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Virat Kohli Biography and 4 Biggest Controversies

Virat Kohli is an Indian cricket team captain. He is a right-handed top-order batsman, he is one of the best batsmen in the world. He plays in IPL for the team RCB (Royal Challengers Bangalore), Virat has been the IPL team’s captain since 2013. 

What’s in it for you?

  1. The life story Virat Kohli
  2. Physical stats
  3. cricket 
  4. Records
  5. Personal information
  6. Family & Relationships
  7. Car collection
  8. Biggest Controversies
  9. Conclusion 
  10. Frequently asked question

Life story of Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli biography

Virat was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi. His family was Punjabi his father’s name is prem Kohli he is a lawyer his mother’s name is Saroj. He has two siblings one elder brother and one sister.

His mother said when Virat was just 3 years old he always wants to play cricket with his father. Because Virat Kohli is very good at cricket his Neighbors and friends always told him don’t waste your time playing cricket on the road you need to join any good cricket Academy.

Due to repeated calls from neighbors and his friends Virat’s father got Kohli to join the Delhi Cricket Academy. When he is just 9 years old he gets training from raj Kumar Sharma. He also very good in his study according to his teacher he is a very bright and brilliant child.

Virat Kohli in blue t-shirt

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Early cricket journey

He start his career from October 2002 when he was selected for under 15 cricket team. This is the first time when he was playing professional cricket for Umrigar trophy in the year 2004

He was selected for the under 17 Delhi cricket team. He plays in Vijay marched trophy this is a four-match series in this series  Virat made 450 plus runs. On 18 December 2006, his father was expired from brain stroke. This accident very big effect on his life.

In July 2006 he selected in under 19 Indian cricket team and his first international tour in England in his tour Kohli made 105 runs in 3 matches. In march 2008 he selected for under 19 world cup team captain. Virat had to do the captaincy in the under-19 World Cup in Malaysia and Virat Kohli performed very well in this world cup.

In 2009 Virat selected for Sri Lanka tour. This time he gets a chance to play in India cricket team. When team India openers Sehwag or Sachin Tendulkar was out then Virat Kohli gets a chance to bat. On this match, Virat Kohli makes his first one-day fifty. India won his series nowadays Virat Kohli is an Indian team captain in all three formats.

Basic information

Full NameVirat Kohli 
NicknameChikoo, Run Machine
ProfessionCricketer (Batsman)

Physical stats

virat kholi shirt less
Height5 feet 9 inches (176 cm)
Weight72 kg
Chest42 inches 
Waist32 inches 
Biceps14 inches
Abs8 pack abs
Eye colordark brown
Hair colorblack

Cricket

International Debut

ODI  2008 against Sri Lanka at Dambulla
T20 2010 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Test2011 against the West Indies
Jersey Number#18 (India)
#18 IPL (RCB)
Coach   Raj Kumar Sharma
Favourite ShotCover Drive, Flick Shot

Records

virat kholi hoaliding bat
  • In 2011 First Indian to score a century on World Cup debut.
  • Virat is the Third Indian to make 2 ODI (One Day  International)  hundreds by the age of 22
  • Fastest Indian batsman to complete 1000, 3000, 4000, and 5000 runs in ODI (One Day  International) cricket.
  • In 2013 Fastest century by an Indian (of 52 balls).
  • Fastest to score 25 ODI (One Day International) tons.
  • Fastest to reach 7,500 ODI (One Day International) runs.
  • The third player to score 3 double hundreds in a year.
  • Four double hundreds (200) with the like of Don Bradman, Graeme Smith, Michael Clarke.
  • He is the first Indian skipper to register 9 Test wins in a year.
  • Kohli is the first Indian skipper to register 5 successive Test series wins.
  • In 2011 First Indian to aggregate over 1000 Test runs in a year.
  • The highest score of 235 in Test matches is the highest score by an Indian captain in Tests.
  • He is the  First Indian Test skipper to score a double century in an overseas Test.
  • Virat Kohli makes Most runs in IPL in a single season.
  • Virat Kohli makes Most hundreds in IPL in a year.
  • The fastest to 10,000 ODI (One Day International) runs and reached the mark in 205 innings.
  • Virat is The first Indian to score 3 consecutive centuries in ODI (One Day International) cricket.
  • Virat is The fastest player to 19,000 runs in international cricket.
  • The highest run-scorer by any Indian Captain. He achieved the feat on 19 January 2020. 

