Virat Kohli facts for kids
|Kohli in 2018|
|Born||5 November 1988
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium|
Anushka Sharma (wife) (m. 2017)
|Test debut (cap 269)||20 June 2011 v West Indies|
|Last Test||29 February 2020 v New Zealand|
|ODI debut (cap 175)||18 August 2008 v Sri Lanka|
|Last ODI||2 December 2020 v Australia|
|ODI shirt no.||18|
|T20I debut (cap 31)||12 June 2010 v Zimbabwe|
|Last T20I||31 January 2020 v New Zealand|
|T20I shirt no.||18|
|Domestic team information|
|2008–present||Royal Challengers Bangalore (squad no. 18)|
|5 wickets in innings||–||0||0||0|
|10 wickets in match||–||0||0||0|
Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer. He was born in Delhi, India on November 5, 1988. Virat is the first player in ICC cricket history to win all 3 ICC awards in a single year- ICC ODI player of the year, ICC Test player of the year and ICC Player of the year award in 2018. He is rated as one of the best batsmen in the world.
Virat also became the greatest Indian captain in Test cricket with 27 test wins, 12 overseas test wins and highest winning percentage as captain in both Tests and ODIs. Kohli was ranked eighth in ESPN's list of world's most famous sportspeople in 2016. Virat is the only current player to have a stand named after him in Delhi Firoz Shah Kotla stadium to honour his immaculate contributions to Indian cricket.
He started dating Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in 2013. They got married on 11 December 2017 in Florence, Italy. Kohli first came into the limelight in 2008, when he led the Indian U-19 cricket team to victory in 2008 U-19 Cricket World Cup He soon made his debut for the Indian team in August 2008, during a ODI match against Sri Lanka.
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