Indian cricketer Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 & he is the previous captain of the Indian National Cricket team. Kohli is considered one of the best current batsman in the cricket world. As far as domestic cricket is concerned, he plays for the Indian city of Delhi. In the Indian Premier League, Virat has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore since 2013 as the caption of the franchise. He belongs to a Hindu Punjabi family.
According to his family, Kohli has been passionate about cricket since childhood. In October 2002, he played for the Delhi under 15 teams for Polly Umrigar Trophy & scored the highest 172 in the tournament. West Delhi Cricket Academy was formed in 1998 & at that time, Kohli was only nine years old and a member of its first take. His father took him to the cricket academy for professional training as he was so eager for cricket from a very young age. His father wanted him to join a professional club as everyone around his family noticed his efficiency in cricket.
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Later, he became the captain of Delhi from 2003-2004 & scored 390 runs in five innings. In 2003-2004 Virat was selected for the under 17 team to play for the Vijay Merchant Trophy in Delhi. In 2004-2005 Vijay Merchant Trophy was won by Delhi & the highest scorer was Virat. He made his debut under 19 in July 2006. So, he gained success at a very early age, and there is numerous victorious history of Virat Kohli no doubt he is the pride of the Indian Cricket team.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017:
For the first time in 2017, Kohli got a chance to become the caption of the team in the ICC champions trophy. The semi-final was against Pakistan, where Kohli proved himself the world’s fastest batsman. He scored 96 runs to complete 8000 runs in 175 innings in the ODI. India reached the finale in his captaincy, but Pakistan won the tournament.
Indian Team Captain:
In 2019 he was the team captain in the Cricket World Cup. In this tournament, Kohli proved to be the world’s fastest batsman in the matches against Pakistan and the West indies.
Virat Kohli has excellent technical skills and is one of the best players in the cricket world. According to Zerocric, his contributions to cricket are highly remarkable.