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VIRAT
Kohli

18
Role :

Batter

Batting Style :

Right-hand Bat

Bowling Style :

Right-arm Medium

DOB :

Nov 05, 1988

Virat Kohli had a dream. A dream like every other young kid in India to represent the country in the gentleman’s game. It is this vigor and fervor for the game of cricket that has helped this extremely talented young boy from Delhi to scale great heights at a very young age. He was barely in his teens when he led the India Under-19 team to a World Cup victory in Kuala Lumpur in 2008 which was a pointer of bigger and better things to come in the future. After that famous victory, it was not long before he made his entry into the senior team and Kohli was soon brushing shoulders with the best in the business and his cricketing idol Sachin Tendulkar. The stylish right-handed batsman banked on the opportunities at disposal and displayed a tremendous sense of maturity as if to show he belonged. He was termed brash and aggressive for being expressive on and off the field, but Kohli imbibed all of those qualities in his gameplay only to become better with each passing game. He began chasing totals for India with ridiculous ease and India had found a stable batsman in the middle order for the long run. Such is his batting prowess and cricketing mind that Ray Jennings(his coach with Royal Challengers Bangalore) touted him to be the leader of future India. Kohli made his mark in the shorter formats of the game but got a chance to don the whites in 2011. He registered his maiden Test century against Australia in Adelaide in January 2012 and followed it up with impressive centuries in India and abroad - namely South Africa and New Zealand.

Career Statistics

Batting & Fielding

Mat Inn No Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s CT ST

Test

102 173 10 8074 254* 49.53 14499 55.69 27 28 910 24 102 0

ODI

264 255 39 12358 183 57.21 13317 92.80 43 64 1161 125 139 0

T20I

115 107 31 4008 122* 52.74 2905 137.97 1 37 356 117 50 0

Bowling Stats

Mat Inn Balls Runs WKTS BBM Ave Econ SR 4W 5W

Test

102 11 175 84 0 - - 2.88 - 0 0

ODI

264 48 641 665 4 1/15 166.25 6.22 160.25 0 0

T20I

115 13 152 204 4 1/13 51.00 8.05 38.00 0 0