Virat Kohli Biography Records, Centuries, Height, Age, Wife

Virat Kohli Biography Records, Centuries, Height, Age, Wife
Virat Kohli Biography Records, Centuries, Height, Age, Wife

Virat Kohli Biography Records Centuries

[Virat Kohli Biography, Records, heights, Centuries, net worth, Caste, Age]

Virat Kohli Biography Records, Centuries, Height:- Virat is such a player in the world of cricket that everyone knows that he is an international cricketer, he is one of the most promising cricketers playing with the right hand.

At present he is the captain of the Indian cricket team, in addition to this he is the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since 2003. He had an inclination towards cricket since childhood, seeing which his father gave him the right guidance and took him forward, due to which he reached this stage today. He was honored with the Padma Shri award in 2017 for his contribution to cricket. virat kohli biography, virat kohli height, virat kohli wiki, virat kohli height in feet inches, virat kohli birth place…

Virat Kohli Biography

Some Information of Virat Kohli –

The smallest information related to his life, which everyone wants to know, we have given in the table below-

Name – Virat Kohli
Nick Name- Cheeku, Run Machine
Meaning of name –very big
Decorated Name- Virushka
Date of birth- 5 November 1988
Place of Birth- Delhi, India
Zodiac Sign – Scorpio
Age – 34 years
Address- DLF City Phase-1, Block-C Gurgaon
School- Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi Saviour’s Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi
Educational Qualification- 12th
Total Assets – 50 million (approx)
Languages- Hindi, English
Nationality- Indian
Caste- Khatri
Best Friend’s – Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Rohit Sharma
Major Team- India
Hobbies – Workout, walking, dancing
Bed Habits – Drinking
Coach/Mentor- Raj Kumar Sharma
Batting Style – Right-handed batsmen
Age- 34
Caste- Punjabi
Virat Kohli Biography

Birth  And Family Information Of Virat Kohli

He was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi. The family in which he was born is a Punjabi family, his father’s name is Prem Kohli, he is a criminal advocate. His mother’s name is Saroj Kohli, she is a very simple and straightforward housewife. He has a brother and a sister older than him in his family.

And recently he has also tied the knot. Apart from this, there are three children in his house, an elder brother’s son and two children of his elder sister, a son and a daughter. His father used to play cricket with him since childhood, when he was just three years old, he liked bat the most among his toys. His father understood that this choice was turning into a hobby as he grew older. And for this wish of his son, he used to take him for daily practice. His father passed away in the year 2006, but he still remembers that lesson of his father a lot.

Family Information –

  His family information is briefly mentioned in the table below:-

Father’s Name- Prem Kohli
Mother’s Name- Saroj Kohli
Brother – Vikas Kohli
Sister-in-Law- Chetna Kohli
Nephew- Arya Kohli
Sister– Bhavna Kohli
Brother-in-Law- Sanjay Dhingra
Nephew- Ayush Dhingra
Niece – Mehak Dhingra
Relationship Status- Married
Wife- Anushka Sharma Kohli
Family Information

Look of Virat Kohli

Virat is a very simple person who has progressed so much in cricket with time that today his life has completely changed. With time, its look also changed a lot, for which millions of people are crazy. Their brief information is as follows-

Colour- Blonde
Eye Colour- Light Brown
Hair Colour- Black
Height – 5 feet 9 inches (175cm)
Weight – 72 kgs (approx)
Look of Virat Kohli

Education  And Personal Information Of Virat  Kohli 

His early education was from Vishal Bharti Public School, Delhi. His special focus was on cricket, due to which at the age of just eight-nine years, his father got him admitted in the cricket club, so that he could learn cricket properly. In the school where his primary education was going on, only and only attention was given to education, sports training was not given.

Then his father thought of changing his school and got him admitted in a school where attention is given to both education and sports and got him admitted to Savior Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi from Class IX. Due to his interest in sports, he studied only till class 12 and worked hard on cricket. He learned cricket from Raj Kumar Sharma in Delhi Cricket Academy and played his first match in the academy named Sumit Dongra.

Virat Kohil Career History

Early Career

Virat has proved to be a very big player in the cricket world. He is a middle order batsman, due to which he can bat comfortably, along with this he is also a right arm bowler. He played under-fifteen in the year 2002. After this, he was selected in Under-Seventeen in the year 2004, due to the change in his playing style day by day, he played for First Class Debate in the year 2006 and in 2008, he was selected for Under-Nineteen. His first Under-19 World Cup match was held in Malaysia and India won this match. From here his career took a different turn.