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Personal information

Date of Birth5 November 1988
Age32 Years  (as in 2020)
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signScorpio
ReligionHinduism
CasteKhatri
Address DLF City Phase-1, Block-C, Gurugram
Nationality Indian
HometownDelhi, India
HobbiesWorkout, traveling, singing, dancing

Educational Qualification

Educational Qualification12th standard
SchoolVishal Bharti Public School, Delhi, IndiaSaviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi
College  N/A

Family & Relationships

 kholi's family
Father     Late Prem Kohli
Mother  Saroj Kohli
Sister        Bhawna Kohli
Brother  Vikas Kohli
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date  11 December 2017
Wife    Anushka Sharma (Actress)
children NA

Cars Collection

virat kholi with audi car
  • Audi R8 V10
  • Audi Q7
  • Toyota Fortuner
  • Audi R8 LMX
  • Audi A8L W12 Quattro

Money Factor

IPL Rs. 17 crore
IncomeRs. 228.09 crore/annum
Net WorthRs. 400 Crore

Biggest Controversies

BCCI broke rules

virat kholi with Anushka Sharma

In 2015 when Virat was the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, he was seen talking to his girlfriend Anushka Sharma in the box during the match against Delhi Daredevils in the IPL This was in violation of BCCI rules and he was found guilty. This controversy also became media headlines. However, he was released only by the warning.

Outrageous speech with journalists

kholi speach

In the year 2015, when the Indian team was practicing in Perth, then Virat raised controversy by calling the Journalist of Hindustan Times bad. Actually, that journalist had written something about Anushka Sharma, for which Virat was angry. Kohli not only shouted at that journalist but also uttered abuses. 

That the journalist did not write anything about Anushka Sharma. Rather Kohli had a misunderstanding. The BCCI, which initially supported Virat, finally gave a warning to Kohli. While he apologized to the journalist for his bad behavior.

Mess with smith

kholi in playing test meatch

The Australian team came on a tour of India and during this time the dispute with Smith took a big toll. Actually, the matter started when Australian team captain Steve Smith appealed to LBW in the Bengaluru Test. After this, he pointed to the Australian dressing room and asked for help whether he should take a review or not.

Kohli was enraged at this act of Smith and then it became a big controversy. However, according to ICC rules, no captain can seek help from outside while taking a decision on review.

Controversy with Anil Kumble

kholi with anil kumle

Virat tension with former India captain Anil Kumble also took the form of controversy. Kohli and other cricketers did not like Kumble’s discipline, which did not give him freedom in the dressing room. When it came time to give Kumble as coach and time, Virat did not give his consent. 

Eventually, Ravi Shastri got the coach position. While under Kumble, the Indian team had a lot of success, especially in the Test. After resigning from the coach’s post, Kumble himself said that ‘there was a lot of talk between him and the captain’, so it was better for him to go away on his own.

Conclusion

Virat Kohli is the captain of Indian cricket team who is full of energy. He is extremely motivated towards his goals. He is the fittest cricket player among all cricketers. So, he is also an example for people who are chasing their goals and they face barriers of wealth or health, Virat Kohli is an example for all of them to learn how to achieve their goals with firm determination.

Frequently asked question

Is Virat Kohli left nonveg?

yes, he left nonveg now Kohli has now even given up on eggs and dairy products.

when Virat started playing cricket?

He starts stat playing cricket when he was in school he does his international debut on (18 August 2008) 

when Virat Kohli became captain?

In 2017 became an Indian team captain.

can Virat Kohli bowl?

yes, he does (Right-arm medium).

Virat is Punjabi or not?

No Virat is not Punjabi.

Does Virat Kohli smoke?

No Virat doesn’t smoke.

Does Virat Kohli drink alcohol?

yes he drink alcohol.

How many tattoos in Virat’s body?

9 tattoos on his body.

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