Quick Info about Virat Kohli
|Real Name||Virat Kohli|
|Height||5′ 9″ ( 5 feet 9 inches)|
|Salary||7 crore per match|
|Net Worth||900 crores approx.(as in 2020)|
Virat Kohli Biography / wiki
|Full Name||Virat Kohli|
|Nicknames||Run machine, Cheeku|
|Professions||Indian cricket team captain|
|Date of Birth||5 November 1988|
|Birth Place||Delhi, India|
|School (s)||vishal bharti public school,Delhi|
saviour convent senior secondary school, Paschim Vihar, Delhi, India.
|Qualification||12th standard drop out.|
Virat Kohli was born on 5th november 1988, in Delhi, India. he was born to Prem Kohli (father) who was a criminal lawyer and Saroj Kohli (mother) was a house wife, into a punjabi-hindu family. he is younger amongst the three of them. he has an older brother named Vikas Kohli and an older sister Bhavna.
A right handed top order batsmen is presently the indian national cricket team captain, let us find out his journey from a small school boy to one of the best batsmen’s known presently in the world.
it is been stated by their parents that, Virat was very keen/interested in sports, when he was three years old, virat would pick up a bat and start swinging around and ask his late father ‘prem kohli’ to bowl at him so that he could play to it.
kohli was bought up in ‘uttam nagar’ went to pursue his career in schooling in vishal bharti public school, Delhi, India. when he was 9 and half years old by seeing him passion towards cricket ‘prem kohli’s (father of virat)’ neighbours suggested him that ” since he is brilliant talent dont waste his time by playing into his life and letting him play gully cricket only instead join him in a professional club/academy” then the “west delhi cricket academy” was the first academy that intake a nine years old boy.
‘rajkumar sharma’ on virat kohli
the first ever coach virat got was “Rajkumar Sharma”. in his recent interviews coach gave a statement by remembering virat’s olden days in his academy, he said, “He oozed talent. It was so difficult to keep him quiet. virat was a natural in whatever he did and I was most impressed with his attitude. He was ready to bat at any spot, and I had to literally push him home after the training sessions. He just wouldn’t leave.” he stated.
after completing his 8th grade he then decided to move to another school name “saviour convent senior secondary school, Paschim Vihar, Delhi, India”. he the continued by studing in 9th grade. teachers of that school also gave a statement that virat was a “brilliant and talent child and very focused too in studing”.
virat kohli’s early life
the reason he moved on too another school in 9th grade because to focus more on his cricket career.until then kohli’s family lived in “meera bagh”until 2015 till they moved to gurgaon.
At an very early age in year 2006, virat lost his father(until then he was at a bed rest before his last breath for almost one month). his father was a great supporter for him in an recent interview on being asked a question on early life and father’s death he said- “I’ve seen a lot in life. Losing my father at a young age, the family business not doing too well, staying in a rented place. There were tough times for the family… It’s all embedded in my memory.
when asked about his cricket career after his father demise on what had been an affect on his cricket life he had said this- “My father was my biggest support. He was the one who drove me to practice every day. I miss his presence all the time.”
Virat Kohli Physical Appearance
|Height||centimeters – 175 cm|
meters – 1.75 m
feet Inches – 5′ 9”
|Weight||kilograms – 69 kg|
pounds – 152 lbs
|Measurements||Chest – 35 Inches|
Waist – 25 Inches
Biceps – 15 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
some of the greatest person’s has to say something about the indian cricket team captain “virat Kohli” here’s what they to say about him
Naseer hussain– “He is not worried about stats. The only stats he is worried about is the win/loss column. I was speaking to (former India head coach) Duncan Fletcher about him and he said ‘watch out for this lad. He has a real fight and character in him”.
Kris Srikkanth– “I played with Kapil Dev and played under him. I can compare Virat Kohli with Kapil Dev. I see a tremendous amount of self-belief in him”.
VVS Laxman– “The one thing I admire about Virat Kohli is his intensity. One thing I was worried about was whether he will burn out quickly. But not even one session or one over he lets his intensity drop and that is really commendable”.
we got to know that he has a very laud appraise by one of the greatest persons of all times, he is a very smart player whenever he steps onto the field he is all about breaking new records and making them too. the only thing we can conclude that is “Virat Kohli is undoubtedly among the best in the business”.
Virat Kohli Personal Life
|Religion||he is a punjabi-hindu|
|Address||Meera Bagh, Paschim Vihar, Delhi metro green line (used to live earlier) DLF City, Phase -1, Block-C, Gurgaon. 35th floor of the Omkar ‘1973’ in Worli, Mumbai, India.|
|Hobbies||Swimming , reading , sports , watching live matches(football, tennis)|
currenly he lives in 35th floor of the Omkar ‘1973’ in Worli, Mumbai, India.
from various resources we have got to knwo that he currently turned to ‘vegetarian’ since 2019. to maintain his present body for very long time and it doesn’t affect or it doesn’t arise any questions onto my selection in the cricket team.
Virat Kohli Career (domestic and international)
- kohli first played for delhi under-15 team in october 2002 within the 2002-03 polly umrigar trophy. He was the leading run scorer for his team in this tournament with 172 runs at a median of 34.40.