After this, seeing his performance, he was selected for One Day International. He played this match against Sri Lanka only at the age of nineteen. It was a matter of great pride for him that so quickly he got selected in one match after another and got a chance to play the World Cup in the year 2011 and India won in that too. With this, he started playing Test matches in the year 2011 and gave his best performance in Test matches.

In the year 2013, he proved himself by scoring a century in ODI. After this, by playing Twenty-Twenty matches, he was also successful in that and won the title of Man of the Match twice in the year 2014 and 16. With this, he made India win by playing the same thing continuously from fourteen to seventeen years, after such a good performance, he started being counted among the best batsmen.

One Day International (ODI) Career

The information related to their ODI match is as follows-

After making a place in the Test match in the year 2011, he started batting at the sixth position in ODI and lost two matches in a row, but in the subsequent match he scored a century of one hundred and sixteen runs. He could not win that match for India, but became the only Indian cricketer to score a century.

After this Commonwealth Bank Triangular Series against Australia and Sri Lanka won two out of seven matches, one match was tied and India lost four matches. But here another match to qualify for the final, which was to get bonus by playing against Sri Lanka, had a target of 321 runs, out of which he scored 133 runs to win India and man of the match. won the title of The funny thing in this match was that a player like Lathis Malinga scored 24 runs in one over but his team could not win.

Seeing his good performance, he was chosen as the vice-captain for the Asia Cup in the year 2012 and was told that if he continues to play like this, he will remain the captain of the Indian team in future and he proved to be true.

In the eleventh ODI, playing against Pakistan, he scored one hundred and eighty-three runs in one hundred and forty-eight balls, in which he hit twenty-two fours and one six, and registered a record of three hundred and thirty runs in India’s account. This was the biggest record in the history of Asia Cup, and once again he got the title of man of the match in this match.

One Day International (ODI) record

The records of ODI matches played by him till date are given in the table below.

Innings- 276Overs- 106.5Catches- 144Total Matches- 95
Not Out- 41Best Overs- 1/15Most Catches- 3Lost Matches- 27
Four Run Record (4s)- 1238Wickets- 4Toss Won- 21 (44.90%)
Six Run Record (6s)- 140Economic Rate- 6.22
Most Runs-

All Runs-

Balls- 641
Average- 58.11Runs-665
Scoring rate- 92.15
Fifties- 66


Open betting- 4
One Day International (ODI) record

Career of Virat Kohli in the Indian Premier League (IPL)

He started playing IPL in the year 2008. Then he was bought for the team of Royal Challengers, Bangalore (RCB) for twenty lakh rupees. He had scored one hundred and sixty five runs in thirteen matches then and had an average of only fifteen.

In the year 2009, he took his team to the finals, then Anil Kumble appreciated his game. Even after reaching here, his name was not permanent in the Indian team.

He worked very hard in the year 2010-11 also, but he failed, his identity was not yet established.

In the year 2012, he felt that if he wanted to prove himself to be the best, he would have to do something. This was the turning point of his career, since then there was a further change in his game. Finally, in 2013, he did it and played 635 runs in 16 matches with an average of 45.

His performance in IPL in the year 2014 was disappointing, he played at an average of only 27. Here MS Dhoni took retirement from Test captaincy, then in place of Dhoni, he was given Test captaincy, here it completely changed. He became strong like the captain of other teams and handled the Indian team in that way, in the year 2015 he managed to break the record of five hundred runs.

By the year 2016, he had become an accomplished player. He played very good matches for India in Asia Cup and T-20 and for RCB in IPL and hoisted the flag of victory in four innings. Due to shoulder injury in 2017, he could not play some matches. After that, recently in the year 2018, he was bought in IPL for 18 crores.

Indian Premier League (IPL) records-

Innings- 214Overs- 41.5Catches- 93Total Matches- 96
Not out- 32Best Overs- 2/25Most Catches- 2Matches Won- 44
Four Run Record (4s)- 434Wickets- 4Lost Matches- 48
Six Run Record (6s)-177Economic Rate- 8.80Toss won- Fifty percent
Most Runs-

All Runs-

Balls- 251
Average- 38.36
Scoring Rate- 130.76
Fifties- 43
Century- 5
Open Betting- 48
Indian Premier League (IPL) records

Career in T20 Internationals

He broke records one after the other in T20 but in some matches he also had to face adverse circumstances. Despite making 89 alone in the semi-final against West Indies, India could not win this match. But then gradually established its position in T20 Internationals and T20 World Cup and gave very good performance.

