Virat Kohli is currently the most successful batsman and captain in Indian cricket. In a very short time, he has become one of the best batsmen in the world with his great batting. The way he has scored runs in such a short time, he has become everyone’s favorite player in a very short time. According to many cricket experts, Virat is the only worthy successor to Sachin Tendulkar. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named the next captain of Indian cricket after relinquishing his captaincy in three formats of cricket.
Virat Kohli in Childhood and education:
Indian batsman Virat Kohli was born on November 5, 1986, in Delhi. Father Prem Kohli was a lawyer. Mother Saroj Kohli is a housewife. His two siblings. Brother Bikash Kohli, sister Bhabna Kohli. Kohli was very dear to his father. From a young age, he was more inclined towards sports. From the age of three, he used to ask his father to bowl with a cricket bat in his hand.
Virat Kohli studied at the convent of Vishal Bharati Public School Savior. But with his academic life, his interest in cricket continues to grow day by day. He used to play cricket with the youngsters of the school and people from all walks of life were attracted by his cricketing talent. So Kohli’s father used to send him to the Delhi Cricket Coaching Academy at the age of 9 so that his talent would not be wasted. Virat Kohli learned cricket at the cricket academy under Raj Kumar Sharma and Sumit Dogara got match opportunities at the academy.
Virat Kohli in playing life:
In 2002, Virat Kohli played for 15 teams under Delhi. In 2002-2003, Lee topped the Umigra Trophy Tournament and won the Man of the Match series. And that award was given to him by Ashish Nehara, the best bowler of Bharati’s team.
In 2004, Vijay was selected out of 16 teams under Delhi to play in the Merchant Trophy. And averaged 480 runs in two matches. The following year, Kohli repeated his great performance and helped Delhi win the Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2004-2005.
His consistent performances earned him a place in the 19-man squad under India during the 2006 tour of England. That day was the day to fulfill his dream. India started playing in England tour for the first time in Jersey. Everything was going well but on December 16, 2006, his father Prem Kohli died prematurely of a brain stroke. He could not accept the news that his father had left the world. Because his father was the ideal in Virat’s life. He loved his father very much and the only person behind his success in cricket was his beloved man. So at that time, Virat Kohli was emotionally broken.
2006 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup:
After the death of his father, he started playing with more importance as he had more responsibility on his shoulders. In 2006, he led the Indian team to the 2006 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Malaysia. He then bought the Indian Premier League franchise, Royal Challengers Bangalore in a joint venture for ০০ 30,000.
He was selected for the Indian ODI squad for the 2006 tour of Sri Lanka. Regular openers Sachin Tendulkar and Sehwag were both injured during the tour. India won the first ODI series against Sri Lanka 3-2.
2009 ICC Champions Trophy:
His performances continued in 2009. He won his first Man of the Match award after scoring 69 against the West Indies in the 2009 ICC Champions Trophy. Later in the same year, in the ODI series against Sri Lanka, he made 107 off 111 balls.
He made his mark in Test cricket during Australia’s tour of India in December 2011. India lost the Test series 4-0 but India’s highest run-scorer in the series was Virat Kohli. He scored his first Test century in the first innings of the fourth and final match in Adelaide; He scored 116 runs in the innings.
2012 Asia Cup:
Kohli was appointed captain of the 2012 Asia Cup. He scored 173 in the final group stage against Pakistan and scored the highest individual score against Pakistan in the ODIs, breaking the long record of 156 runs by West Indies’ Brian Lara. Despite his great performance, India could not make any progress in the final of the tournament.
Despite being well known for his performances in ODIs, Kohli is also a skilled Test player. In 2014, he became the captain of the Indian Test team. On the tour of Australia in the same year, he scored a total of 622 runs in four Tests – by any batsman in the Australian Test series.
The temporary disappointment of his career occurred in 2015 when he failed to score any big. However, he soon regained his form and became the fastest batsman in the world to score 1000 runs in T20 cricket during a tour of South Africa the same year.
2016 was in great form. His great batting performance helped India reach the semi-finals of the T20 World Cu
Virat Kohli was in love with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma for a while and broke up a few days later. However, their engagement was completed on December 11, 2016.