Updated: 8 December 2021
Virat Kohli, the current Indian cricket team captain was born on 5th November 1988, in Delhi. He is an Indian superstar international cricketer, who is highly regarded amongst the top batsmen in the present era in India and abroad.
He is widely in the cricketing fraternity for his powerful batting style along with his aggressive captaincy and has single-handedly won a lot of matches for India.
Today (16th Sep 2021) Kohli announced that he will step down as T20I captain after T20 World Cup 2021.
Virat Kohli ICC Rankings – Test – 6 , ODI – 2, T20- 11
VIRAT KOHLI STATS AS A PLAYER AND CAPTAIN:
Virat Kohli Stats As A Player:
Man of the match: Test – 9, ODI – 36, World Cup – 2, T20I – 12, Indian Premier League – 13, Champions League – 3,
Man of the series: 10.
Virat Kohli started his cricketing journey in the year 2002. He was part of the Delhi Under-15 team and became the leading run-getter in the 2002–03 Polly Umrigar Trophy tournament. Later on, He was selected for the Delhi Under-17 team for the 2003–04 famous Vijay Merchant Trophy.
He scored the highest 470 runs in 4 matches at an average of 117.50 with 2 centuries.
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Kohli’s consistent performances over the initial years earned him a place in the India Under-19 squad on the tour of England in 2006. He averaged a remarkable 105 in the 3 match ODI series which the India Under-19 squad won.
He also performed remarkably well against Pakistan’s U-19 cricket team later that year. In the year 2008, he led the Indian cricket team to victory at the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup which was held in Malaysia.
Following this success, he was bought by the Indian Premier League franchise, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the inaugural season of IPL 2008.
Virat Kohli Stats As Captain In Test:
Virat Kohli Stats As Captain In ODI:
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Virat Kohli Stats As Captain In T20I
Virat Kohli Stats As Captain In IPL
On 26th Sep 2021, Kohli becomes the first Indian to complete 10,000 runs in the T20 format.
Virat Kohli currently is the most successful captain for India in all forms of cricket if we compare his winning percentage. Virat is known for his aggression which he shows inside the cricket field. He brings a lot of positivity to the team as a captain.
Virat’s bold captaincy has brought in a lot of aggressive mindset in the players. Under his leadership team, India has won 2 back-to-back series in Australia. His captaincy has been good in IPL also, but he has failed to carry forward his IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore to the trophy.