Virat Kohli

Published on
Full Name Virat Kohli
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Virat Kohli
Gender Male
Famous As Cricketer
Birth Date November 5th, 1988
Birth Place Delhi

View All

A very well-known and talented Indian cricketer who currently captains the India national team is named for Virat Kohli. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has been the team's captain since 2013. He is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. He is ranked as one of the world's most famous athletes by ESPN and one of the most valuable athlete brands by Forbes. He earned many awards like the Arjuna Award in 2013, Padma Shri in 2017, CEAT International Cricketer of the Year in 2011-12, 2013-14, and Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World (2016). During the 2019 Cricket World Cup, he became the fastest batsman, in terms of innings played (222), to score 11,000 runs in ODI cricket. Overall, he is a very talented cricketer. 

Moeen Ali gears up for the Virat Kohli challenge

Moeen Ali, the England all-rounder, is eyeing the prized scalp of Indian captain Virat Kohli, as England face India in their penultimate league match of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 at Edgbaston on Sunday. Ali believes that his first-hand experience of playing under Virat Kohli in the Indian Premier League will come in handy, as he looks forward to the challenge of bowling to his Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper on Sunday. England, having lost their last two games, find themselves in a must-win situation against India on Sunday.

How old is Virat Kohli?

Virat celebrated his 30th birthday as of 2018 on November 5. 

When and Where was Virat Kohli born (Early Life)?

On 5th November 1988, Virat Kohli was born in Delhi, India. His nationality is Indian and his ethnicity is Asian. He was born to Late Prem Kohli (father) and Saroj Kohli (mother). He also has a brother named Vikas Kohli and sister, Bhavna Kohli. His religion is Hinduism. As per his education, he attended Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi,  Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi. His horoscope sign is Scorpio. 

How tall is Virat Kohli?

Virat Kohli is a very handsome cricketer with an average height of 5 ft 9 in or 1.75 m. His balanced body weight consists of 72 Kg. His body measurements is 40-30-14 in. His hair color and eye color, both are black. 

Who is Virat Kohli's wife?

Anushka Sharam and Virat Kholi 2020

Source: @virat.kholi

Virat Kohli is a married person. He was married to Anuska Sharma an actress. The couple got married on 11th December 2017. The couple does not have any kids as of now but they are planning to have soon. The couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

The most Extravagant gifts Anushka Sharma got on her Birthday from Virat Kohli

What is the net worth of Virat Kohli?

The net worth of Virat Kohli is estimated to have 400 Crore as of 2019. His salary is estimated to have 2 Crore. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings. 

What makes Virat Kohli famous?

Virat Kholi Batting Record

Source: @virat.kholi

  • Kohli first played for the Delhi Under-15 team in October 2002 in the 2002-2003 Polly Umrigar Trophy. 
  • He scored 390 runs in 5 innings at an average of 78 including two centuries and two fifties.
  • He was selected in the Delhi Under-17 team for the 2003-2004 Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2004. 
  • He made his List A debut for Delhi against Services but did not get to bat in February 2006. 
  • He was selected in the India Under-19 squad on its tour of England in July 2006. 
  • He made his Twenty20 debut and finished as the highest run-getter for his team in the Inter-State T20 Championship in April 2007. 
  • He was included in India's 30-man probable squad for the ICC Champions Trophy which was to be held in Pakistan in September 2008 in July 2008. 
  • Regarding his international career, he was included in the Indian ODI squad for the tour of Sri Lanka and the Champions Trophy in Pakistan in August 2008. 
  • He was appointed the vice-captain for the 2012 Asia Cup in Bangladesh.
  • In June 2013, he featured in the ICC Champions Trophy in England which India won. 
  • He started 2016 with scores of 91 and 59 in the first two ODIs of the limited-overs tour of Australia.
  • He got the chance to captain in an ICC tournament for the first time in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy. 
  • During the ODI series against West Indies in 2018, he became the 12th batsman and fastest player to score 10,000 ODI runs.
  • He was named the captain of India's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in April 2019. 
  • In India's match against Pakistan, he became the fastest batsman, in terms of innings, to score 11,000 runs in ODI cricket on 16th June 2019. 
  • Eleven days later, in the match against the West Indies, he became the fastest cricketer, in terms of innings, to score 20,000 runs in international cricket, doing so in his 417th innings.