Since then, he captained the team India in 49 ODI matches out of which India won 38 matches. He is the captain of Royal Challengers Bengaluru in IPL. he made 5412 runs in 177 IPL matches till now (2019).
Awards and Honours
- He won the ICC ODI Player of the Year Award in 2012 and 2017.
- He was awarded by the Arjuna Award (2013) and Padma Shri Award (2017) by the Government of India.
- Virat Kohli is the only Indian batsman who has secured 890 rating points in the ICC ODI ranking. Earlier best rating of 887 was held by the Sachin Tendulkar in 1998
- He becomes only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen.
- He is the first Indian to score a century on World Cup debut match (2011).
- He made the record of 6 double hundreds as Test Captain and surpassed Brian Lara (5 tons)
- As the captain, he made 6 centuries in the year 2017 and 2018 each. Kohli became the first captain in One Day Internationals to smash six ODI tons in a calendar year.
- He is the most successful Indian ODI captain. As a captain, Kohli’s success rate is 75.89% which is Higher than M.S. Dhoni.
- He is the only player who scored more than 20,000 runs at an average of over 50 in all formats of cricket i.e. ODIs, Test matches, and T-20 matches.
Some Interesting Facts About Virat Kohli
- Does Virat Kohli smoke?: No
- Does Virat Kohli drink alcohol?: No
- Virat’s nickname ‘Chikoo’ was given by his Delhi State coach Ajit Chaudhary in his childhood days
- He was the highest run-scorer for Delhi in the 2002-2003 Polly Umrigar Trophy, with 172 runs with an average of 34.40 runs in 2003. Then his coach Raj Kumar Sharma had invited Ashish Nehra as chief guest, where he awarded young Virat Kohli.
- He loves ‘History’ subject, and ‘Maths’ was quite tough for him.
- In 2006, his father died of a brain stroke, but the very next day after his father’s death, he played a massive knock for Delhi against Karnataka, where he scored 90 runs is shown Virat’s dedication towards cricket.
- He is scared of heights.
- Virat’s Indian team and IPL team jersey number are 18.
- He owns a restaurant in Delhi named ‘ Nueva.’
- Virat Kohli has a net worth is around Rs 900 crores approximately.
- Virat’s Instagram ID is @virat.kohli
- Virat’s Twitter handle is @imVkohli