Virat Kohli is the present captain of Indian cricket team. He is aggressive and impatient, but his games are very exciting to watch. He is considered as one of the best batsmen of the present time and garnered many appreciation and love from all over the world. He is also rumored to be in a relationship with the beautiful Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. 29-year-old Virat has got a huge future in front of him and will one day surely beat some records of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.
Kohli is a middle-order right-handed batsman and right-arm medium pace bowler. He was the part of the Indian team which won the “2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup” and “2011 World Cup”. This scorpion cricketer is very popular in India and has amassed huge fan following, especially girls.
Virat Kohli : Childhood, Physical attributes, Personal life and Relationships
Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 into a Punjabi family to Prem Kohli and Saroj Kohli. He has an elder brother, Vikash and an elder sister, Bhavana. He completed his higher secondary education from Savier Convent School.
Virat is one of the most elegant bachelors of India. His name used to be linked with many girls like Sanjana, Tamannah Bhatia and so on. These days, he is rumored to be in love with Bollywood beauty Anushka Sharma. This time, it seems he is in a serious relationship.
Virat Kohli hair color is black and eye color is dark brown. His height is 5’9” and weight is 152 lbs. He practices Hinduism and likes to drive, traveling, singing, and dancing. He is fitness freak and has big appetite for sushi
He always wears black wristbands and considers it as his lucky charm. His jersey number is 18.His favorite shot is cover drive and flick shot. He is very aggressive in the field which often causes controversy.
Virat Kohli : Career, Achievements and awards
Virat Kohli was interested in cricket from an early age and used to play with his father. By realizing his potential and dedication towards cricket, his father enrolled him in West Delhi Cricket Academy. He trained at the academy under Rajkumar Sharma.
Kohli a.k.a. “Chikoo” participated in many national tournaments by representing Delhi for different age groups. His cricketing ability was becoming better day by day. His consistent performance earned him a place in U/19 Indian cricket team.
Kohli lost his father in 2006; when he was just 18 years. He converted the grief of losing his biggest support into firm determination to make big in the cricket world.
In 2008, he led the Indian team to victory at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup and subsequently earned a place in the senior team. Since 2008, he is representing Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL franchise.
Virat Kohli keeps on giving a consistent performance on numerous occasions which earned him a place in the Test squad. He scored 27 century in ODI and 16 century in Test till now. He has a been able to hold the record for 4 double centuries from Indian cricket team.
Kohli won the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012. He received the Arjuna Award in 2013 and Padma Shri Award in 2017 by the Government of India in recognition of his achievement in cricket. Currently, he is the brand ambassador of Border Security Force.
Virat Kohli is the fastest Indian to complete 1000, 2000, 3000, 4000 and 5000 runs in ODI cricket. He is the fastest cricketer to score 25 ODI tons and reach 7,500 ODI runs and so on. He is a very good batsman who has been well appreciated by fans and critics. With all these accomplishment gives him the nickname “Run Machine”.
Kohli is also showing great potential as a captain. He is the first skipper to register 9 Test wins in a calendar year and 5 successive Test series wins. He is leading Indian team graciously with consistent performance as a batsman.
Net worth and Assets
Virat Kohli has an estimated net worth of $46 million. He is one of the highest paid cricketers and earned around $25 million in the year 2016 alone. He has been the brand ambassador for Adidas, Tissot, MRF and other various utility products which certainly has helped him to accumulate his net worth.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 5, 2017
Kohli is a great lover of cars and has numerous collections of luxury cars at his disposal. He is the prized owner of his dream car, Aston Martin DBS and Audi Q7. He resides in the lavish flat in Worli, Mumbai which is worth around Rs. 34 crores.
Virat Kohli Tattoos
Kohli loves tattoos and has inked numerous time. He has tattoos of different symbols like God’s eye, Japanese Samurai Warrior, Monastery, Lord Shiva and Scorpion.