Virat Kohli
Full name: Virat Kohli
Date of birth: 5 November 1988 (Age 29)
Batting style: Right-handed; bowling style: Right-arm medium
Playing role: Top-order batsman
Teams: India, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi
ODI debut: August 18, 2008, against Sri Lanka, in Dambulla
Test debut: June 20, 2011, against West Indies, in Jamaica
T20 debut: June 12, 2010, against Zimbabwe, in Harare
ICC ranking: 2nd in ICC Test ranking, 1st in ICC ODI ranking, 3rd in ICC T20 ranking

Mat/inns Runs HS Avg/SR 100s/50s
Tests  66/112 5554 243 53.40/58.26 21/16
ODIs  208/200 9588 183 58.10/92.14 35/46
T20Is 57/53 1983 90* 50.84/137.32 0/18
FC 98/160 7803 243 53.81/58.07 28/24
List A 242/233 11030 183 56.56/92.37 39/54
T20s 236/223 7444 113 41.12/133.40 4/55

Glossary: Avg-Average, HS-Highest score, SR-Strike rate, Mat-Matches, Inns-Innings, FC-First-class
Net worth: US$22m (as on January 17, 2018)
Salary: Rs 7 crores (Grade A+), apart from match fees and IPL money
Brands endorsed by Virat Kohli: 17 (Some of which are Audi, Boost, Colgate, Gionee, MRF, Puma, Tissot, Vicks, etc.)

Batting records:

  • Holds the record for the fastest ODI century by an Indian
  • Most centuries (11) by a captain in a calendar year (2017)
  • Fastest ODI captain to score 1000 (17) and 2000 runs (36 innings)
  • Most Test centuries as India captain (14)
  • First-ever batsman to score double centuries in four consecutive Test series
  • Most double centuries by a captain in Tests (six)
  • Second-most ODI centuries (35)
  • Most hundreds in ODI run chases (18)
  • Most Test runs by an Indian in 2012, 2015, 2016
  • Most ODI runs by an Indian in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016
  • Most ODI runs by any cricketer in 2011 (1381)
  • Second-highest run scorer in IPL cricket
  • Most runs ever by a batsman in a single IPL season

Captaincy records:

  • Joint-most number of consecutive ODI wins as captain (nine)
  • Joint-most consecutive Test series wins (nine, August 2015 to December 2017)

Awards:

  • ICC cricketer of the year
  • ICC ODI cricketer of the year 2017
  • ICC ODI and Test captain of 2017
Virat Kohli's first Test double

Virat Kohli Proves His Transcendent Ability in Scoring His First Test Double Century

I have run out of adjectives for Virat Kohli and chances are, you probably have too. 2016 has been a sensational year so far for this dazzling Delhi batsman, who […]

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Antigua Test

Day 1 Report: Virat Kohli’s 12th Test Century Gives India the Upper Hand in Antigua

Antigua Test, day one: India are 302/4 at stumps on day one, with Virat Kohli batting on 143* and having Ravichandran Ashwin (22*) for company. Shikhar Dhawan hit a half-century […]

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