Records in T-20 Internationals-

The following table is given for the records related to this.

Innings- 113Overs- 24.2Catches- 52Total Matches- 50
Not Out- 32Best Overs- 146Most Catches- 3Matches Won- 30
Four Run Record (4s)-366Wickets- 4Lost Matches16
Six Run Record (6s)-121Economic Rate- 8.14Toss Won- 23.53
Most Runs-

All Runs-

Balls- 146Tied-


Average- 48.88
Scoring rate- 136.23


Century- 1
Open betting- 7
Records in T-20 Internationals

Records of T-20 World Cup –

Records of T20 World Cup since the beginning of his career-

Innings- 16Overs- 5.4Catches- 9
Not Out- 7Best Overs- 1/15Most Catches- 2
Most Runs- 89Wickets-2
Average- 86.33Economic Rate-8.12
Scoring Rate- 133.05Balls-34
Fifties- 9
Open Betting- Zero
Records of T-20 World Cup

Test match career

In the year 2014, due to injury to MS Dhoni, he became the captain, he scored 115 runs in the first innings. He became the first Indian cricketer to score four consecutive centuries in Tests. In the second innings there was a target of 364 runs in which he scored 195 runs and scored 315 runs but this match was played very well.

Similarly, ever since he was given the captaincy of the Test match, from then till today he played very well and carried out his captaincy perfectly.

Test match records

The records of the Test matches so far are given below.

Innings-112Overs- 27.1Catches-63Total Matches- 35
Not Out- 8Best Innings- ZeroCatches- 3Matches Won- 21
Four Run Record (4s)- 618Wickets- ZeroMost Catches- 4Matches Lost- 5
Six Run Record (6s)- 17Economic Rate- 2.80Toss Won- (51.43 Percent)
Most Runs- 243Balls-163
Avg- 5554Best Match –…..
Scoring rate- 54.40
Fifties- 16
Double century- 6
Third century-…….
Open Betting-Zero
Test match records

Likes or Dislikes of Virat Kohli

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Virat is one of the favorite batsmen of today’s time, the number of his fans is not less than any Bollywood star. It is said about him that he likes Punjabi food very much, but he is also very conscious about his fitness. For this, they take care of everything from drinking water to fitness training. He is one of the fittest players in the Indian cricket team, his likes and dislikes are as follows:

Favorite Actresses- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor
Favorite Actors- Aamir Khan, Johnny Depp
Favorite Food- Salmon, Sushi, Lump Chops
Favorite Stadium – Adelaide Oval, Australia
Other Favorite Film – Border, Jo Jeeta Wo Hi Sikandar
Favorite Cricketers- Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle
Jersey Number – 18 (India) ,18 (IPL)
Likes or Dislikes of Virat Kohli


Apart from being a cricketer, he is also the brand ambassador of many companies, whose list is as follows –

  • valvoline
  • Philips India
  • Remit 2 India
  • Uber India
  • Wix India
  • MRF Tires
  • boost energy drink
  • american tourister
  • Royal Challenger Alcohol
  • greetings
  • Audi India
  • tissot
  • to yamm
  • puma

Apart from this, he is a partner in many other companies as well.


Virat has achieved immense success by performing very well at a very young age. He has brought laurels to himself and his family by creating many records in his matches. He has been honored with many awards for his excellent performance in sports, some of them are as follows.

1.2012 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Cricketer
2.2012ICC ODI Player of the Year Award
3.2013 Arjuna Award for Cricket
4.2017 CNN-IBN Indian of the Year
5.2017 Padma Shri Award
6.2018 Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy

Affairs and Marriage of VIRAT KOHLI

Before marriage, many girls came in his life and his name was associated with them, in which,

  • Sarah-Jaane This – For the first time his name was associated with Sarah Jane. She had been Miss India and was working as an actress in Bollywood. He and Sarah had an affair for a long time. She also went to watch Virat’s match during the World Cup in 2011. But later their relation could not work.
  • Sanjana – His name is now associated with Sanjana, who was a model. Both of them called it just a rumor and said that we are very good friends, nothing more than that.
  • Tamannaah Bhatia – She is an actress, both of them had worked together in an advertisement, after that their friendship became very deep and the news of their dating also surfaced, but this relationship did not last long.
  • Izabel Leite – This is a Brazilian model and actress, both of them met in a business meeting. When Isabel came to India and she stayed in India for some work for more than a year, during that time their acquaintance increased and the news of their dating came to the fore, but this affair did not last long.

