Category: Cricket

Must Known Facts about Virat Kohli

November 3, 2016

Virat Kohli is the Indian cricketer who rocked the cricket with his stunning performances. He is the right handed batsman and currently leading the team in test matches. He is also the vice-captain in ODI. Joined cricket academy at the age of 9, lost his father in 2006 and went through many ups and downs in early life days. Later on, due to his fame, he got enough or rather handsome amount for himself and his family. Now I will tell you some of the untold facts about Virat.

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  • Virat’s love for cricket and his overwhelming strength was expressed when he underwent the pain of losing dear and near of his life, his DAD, but he did not expressed any loss of affection, rather came to field and played for his team. He scored 90 on that day. His Sacrificial act lead him to be a real hero of cricket history.
  • Most the people have nickname, by which they have been called in their family, or amongst friends in school time or so. Can you guess the nickname of Kohli ?. That’s “Chikku”. All the Indian cricketer friends call him by the name chikku outside the field when they are gossiping.
  • Coming toward the facts outside the cricket stadium, his first crush was Karishma Kapoor.
  • Fourth fact is about his assets. Virat has the net worth of $40 million. This figures are taken from thecelebritynetworth. Also his annual income is estimated to be round about $5million.
  • Kohli is tattoo lover, has sketched many on his body parts.
  • He is the fastest century scorer of Indian history.
  • According to sports pro, Virat is the 13 th most influential sports celebrity for marketing/advertisements compaigns.
  • In 2008, Kohli lead Under 19 team in U19 cup and came back home being victorious.
  • In Emerging Players tournament, Virat played wonderful role in victory of India in entire tournament held in Australia. He scored sum of 398, in just 7 matches.
  • He is third Indian to score double century milestone before turning 22.
  • He is the highest international scorer against team Pakistan, scoring 183.
  • In just ripping age of 23, he was chosen as ICC player of the year 2012.
  • He is the fastest scorer of any time for India for different milestones of runs. E.g he reaches the milestone of 1000 , 3000, 5000, earlier than any other Indian player would’ve achieved.
  • He is the fastest ODI century scorer from Indian side. This achievement was made in 2013, against Australian cricket team. He is the 7th in ICC ranking for scoring fastest century.
  • In 2012, he was named as 12th most handsomely dressed, in ranking where men over all over the world were compared in manner of dressing.
  • He is the fastest cricketer to reach 19 centuries, also the fastest to score 10 and 15 centuries.