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Virat Kohli Bio


Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer. He is a middle order batsman, who can also open the batting. He can also bowl right arm medium pace.

 

Kohli was the captain of the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia. He represents Delhi in first-class cricket and plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.

 

He also played for the West Delhi Cricket Academy.[2] He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in 2008 and was part of the Indian team which won the 2011 World Cup.

 

Despite being a regular in the ODI side, Kohli only played his first Test in 2011 against West Indies in Kingston. But on the disastrous 2011/12 India tour of Australia, in which India's senior batsmen struggled throughout, Kohli stood out, scoring his first Test hundred in Adelaide.

 

Virat Kohli is currently regarded as one of India's potential number three batman in Tests, after the retirement of Rahul Dravid following the Australian tour.Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi to Prem and Saroj Kohli.

 

He has an elder brother, Vikash, and an elder sister, Bhavna.Virat attended school at Vishal Bharti and Savier Convent. Virat's father, Prem, worked as a lawyer and died in December 2006.Little is known of Virat Kohli's personal life.

 

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