Virat Kohli age, height, career, batting, records

Virat Kohli is an Indian Cricket player born on Nov 09, 1988 in Delhi, age 28 years and height 5 ft 9 inches. Presently he is the skipper of the Indian team and stands at the first position in ICC ODI ranking. He is a right-hand batsman and right arm medium bowler (In few innings he also bowled). As you can see the worlds number one batsmen is an Indian cricketer Virat Kohli. Great batsmen who can easily defend the top bowlers of the world with his bat. He secured 862 ratings with which he stands at the first position. Indian Cricketer and captain of Indian men’s team played his first debut test match against West Indies on 20 June 2011 and played last test match against Australia on 20 March 2017. His first debut in ODI(One Day International) match played against Sri Lanka on 18 August 2008 and played last ODI against West Indies on 30 June 2017. Twenty20 debut match against Zimbabwe on 12 June 2010 and last match played against England 1 February 2017. His jersey number is 18.

Career as a batsmen

Format Matches Innings Runs Avg 6s SR 100s 50s HS
Test 57 97 4497 49.4 12 55.81 16 14 235
ODI 188 180 8146 53.95 90 91 27 43 183
T20 48 44 1710 53.44 33 134.8 0 16 90

He becomes the ICC ODI player in 2012 and Board of Cricket Council India’s International cricketer of the year for the year 2011-2012 and 2014-2015 season. He got his first man of the match in test cricket against New Zealand which was played between 31 August to 4 September 2012 in which he scored 103 runs in first innings and 51 runs in second innings, and this continued next against South Africa, England and so. In ODI he got the first man of the match against West Indies in which he scored 79* from 104 balls, as a result, India won the match and in twenty20 against Afghanistan, he got the first man of the match. In the majority of the matches against West Indies, Kohli gave his best and hold the record of playing best against West Indies by Indian Cricket.

Overall Twenty20 Career

Matches Runs Avg HS 50s 100s
T20 48 1790 53.40 90* 16 0
IPL 137 4056 38.26 113 25 0
CLT20 15 424 38.54 84* 2 0

Overall he played around 200 T20 matches holds a very good average T20(53.40). Overall he scored 43 half centuries in his T20 career and his highest score in T20 is 90 not out.

Other Interests

Virat Kohli is the co-owner of Indian super league club FC Goa and in September 2015 he became a co-owner of the International Premier Tennis League franchise UAE Royals, and late December in the same year, became the co-owner of JSW owned Bangalore franchise in Pro Wrestling League. Football is the second favorite sport of Kohli.

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