Virat Kohli’s age, height and biography

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Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer and a right-handed batsman. He is a famous cricketer in the world. Virat Kohli is an ambitious cricketer in the world.

Age and height

     He was born on 5 November 1988 in New Delhi into a Punjabi Hindu family. His height is 1.75 meters.

Parents

    His father, Prem Kohli, worked as a criminal lawyer and his mother, Saroj Kohli, is a homemaker. He has an older brother, Vikash, and an older sister, Bhavna.

Education

He attended Vishal Bharti Public School till Class IX. She then studied till class 12th at Xavier Convent School in West Bihar. Virat Kohli passed the 12th standard. His dream was to play cricket for the country.

Domestic cricket

  Kohli first played for the Delhi Under-15 team in October 2002 in the Poly Umrigar Trophy. He captained the team for the 2003–2004 Polly Umrigar Trophy. In late 2004, Vijay was selected in the Delhi Under-17 squad for the Merchant Trophy. Delhi Under-17 won the Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2004 and 2005 where Kohli scored two centuries in 7 matches and became the highest run scorer with a total of 757 runs. In February 2006, he made his List A debut for Delhi against Services.

  Kohli was selected in first-class cricket for Delhi against Tamil Nadu in November 2006. He scored 10 runs in his debut innings at the age of 18. He decided to play for his team against Karnataka the day after his father’s death and scored 90 off 26 balls. After coming out of the match, he went straight to his father’s funeral. He scored 257 runs in 6 matches that season.

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India under-19

  In July 2006, Kohli was selected for the India Under-19 team to tour England. He averaged 105 in the three-match ODI series against England and 49 in the three-match Test series. India U-19 won both series. In September, toured Pakistan for the India U-19 team. Kohli averaged 58 runs in the Test series against Pakistan and 41.66 runs in the ODI series.

    In April 2007, Virat Kohli was selected for Inter-State T20 cricket and scored the highest runs for his team in the Inter-State T20 Championship with an average of 35.80 runs per match. In July–August 2007, was selected in the India Under-19 squad to tour Sri Lanka. In the tri-nation series against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Kohli scored the second-highest run total of 146 runs in 5 matches at an average of 29. In the following two-match Test series, he scored a total of 244 runs with a century and a fifty.

  In February and March 2008, Kohli led the Indian team to victory in the 2008 U-19 Cricket World Cup in Malaysia. Batting at number 3, he scored 235 runs at an average of 47 in 6 matches and was the third-highest run scorer of the tournament.

Selection India team

  In August 2008, Kohli was selected for the Indian ODI squad for the tour of Sri Lanka and the Champions Trophy in Pakistan. During the tour of Sri Lanka, with first-choice openers Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag both injured, Kohli batted as a makeshift opener throughout the series.

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Cricket records of Virat Kohli

     Virat Kohli holds many records in cricket. He played very well in the Test, ODI, and t20. He is called King Kohli and is Known as the run machine in cricket. He has also captained the country. 

The records are as follows…….

 Test cricket

Session

2011-2024

Matches

113

Innings

191

Not out 

11

Runs

8848

Highest Score

254

Average

49.15

Strict rate

55.56

100s

29

The 50s

30

0s

14

6s

26

4s

991

       

 One day international

Session

2008-2023

Matches

292

Innings

280

Not out 

44

Runs

13848

Highest Score

183

Average

58.67

Strict rate

93.58

100s

50

The 50s

72

0s

16

4s

1294

6s

151

 

T20 I’s

Session

2010-2022

Matches

115

Innings

107

Not out

31

Runs 

4008

Highest Score

122

Average

52.73

Strict rate

137.96

100s

1

50s

37

0s

4

4s

356

6s

117

 

Virat Kohli’s wife 

Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma

   The captain of the Indian cricket team got married on 11 December 2017 to his lady love, Anushka Sharma, the Indian actor-producer. On 11 January 2021, Virat and his wife, Anushka, were blessed with a baby girl, Anvi.

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