Virat Kohli is one of the worldโ€™s leading cricketers.

He is currently the captain of the Indian team.๐Ÿ‘

He is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world.๐ŸŒ

He rose to fame when under his captaincy, Indian team won the Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia in 2008.

 

Glorious Stats

๐Ÿ‘‰ Till date, Kohli has played 82 tests and 239 ODIs.

๐Ÿ‘‰ He has scored over 12,000 runs in both the formats.โœŒ

๐Ÿ‘‰ In 72 T-20Is appearances, he has made over 1800 runs.

๐Ÿ‘‰ He is the fastest batsman๐Ÿ in the world to reach 15,000 international runs.

 

Long list of Accolades

 

Kohli was named ICC Cricketer of the Year in 2017 and 2018.๐Ÿ’ช

He has also been conferred with the Arjuna Award, the Padma Shri and Indiaโ€™s highest sporting honour; the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.๐Ÿ™

In 2017, Forbes magazine ranked Kohli at the 7th place in its list of Most Valuable Brand among athletes; even ahead of footballโšฝ superstar Lionel Messi.

In 2018, Time magazine named Kohli as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.๐Ÿ˜Ž

 

Personal life

 

Kohli married๐Ÿ’ his long-time girlfriend Anushka Sharma in 2017 in Italy.

The couple๐Ÿ‘ซ has been nicknamed as “Virushka” by the media.