Virat Kohli’s Marriage

Anushka Sharma is a Bollywood actress. Virat and Anushka had worked together for an ad company in the year 2013, this was their first meeting. After that they became friends and this friendship deepened, due to which the news of their dating came to the fore, and Anushka used to go to watch their matches even in her very busy schedule. They really loved each other very much, but there were some disputes in between, but both of them united even after many disputes. In December 2017, Virat and Anushka tied the knot in Italy.


He is a very expensive cricketer of the Indian cricket team, his income from every match is in lakhs of crores. Apart from this, they have many other sources of income. Some information about their income has been added in the table below.

1.Income from one day match around Rs 4 lakh
2.Income from T-20 matcharound Rs 3 lakh
3.Income from test match 15 lakh rupeesaround Rs 15 lakh
4.From IPL auction in 2018around 17 crores
5.Retrainership feearound Rs 7 crore per year

Interesting Facts About Virat Kohli’s Life

There are many good and interesting things in his life, in which many facts of his life are related like-

  • In 2006, when his father died of a serious illness, he forgot everything and decided to play a match against Karnataka in the Ranji series, which was very difficult for him. In this he scored 90 runs for his team.
  • Only eight cricketers in the whole world have scored a century in 20 ODIs and he also comes in those eight. He is the fastest cricketer to score a century in 20 ODIs, Sachin Tendulkar’s name was before him.
  • He became the fourth cricketer after Sachin, Sourav and MS Dhoni to score more than a thousand runs in three consecutive years in ODIs.
  • He is the fastest Indian cricketer to make records of 1000, 3000, 4000 and 5000 runs. With this, he is one of the fastest international cricketers to score 5000 runs while sharing with Richard.
  • The former New Zealand captain had praised him saying, “Kohli is a player who is beyond the intensity of Rahul Dravid, the expectations of Virender Sehwag, and the limits of Sachin” and today he did it. .
  • He is one of the few Indian sportspersons to get tattooed on his arm and he has made a very nice and clear tattoo of the golden dragon.
  • He likes to play against Pakistan and Australia. He leads India on the field as a fast player.
  • He was very clever in studies, his teachers also used to say this. He was very interested in History and Maths.
  • He used to watch videos of cricket highlights in his free time. He has his own restaurant in Delhi named Nueva, he is fond of non-vegetarian food.

Records of VIRAT KOHLI

Here we are telling some records of his career in this table, which cricket lovers like to read again and again. that goes-

Scored a century in the 2011 World Cup.
He was the third Indian player to score 100 runs in 2 ODIs in just 22 years.
He was the first Indian player to score 1000, 3000, 4000 and 5000 runs in ODI cricket.
In 2013, he scored a century in 52 runs against Australia in Jaipur.
He was the fastest Indian cricketer to score 7500 runs in 5 ODIs.
Records of VIRAT KOHLI

Virat Kohli controversies

Controversies that happen in everyone’s life, some of them happen knowingly or unknowingly, which no one is aware of. In the same way, when he started his career in cricket, he did not even know when and how to live and speak, then he also made many mistakes like-

Pointing in the field
In the initial days of the match, by showing the middle finger, he pointed towards the public sitting in the field. It was against the main rule of cricket and insulting, for which he had to compensate and he had to pay fifty percent of his match fee as fine.

Violation of BCCI rules –
His and Anushka Sharma’s affair was very famous, due to which he had chatted with her during the match, which is against the rules. In this, he was released only after giving advice.

Misbehavior with journalist
In the year 2015, a journalist published news about his affair with Anushka Sharma in his paper, which he did not like. And he said very bad things to that journalist in anger, for which he had to apologize to him later.

Apart from this, there were many controversies, the dispute between Smith and Kohli, the dispute with Gautam Gambhir and apart from this, there have been many small disputes in his career so far.

Learning from the life of Virat Kohli-
After the death of his father, he became very lonely and his brother did not have any job. After struggling a lot, he has reached this stage today, the credit of which he gives to his father only. Virat still feels his absence, but he never stopped, continued to move forward and moved towards progress.

Virat Kohli Biography FAQ

What is Virat Kohli height and weight?

A. Virat Kohli’s height is approximately 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm) and his weight is around 72 kg (159 lbs).

Q. Who is Virat Kohlis wife?

A. Virat Kohli’s wife is Anushka Sharma, who is an Indian actress and producer. They got married in a private ceremony in Tuscany, Italy on December 11, 2017. The couple is considered one of the most famous and powerful couples in India and they are often seen together on various events and occasions. They have a daughter named Vamika born in January 2021.

