India is a huge country, of course in terms of land and population, but also in terms of variety of religion, culture, caste and languages. Amidst such variation, one thing that unites us is cricket. Cricket stars are treated like heroes by people. Among such hero is the ‘Run Machine’ of Indian Cricket team, Virat Kohli. With his amazing performance in almost all the matches, he has won many hearts.
His first International ODI debut was on 18th August, 2008. He made a significant appearance in 2011 Test Series against Sri Lanka on 20th June, 2011 and in T20 Series against Zimbabwe in 2010. He has achieved huge glory at a very young age. He is best known for becoming world’s number 1, cricket batsman after the 2013, and India-Australia series. He is also popular as:
- He became the first Indian to score a century in World Cup.
- He made fastest ever century by an Indian.
- He is the third player to score 3 double hundreds in a calendar year after year.
- He is the first Indian skipper to register 9 Test wins in a calendar year.
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Virat Kohli Early Life and Family Details
Virat Kohli was born on 5th November, 1988 to Prem Kohli and Saroj Kohli in Delhi, India. His father is a lawyer by profession, while his mother is a homemaker. He shares his blood with his elder brother, Vikas, and an elder sister, Bhavna. He studied in Vishal Bharti Public School, Paschim Vihar, and New Delhi till ith standard and was later sent to Savier High School. He was enrolled in West Delhi Cricket Academy.
He received training at the academy under Rajkumar Sharma. He is a fitness freak and visits gym for five times a week. Unknown too many, Karishma Kapoor was Virat’s first celebrity crush. He has a number of tattoos on his body. His favourite is the one that is of a samurai warrior.
Virat Kohli Height, Weight and Body Specifications
Virat Kohli is one of the most fit and dashing cricketers of Indian team. With his charming and cute looks, he never fails to attract women.
|Full Name||Virat kohli|
|Date of Birth||November 5,1988|
|Occupation||Cricketer (Right handed batsman)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Spouse/Girlfriend||Unmarried/ Currently dating Anushka Sharma|
|Height (Cms)||5 feet 9 in or 175 cm|
|Weight (Pounds)||152 pounds|
|Chest||42 in or 107 cm|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Waist Size||31 in or 79 cm|
Virat Kohli Girlfriend and Relationships
Virat’s love life has been a topic of discussion for past many years. He dated
- Izabelle Leite: She is a Brazilian model and actress, who dated Kohli in the past. It was rumored that they met for an ad shoot in Singapore and dated ever since.
- Anushka Sharma: He started dating her in 2013 and they are still together. They both met for the first time, while shooting for a television commercial. In January 2016, there were some breakup rumors.