Virat Kohli Biography

Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi in a Punjabi family. Her father Prem Kohli is a criminal lawyer and mother Saroj Kohli is a housewife. She also has an elder brother Vikash and an elder sister Bhavna. According to his family, when Kohli was 3 years old, he took a cricket bat in his hand, and asked his father to bowl.

Kohli grew up in Uttam Nagar and attended Vishal Bharti Public School. In 1998, West Delhi Cricket Academy was formed and Kohli joined it at the age of 9. Kohli’s father only included Kohli in the academy when his neighbor told him, “Virat should not waste time in gully cricket but he should learn cricket professionally in an academy. Rajeevkumar Sharma’s Hato Kohli took training and also played matches at Sumit Dogra Academy. In 9th grade he was put in Savior convent to help him in cricket training. Kohli was good at studies as well as sports, his teachers describe him as, “a promising and intelligent child. 

By the end of 2004, he was made a member of the Under 17 Delhi Cricket Team when he was to play for the Vijay Merchant Trophy. In this four-match series, he scored more than 450 runs and he scored 251 not out in one match. In the next year’s Vijay Merchant Trophy, he came into the limelight. This time he made the record of scoring the most runs by scoring 757 runs in 7 matches. In this tournament, Virat Kohli had scored runs at an average of 84.11, out of which 2 centuries were also included.

In July 2006, Virat Kohli Virat Kohli was selected in India’s Under-19 Cricket Players and his first overseas tour was England. In this England tour, he scored 105 runs in three ODIs. In this tour, he scored runs in three Test matches at an average of 49 runs. India returned that year after winning both the series. Later in the same year, Virat had a great performance against Pakistan in Under-19 Cricket. After this, seeing his talent, Virat was kept as a permanent player in Under-19 Cricket.

His father died on 18 December 2006 after a long rest due to a brain stroke. Recalling his early life, Kohli tells in an interview, “I saw a lot in my life. I lost my father when I was young, due to which the family business was also shaken, due to which I also had to live in a rented room.

He is a middle order batsman and also a right arm medium pace bowler. He represents Delhi in first-class cricket and is the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He has also played for West Delhi Cricket Academy. He holds the record for the fastest century by an Indian batsman. Kohli made his One Day International (ODI) debut in 2008 and was part of the Indian team that won the 2011 World Cup. Despite being a regular in the ODI team, Kohli played his first Test in 2011 against the West Indies at Kingston. Kohli was the recipient of the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012. In November 2013, he topped the ODI batsman for the first time.

Career start

Kohli came into limelight when he was playing for Delhi in a Ranji Trophy match against Karnataka on the day of his father’s death. Kohli was the captain of the Indian team that won the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia. Batting at number 4, he scored 235 runs in 6 matches at an average of 47, including a century against West Indies. He was praised for making several tactical bowling changes during the tournament. He takes his every match seriously. Kohli was instrumental in India’s victory in the 2009 Emerging Players Tournament in Australia. In the final against South Africa, Kohli scored a century and India won by 17 runs.

When Dhoni retired from Test Matches in 2014 Then Virat was given the captaincy of the Test Team .

He also made the record for the fastest 5000 runs in one day cricket .

Virat Kohl is the first such batsman . Who achieved 1000 or more runs in one day matches in 4 years . And in the year 2015 , he became the fastest batsman in the world by scoring 1000 runs in 20-20 matches . Virat Kohli won many awards , Was adjudged ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 .

Virat ‘s father died on 18 December 2006 due to brain stroke .  After the death of his father , he had to face many difficulties . Virat Kohli told in an interview that after losing his father in his youth , his family business was not going well . Because of which they had to live in a rented house . When in 2006 , Virat played for the Ranji Trophy against Karnataka were . Then he came to know of his father ‘s death . But Virat first completed his match then he went to his home in Delhi .


In 2011, during his very first tour of Australia, Virat Kohli showed his middle finger indecently towards the audience while fielding at the boundary at Sydney Ground. It was widely criticized in the media. , During the year 2013 IPL-6, Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli got into an altercation in the Royal Challenger Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders match. After some time after Virat got out by Rajat Bhatia, Virat became even more agitated, instead of backing down, he started commenting on Rajat Bhatia. Due to which both of them started abusing each other.

,Before the 2015 World Cup, the BCCI had banned Indian players from taking their wives and girlfriends along during the World Cup. According to sources, the hotel where Kohli was staying after this ban, his girlfriend Anushka Sharma was also staying in the same hotel. Which kept him in the limelight.
, In 2016, he was in controversy after Virat Kohli made derogatory remarks on a journalist after the T20 World Cup practice session. Because that journalist wrote an article on actress Anushka Sharma in an English newspaper. When Kohli came to know that the journalist was innocent, he apologized for his act.
, In June 2016, Anil Kumble was named as the coach of the Indian cricket team, but in early 2017 according to several sources, deep differences were found in the relationship between Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli. After that for the Champions Trophy 2017, BCCI published an advertisement for the post of men’s Indian cricket team coach, which made Anil very sad and he decided to terminate his coaching job on 21 June 2017. As a result, he resigned as the coach of the Indian cricket team.

IPL Career

Virat Kohli Was A New Young Player In 2008 . Due To Which The Indian Premier League Franchise Was Included In The Team Of Royal Challengers Bangalore . As Soon As The IPL Started In 2008, Kohli Was Included In The Royal Challengers Bangalore Team Every Year After Seeing Virat ‘S Great Performance . This Shows That It Will Be Very Difficult To Send Royal Challengers Bangalore Team Virat Kohli To Any Other Team.

Virat Kohli , Who Joined The Royal Challengers Bangalore Team In 2008, Is Still Playing An Important Role For This Team. Due To His Good Performance, He Was Declared The Captain Of RCB In 2013 And Has Been Captaining For RCB Since Then . Did. Which No One Has Done So Far. Virat Kohli Is Not Simply Called King Kohli Because His Name Has Scored The Most Runs In The IPL, Which Is Currently Ranked As The Number One Batsman. That’s Why Virat Kohli Is Considered The Best Batsman In The World Due To His Fast Batting.