Q. Which state is Virat Kohli from?

A. Virat Kohli is from the state of Delhi, India. He was born in Delhi on November 5, 1988, and he grew up in the city. He began his cricketing career at a young age, playing for Delhi in domestic competitions before making his debut for the Indian national team in 2008. He has captained Delhi’s domestic cricket team in the past and has also played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) which is based in Bangalore, KarnATAKA

Q. What did Virat Kohli study?

A. Virat Kohli did not complete his formal education as he decided to pursue cricket as a career at a very young age. Kohli attended Vishal Bharti Public School and Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School in Delhi. He was a student till 9th standard and then he decided to quit school and focus on his cricket career. He joined the West Delhi Cricket Academy and began honing his skills under the guidance of Rajkumar Sharma. He started playing cricket for Delhi’s Under-15 team and then the Under-17 team before eventually moving on to play for Delhi’s senior team.

Q. What is Virat Kohli weakness?

A. Virat Kohli is considered one of the best batsmen in the world, but like all players, he has certain areas where he may struggle. One potential weakness is his shot selection, as he has been known to be aggressive and take risks, which can lead to him getting out in situations where a more patient approach might have been more beneficial.

Another potential weakness is his fielding, as while he is generally considered a good fielder, he has had some lapses in concentration that have led to errors on the field. It’s worth noting that these are just some potential areas of weakness and that Kohli has had a very successful career overall.

Q. What is Virat kohlis salary?

A. Virat Kohli is considered one of the highest-paid cricketers in the world. His salary is made up of several sources, including his contracts with the Indian national team, his IPL team, and various brand endorsements. According to reports, his annual salary from the Indian cricket board is around 7 crores, and his salary from the IPL team is around 17 crores. Additionally, he has several brand endorsements deals, which can pay him around 20-25 crores per year.

So, his total earning per year can be around 30-35 crores. However, it’s worth noting that these figures are estimates and can vary depending on different factors such as the performance, form and the number of brand endorsements.

Q. Can Virat Kohli score 100 centuries?

A. It is certainly possible for Virat Kohli to score 100 centuries in his career. As of 2021, he has already scored over 70 international centuries across all formats of the game, and he is considered one of the best batsmen in the world. He has a high batting average and a good strike rate, which are both indicators of his ability to score runs consistently.

Additionally, he is still relatively young and has several years of international cricket ahead of him, which gives him ample time to reach the milestone of 100 centuries. However, it’s worth noting that reaching 100 centuries is a significant achievement and would require him to maintain a high level of performance over an extended period of time. Additionally, there are a lot of factors that can affect his performance and career, injuries, form and team performance.

Q. Who is better Virat or Babar?

A. Virat Kohli and Babar Azam are both considered among the best batsmen in the world and have had successful careers in international cricket. Both players have similar batting averages across all formats and have demonstrated a consistent ability to score runs at the international level.

Babar Azam is a Pakistani cricketer who is considered one of the best ODI batsman, he has been consistently ranked as the top-ranked ODI batsman by the ICC, and has set a number of records in his short career. He has a high batting average and a good strike rate in ODI and T20I cricket.

Virat Kohli is the Indian cricket team’s captain, considered one of the best batsmen in the world across all formats, he is the fastest player to reach 8,000, 9,000, 10,000, 11,000 and 12,000 runs in One Day Internationals and also fastest to 24 and 26 centuries in ODI. He has a high batting average and a good strike rate in all formats, and he is known for his aggressive captaincy.

In conclusion, it is difficult to say who is better between the two, as they have different playing styles, and both have performed well in different formats and conditions. Both players are currently at the peak of their careers and continue to be among the best in the world.

Q. Who is better Virat or Rohit?

A. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are both considered among the best batsmen in the world and have had successful careers in international cricket. Both players have similar batting averages across all formats and have demonstrated a consistent ability to score runs at the international level.

Rohit Sharma is an Indian cricketer who is considered one of the best ODI batsmen of all time, He has several records to his name, including the most centuries in ODI as an opener, most double centuries in ODI, most centuries in T20I. He is also known for his aggressive captaincy in the limited overs format.

Virat Kohli is the Indian cricket team’s captain, considered one of the best batsmen in the world across all formats, he is the fastest player to reach 8,000, 9,000, 10,000, 11,000 and 12,000 runs in One Day Internationals and also fastest to 24 and 26 centuries in ODI. He has a high batting average and a good strike rate in all formats, and he is known for his aggressive captaincy.

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