Virat Kohli Biography

Virat Kohli BiographyCheeku Aka Virat Kohli well recognized as an Indian International cricketer. Daring, tough and fiercely talented, Virat Kohli has appeared as one of the pack-leading faces of Indian cricket’s current generation. Let’s explore more about Virat Kohli Biography. He’s who considered as a middle-order right hand batsman and a right arm medium pace bowler.

Yes!! Virat represents Delhi in first-class cricket and is the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the Indian Premier League. He was the captain of the champion Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia. He was the part of the Indian team which won the “2011 World Cup”.

Overview on Virat Kohli:

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Interesting form Virat Kohli Biography is that he represents Delhi in first-class cricket and plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He also played for the West Delhi Cricket Academy. Kohli has made his One Day International (ODI) debut in the year 2008 and was part of the Indian team which won the 2011 World Cup. Despite being a regular in the ODI side, he had to wait until 2011 before playing his first test.

Virat Kohli Biography

BIO
Real NameVirat Kohli
NicknameCheeku
ProfessionInternational Cricketer (Plays for India)

Career

Virat Kohli first came into the spotlight when he played for Delhi in a Ranji Trophy match against Karnataka on the day of his father’s death. Choosing to stay and bat, he went on to score 90 runs.

He was the captain of the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia. Batting at number 4, he scored 235 runs in 6 matches at an average of 47, including a century against the West Indies U-19s.

Virat emerged as the leading run scorer of the tournament, aggregating 398 runs from seven matches as well as counting two centuries and two fifties. He has made his One Day International (ODI) debut in the year 2008.

He has won “ICC ODI Player of the Year” Award in the year 2012. He has rated 13th by the SportsPro as the most “Marketable Athlete in the World”. He also endorses brands including Arvind’s Flying Machine, Titan Fastrack, PepsiCo, Fair & Lovely, Celkon Mobiles, Nike and many more.

Virat Kohli Biography; PHYSICAL STATS & MORE
Height in cm175 cm
Height in meters1.75 m
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
Height in Feet Inches5 Feet 9 Inches (5′ 9″)
Weight in Kg67 Kgs
Weight in Pounds147 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
TattoosA carved dragon tattoo on his right hand & a Samurai Warrior tattoo on his left biceps.
Note;  Tattoo on his right hand
(According to him, this tattoo helps him scoring runs). A Samurai Warrior tattoo
on his left biceps “Sexyimo” on right arm.

 

Virat Kohli Biography; PHYSICAL STATS & MORE
Height in cm175 cm
Height in meters1.75 m
Height in Feet Inches5 Feet 9 Inches (5′ 9″)
Weight in Kg67 Kgs
Weight in Pounds147 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
TattoosA carved dragon tattoo on his right hand, he has some superstitious reasons for this tattoo (this tattoo helps him scoring runs).
He has inked a Samurai Warrior tattoo on his left biceps “Sexyimo” written inside up on the right arm.

 

Virat was born 5 November in the year 1988 in Delhi, now well known as an Indian international cricketer. He is a middle order batsman, who can also open the batting. He can also bowl right arm medium pace. Kohli was the captain of the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia.

Virat Kohli Biography; CRICKET VIEW
International DebutODI- 18 August 2008 against Sri Lanka
Test- 20 June 2011 against West Indies
Jersey Number18 (Delhi Cricket Team)
18 (IPL, RCB Team)
18 (Indian Team)
Domestic/State TeamDelhi
IPL TeamRoyal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Nature on fieldVery aggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan, Australia
Favorite shotsinside-out shot, cover drive, swat-flick
Records (main ones)1. 3rd Indian to make 2 ODI hundreds at the age of 22. (after Sachin Tendulkar & Suresh Raina)
2. Fastest Indian to complete 1000, 3000, 4000 & 5000 runs in ODI cricket.
3. Fastest century by an Indian (of 52 balls against Australia at Jaipur, India in 2013).
Career Turning PointWhen he was selected after Delhi Under-15 trial match, He scored 71* in that match.
Controversies1. Verbal spat with Gautam Gambhir in IPL 2013
2. Showed middle finger to SCG crowd in Sydney
3. Abused CSK fans in IPL 2013

 

Family Section from Virat Kohli Biography; Prem Kohli Virat’s father by profession was a criminal lawyer and cheeku from childhood played ‘gully cricket’ so well that when he was at nine his neighbours were amazed by the little man’s talent and would often suggest his father to get him coached proficiently. And so, he got into the West Delhi Cricket Academy, from where he was chosen into the Under-15 cricket team.

Girlfriend/Marriage

Personal life’s section form Virat Kohli Biography; Virat presently dating Ms. Anushka Sharma, our classic and stunning Bollywood actress and the relationship has attracted a lot of media attention. As, this couple has been covered in media at several times in public. Recently, Anushka was spotted in stadium during first match of Royal Challengers Bangalore and later was seen with Captain Virat Kohli in cricket team bus.

Family/Personal Life

Virat Kohli was born into a Punjabi family to Prem Kohli and Saroj Kohli. His father worked as a criminal lawyer and mother is a house wife. He has an elder brother, Vikash and an elder sister, Bhavna. Kohli is specifically from clans of the Katri sub-caste. His father was died on December 19th, 2006 due to brain stroke which numbed everyone and changed Virat completely and made him very conscious for his career.

Virat Kohli Biography Quick Look;
FamilyFather- Late Shri Prem Kohli (criminal lawyer)
Mother- Saroj Kohli (Housewife)
Sister- Bhavna Kholi (Elder)
Brother- Vikas Kohli (Elder)
Coach/MentorRaj Kumar Sharma
ReligionHindu
AddressNot Known
LikesLikes- watching Roger Federer playing,
he likes Soccer and Tennis beside Cricket,
Loves to drive, crazy for sushi (food),
meeting old friends
DislikesToo many guest at home, sitting idle for long time

Virat Kohli Biography Quick Look;

World Cup 2015

The 2015 Cricket World Cup was the 11th Cricket World Cup, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March 2015. The tournament that is featured 14 teams, the same number as the 2011 World Cup, giving associate and affiliate member nations a chance to participate. Virat has played a very prominant role in making India as one of the stongest team in the World Cup.

GIRLS, FAMILY & MORE
Marital StatusUnmarried
First CrushKarisma Kapoor
Affairs/GirlfriendsSarah-Jane Dias (Indian actress),
Sanjana (Indian model & actress),
Tamanna Bhatia (indian actress),
Izabelle Leite (Brazilian model),
(Present) Anushka Sharma (Indian actress)
Girlfriend (at present)Anushka Sharma
virat kohli and anushka sharma

 

SOME UNKNOWN FACTS FROM VIRAT KOHLI BIOGRAPHY

  • Does Virat Kohli smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Virat Kohli drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Virat’s nickname “Cheeku” was given by his Delhi State coach Ajit Chaudhary in his childhood days.
  • He Idolizes Sachin Tendulkar.
  • He never had any backup-plan for his future; he always wanted to be a cricketer.
  • He loves cars, getting inked. He has got 4 tattoos on his body.
  • He always wears black wristbands for superstitious reasons.
  • His father died in 2006. He was playing his debut Ranji match at that time, he didn’t back off, held himself and batted.

Virat Kohli Biography; He is a very aggressive as well as emotional person, he cries when he gets upset. He was seen crying on the field when India did not qualify for the semi-finals in the year 2012’s T20 World cup. At the age of 23, he was named “ICC cricketer of the year”.

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