Did you know this 7 interesting facts about Virat Kohli?
Who is Virat Kohli?
Virat Kohli is a world-famous Indian cricketer. He is known for his aggressive captaincy and impressive batting skills.
Kohli was born in 5th November 1988 in Dehli. His father is Prem Kohli & his mother is Saroj Kohli. He also has an older sister Bhabna Kohli & older brother Vikas Kohli.
Virat is a devoted family man. He is married to actress Anushka Sharma. They have a daughter named Vamika. On social media, the couple frequently posts pictures and videos of their personal lives. Kohli also actively supports a variety of charitable causes.
DATE OF BIRTH
5th NOVEMBER 1988
Information about Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is widely regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of all time. His aggressive style of play,leadership abilities, and consistent performance have made him a fan favourite.
He is one of the most respected players in the game.
Here are seven intersting facts about his cricket career that you should know:
1. Most T20I runs in career
Virat Kohli is the only player to have scored 4,000 or more runs in T20Is. He achieved this milestone in 2022.
So far, he has played 115 T20I matches and scored a total of 4008 runs at an average of 52.73.
2. Most Hundreds in career
So far, Virat Kohli scored a total of 74 International hundreds.
He ranked second in this list behind Sachin Tendulkar.
3. Fastest 12000 runs in career
In 2nd December 2020, in a ODI match against Australia in Canberra Kohli scored 63 runs.
By scoring this nice half century he became the fastest player to reach 12,000 ODI runs after playing 242 innings breaking the previous record held by Sachin Tendulkar.
Kohli also holds the records of fastest 8,000, 9,000, 10,000 & 11,000 career runs respectively.
4. Most Hundreds in a calender year
In 2018 calender year Kohli scored 11 hundreds in 37 matches.
So far, he is in the second position in this list.
5. Most Hundreds in ODI cricket during chasing
So far, Virat Kohli scored 26 hundreds while chasing a target.
It is an incredible record. Sachin Tendulkar’s 14 hundreds was the previous best.
6. Most Double Centuries as Captain
In Test matches Viral Kohli has scored seven double centuries so far, each as captain.
It is the most number of double centuries scored by any test captain untill now.
7. Most runs in a single IPL season
In 2016 IPL, Virat Kohli has scored 973 runs in 16 matches at an average of 81.08 with four centuries .
It is the maximum number of runs scored by any batter in any IPL season. So far, no one has been able to surpass this record .
In conclusion it can be said that, Virat Kohli is one of the greatest cricketers of all time. These seven interesting facts about him are just a few of the many accomplishments he has made in his career.