- He became the captain of the team for the 2003–04 Polly Umrigar Trophy and scored 390 runs in 5 innings at a mean of 78 including two centuries and two fifties.
- In late 2004, he was selected within the Delhi Under-17 team for the 2003–04 Vijay Merchant Trophy. He scored 470 runs in four matches at a median of 117.50 with two hundreds and top-score of 251*. Delhi Under-17s won the 2004–05 Vijay Merchant Trophy within which Kohli finished because the highest run-scorer with 757 runs from 7 matches at a mean of 84.11 with two centuries.
- In July 2006, Kohli was selected within the India Under-19 squad on its tour of England. He averaged 105 within the three-match ODI series against England Under-19s and 49 within the three-match Test series. India Under-19 went on to win both the series. At the conclusion of the tour, the India Under-19 coach Lalchand Rajput was impressed with Kohli and said, “Kohli showed strong technical skills against both pace and spin”. In September, the India Under-19 team toured Pakistan. Kohli averaged 58 within the Test series and 41.66 within the ODI series against Pakistan Under-19s.
virat kohli debut in international cricket
- In April 2007, he made his Twenty20 debut and finished because the highest run-getter for his team within the Inter-State T20 Championship with 179 runs at a median of 35.80. In July–August 2007, the India Under-19 team toured country. within the triangular series against country Under-19s and Bangladesh Under-19s, Kohli was the second highest run-getter with 146 runs from 5 matches. within the two-match Test series that followed, he scored 244 runs at a median of 122 including 100 and a fifty.
- Following the Under-19 tourney, Kohli was bought by the Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore for $30,000 on a youth contract. In June 2008, Kohli and his Under-19 teammates Pradeep Sangwan and Tanmay Srivastava were awarded the Border-Gavaskar scholarship. The scholarship allowed the three players to coach for 6 weeks at Cricket Australia’s Centre of Excellence in Brisbane. In July 2008, he was included in India’s 30-man probable squad for the ICC Champions Trophy which was to be held in Pakistan in September 2008. He was also picked within the India Emerging Players squad for the four-team Emerging Players Tournament in Australia. He was in fine form therein tournament and scored 206 runs in six matches at a median of 41.20.
Awards and Honors
- in the year 2011, he had been awarded by CEAT international cricketer of the year, polly umrigar award for the international cricketer of the year.
- in the year 2012, ICC ODI player of the year award, ICC ODI team of the year award, people’s choice awards for the favourite sportsperson award.
- the year 2013, Arjuna Award, CEAT international cricketer of the year.
- in the year 2014, ICC ODI team of the year award, polly umrigar award for the international cricketer of the year.
- in the year 2015, polly umrigar award for the international cricketer of the year.
- the year 2016, ICC ODI team of the year award (as a captain), polly umrigar award for the international cricketer of the year, wisden leading cricketer in the world award.
Virat kohli career after year 2016
- in the year 2017, padma shri award (known to be india’s fourth highest civilian award), sir garfields sobers trophy for the ICC cricketer of the year award, ICC ODI player of the year award, ICC ODI team of the year award (as a captain), ICC test team of the year (as a captain), polly umrigar award for the international cricketer of the year, wisden leading cricketer in the world award, barmy-army: international player of the year, CNN-News 18 indian of the year.
- in the year 2018, Rajiv gandhi khel ratna award, sir garfields sobers trophy for the ICC cricketer of the year award, ICC ODI player of the year award, ICC test player of the year award, ICC ODI team of the year (as a captain), ICC test team of the year (as a captain), wisden leading cricketer in the world award, barmy-army: international player of the year, CEAT international cricketer of the year,
- the year 2019, ICC ODI team of the year (as a captain), ICC test team of the year (as a captain), ICC spirit of the cricket award and a stand named virat kohli on the Arun jaitley stadium on the day of 12th september 2019.
|Parents||Prem kohli (father) |
Saroj kohli (mother)
|Wife / Spouse||Anushka Sharma kohli (bollywood actress)|
|Siblings||Vikas kohli (elder brother) |
Bhavn kohli (elder sister)
Relationships and More
|Affairs / Girlfriends||1. sarah jane dias (actress , rumour) |
2. tammana bhatia (actress , rumour)
3. izabelle leite (brazilian actress, model, rumour)
4. mansha bahl (model, actress)
5. anushka sharma (model, actress, producer)
|Food||sushi, Butter Chicken, salmon, Chaat, Chole Bhature, Biryani|
|Actor||Robert Downey jr, Keanu Reeves, Johnny Depp, chris hemsworth (Hollywood)|
Shahrukh khan, Salman khan, Aamir khan (Bollywood)
|Actress||Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Kareena Kapoor|
|Film||3 idiots, ishq (bollywood)|
iron man series, southpaw (hollywood)
|Book||The Great Gatsby, Autobiography of a yogi by paramahansa yogananda,|
|cricketer’s||Sachin Tendulkar, M.S.Dhoni, Chris Gayle, Herschelle Gibbs, Shane Warne|
|cricket grounds/stadium||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia|
|Restaurant||Nueva and Worldmark 2 Aerocity, Delhi|
|Colour||Red, Black, Blue and yellow|
|Sport||cricket, football, tennis, basketball|
|Sportsmen||Cristiano Ronaldo, Kobe Bryant|
|Cars||Audi, Aston Martin, Land Rover|