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Virat Kohli

Batter

Did you know?

Has been named one of GQ magazine’s best dressed international men.

RUNS
4497
AVERAGE
49.42

Virat Kohli

Batter

Did you know?

Has been named one of GQ magazine’s best dressed international men.

RUNS
8132
AVERAGE
54.58

Virat Kohli

Batter

Did you know?

Has been named one of GQ magazine’s best dressed international men.

RUNS
1709
AVERAGE
53.41

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

AGE
28
HEIGHT
175CM
BORN

Delhi

COUNTRY

India

India
LOCAL CLUB

Delhi

Bio

Heir apparent to captain MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli’s aggressive and consistent batting has seen him remain close to the top of the one-day international batting rankings since early 2010.

Kohli always dreamed of representing his country in cricket and had his first opportunity as a teenager when he played for the India under-19 team in 2006, guiding the same team to a World Cup win in 2008.

His senior international career took off soon after when Kohli made his one-day international debut against Sri Lanka in August 2008.

The 26-year-old now has more than 20 one-day hundreds and more than 30 fifties to his name. His high-score of 183 came against Pakistan in 2012 and had scored three centuries for 2014 by the start of November.

He played a crucial role when India toppled Sri Lanka in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 final, arriving at the crease when India was 2-31 and steadying the ship with a calm 35.

Kohli was handed the one-day captaincy for India’s series against Sri Lanka in November 2014 when MS Dhoni was rested.

MATCHES
57
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
268
BEST BATTING
235
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
2.8
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
4497
INNINGS
97
NOT OUTS
6
AVERAGE
49.42
100s
16
50s
14
MATCHES
186
DEBUT
2008
CAP NO
175
BEST BATTING
183
BEST BOWLING
1-15
Bowling
WICKETS
4
AVERAGE
163.3
ECONOMY
6.23
S/R
157.3
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
8132
INNINGS
178
NOT OUTS
29
AVERAGE
54.58
100s
27
50s
43
MATCHES
48
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
90
BEST BOWLING
1-13
Bowling
WICKETS
4
AVERAGE
49.5
ECONOMY
8.14
S/R
36.5
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1709
INNINGS
44
NOT OUTS
12
AVERAGE
53.41
100s
0
50s
16

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