Virat Kohli - A legend in the making

Virat Kohli is more than a modern-day poster boy of cricket, not only is he a favourite with the most popular brands but has also shown his brilliance on the field. Virat Kohli at age 31, has managed to fascinate fans with masterful knocks every time he steps on the field. This has been the case since his early days in U-19 cricket. Being an integral part of the Indian U-19 team, he made it to the headlines after the team won the World Cup in Kuala Lumpur. This was followed by a string of impressive innings at other events, which later earned him a spot in the senior team and thus began a new era of cricket. Though, Virat Kohli’s cricket career of the early days was eclipsed by more revered players, he bounced back after 2011 with a fresh resolve.

Grabbing every opportunity that came his way, the Virat Kohli runs tally soon started building up. Finishing as highest run-scorer for India for three consecutive years between 2010 to 2012, the ICC ODI Cricketer of the year award was his to score. So, let us take a look at the incredible list of Virat Kohli records to see what makes him the ultimate powerhouse of cricket.

Virat Kohli Personal Details:

Name Virat Kohli
Date of Birth 05 November 1988
Birthplace Delhi
Height 5 ft 9 Inches
Playing Role Right Handed Batsman
Spouse Anushka Sharma
ICC Rankings
Test 2
T20 15

Virat Kohli - Records, key statistics and achievements:

Virat Kohli’s cricket career has always thrown him the biggest challenges. From breaking into the scene in an era of sports legends to taking the reins of the team from MS Dhoni, the most successful captain of the Indian national cricket team, he has done it all. In the process, Virat has proved his mettle time and again to emerge as the most able leader for the team.

Virat Kohli Career Stats

Format Matches Ininings Runs Highest score Avg Strike Rate 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 84 141 7202 254 54.98 57.81 27 7 22 805 22
ODI 243 234 11625 183 59.62 93.31 43 0 55 1095 121
T20I 77 72 2689 94 52.73 138.54 0 0 24 250 74
IPL 177 169 5412 113 37.85 131.61 5 0 36 480 190

International Cricket:

Here is a quick glimpse into some of his biggest achievements during his international cricket career.

League Cricket:

An integral part of RCB, Virat has proven himself to be a powerhouse performer in Indian premier league. Here are some of his biggest achievements over the course of his IPL career.

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