Virat Kohli

Born in Delhi, Virat Kohli has risen to prominence since his Under-19 skipper days where he led the team to victory at the 2008 World Cup. Later he made his ODI debut in the absence of Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag. Despite good start, he retained the bench when the stars returned. But he didn't let go of the momentum by performing in domestic cricket and then Emerging Players Tournament in 2009. He returned to the main side and since

then he has become an important member of the team. He made his Test debut in 2011 but didn't enjoy a great beginning to his career. However, he turned the tide in Australia. In the shorter version of the game, Kohli has only improved and become an asset for the team with ODI cricketer of the year award in 2012. Soon enough, he was handed duty of leading the side in the absence of MS Dhoni and permanently in the Tests format after Dhoni's retirement in the 2014-15 series Down Under.

Virat Kohli News

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli chuckles after Shane Warne shows him his dance moves

Shane Warne, who was a part of a panelist in a post-match show in Adelaide Oval, spotted Kohli and showed him the video where he was spotted dancing on the ground on Day 3.

India vs Australia: Ricky Ponting didn't like seeing Virat Kohli getting booed at Adelaide

Virat Kohli came on to bat to warm applause on the opening day of the first Test and did so again on day three, bar few among the 30,000-strong crowd on Saturday.

'He has got it all wrong': VVS Laxman responds to Justin Langer's jibe on Virat Kohli's celebrations

The Australia coach Justin Langer, in an interview to FOX, said that Australian cricketers would be judged differently if they celebrate the way Virat Kohli does.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli joins elite list, crosses 1000-run mark in Australia

India captain Virat Kohli became only the fourth Indian batsman to cross the 1000-run mark in Tests in Australia.

Australia would be 'worst blokes in the world' for celebrating like Virat Kohli, says Justin Langer

Virat Kohli's animated celebrations on the dismissal of Aaron Finch in the first over of Australia's innings did not go down well with the Aussie camp.

India vs Australia 2018: Virat Kohli admits making mistakes in previous tours Down Under

Virat Kohli said that he made a number of mistakes during previous tours of Australia but they were important lessons for him to learn from.

Watch: Usman Khawaja takes one-handed blinder to dismiss Virat Kohli

Usman Khawaja took an absolute stunner at gully to send India captain Virat Kohli packing for 3 with Pat Cummins the bowler.

Virat Kohli earned Rs 228.09 crore in 2018, second in Forbes Celebrity 100 List

Virat Kohli has finished second in the Forbes Celebrity 100 List in terms of earnings for the period of October 1, 2017, and September 30, 2018.

India vs Australia: Bit of banter not harmful, but lines will not cross this time, says Virat Kohli

Ahead of the first Test in Adelaide, Indian skipper Virat Kohli said things will not go out of control in the upcoming series against Australia.

WATCH: Virat Kohli looks supremely confident while smashing bowlers around during nets session

Virat Kohli, who amassed 692 runs last time when India traveled Australia in 2014, looked poised and in an attacking mode as he took on the Indian bowlers during the nets.


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