Virat Kohli is one of the most influential cricketers in the world right now. Ever since his debut in international cricket in 2008, he has continuously grown in stature and has established himself as one of the legends to have played this game.
|Height in feet||5 ft 9 in|
Kohli is currently the third richest cricketer in the world after Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni. His net worth is calculated at Rs. 638 crore.
Virat Kohli was born on 5 November, 1988.
Kohli belongs to a middle-class Punjabi family. His caste is Khatri.
Kohli is wearing jersey no. 18 right from the time he started playing international cricket.
Virat Kohli follows Hindu religion.
Kohli is one of the current modern day greats. His records speak volumes of success that he has had in international cricket. He currently averages over 50 in all the formats.
Test Career: Runs 7490, Avg. 52
ODI Career: Runs 12169, Avg. 59, SR. 93
T20I Career: Runs 3159, Avg. 52, SR. 139
(Last updated) 8 May 2021
A technically sound batsman combined with some high class temperament, Kohli is ruling the world of cricket for years now. Batting at No. 3, he has been instrumental in ODI format. Despite batting at the top order, he is also regarded as one of the best finishers in the white-ball format. His cover drive is his trademark along with the flick through midwicket. Not only in ODI cricket, he has an excellent record in Test cricket and rates the format extremely high. He has 7 double centuries in tests which is the most by any Indian batsman.
In terms of rankings, Kane Williamson is ranked No.1 in Tests, Babar Azam in ODIs and Dawid Malan is No.1 in T20I format. Virat Kohli is 5th in Test and T20I rankings while he is 2nd in the ODI format.
Kohli recently received Sir Garfield Sobers award for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Decade and ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade. He was also the Man of the tournament in ICC World T20 2014 and 2016. Looking at his records, he will certainly go down as one of the greatest players this game has seen.
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