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Popular cricket players of Indian cricket team: Virat Kohli

by on March 21, 2011
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 Popular cricket players of Indian cricket team: Virat Kohli

  • Virat Kohli is a right hand middle-order batsman of Indian cricket team. He has a cool mind with attacking play and always turns out to be a very mature cricketer. Kohli usually plays at No. 4 position and holds perfection in converting his fifties into big scores.
  • Kohli made his debut in one day international cricket against Sri Lanka on August 18, 2008. Virat Kohli has played 146 ODI matches scoring 6208 runs with a batting average of 52.61. The highest ODI score of Virat Kohli is 183. Kohli has struck 33 fifties and 21 hundreds. 
  • In test cricket, Kohli has played 29 test matches, scored 1855 runs at an average of 39.46. He has scored 9 fifties and 6 hundreds in test cricket. 
  • In year 2010, Virat Kohli scored 995 one day international runs which was the second highest for this year. Hashim Amla took the lead in year 2010 by scoring 1058 ODI runs.
  • The batting average of Kohli when chasing is 59.85 at a strike rate of 84. However the batting average of Kohli drops to 29.68 when batting first. Out of his four hundreds, Virat Kohli scored his three centuries while chasing.
  • Kohli has played one world cup (2011 ICC Cricket World Cup).
  • Virat Kohli is commonly considered as another Tendulkar in Making. His performance in 2011 has been great. Virat Kohli has won many matches for Indian Cricket Team through his aggressive yet sensible batting performance.

Highlights of player record:

  • Virat Kohli is the fastest Indian batsman to reach 1000, 3000, 4000 and 5000 runs in the ODI.
  • Fastest cricketer to reach 15 ODI centuries.
  • Fastest cricketer to reach 20 centuries in ODI. 
  • Fastest Indian cricketer to reach 10 ODI centuries and overall second fastest player to achieve this feat.
  • Most ODI runs by an Indian cricketer in 2010, 2011, 2012  and 2013. 
  • He also holds record for scoring most runs in the calender year of 2011
  • Most test runs by an Indian cricketer in 2012

With all these massive records, do we need to say more? 🙂


3 Responses to “Popular cricket players of Indian cricket team: Virat Kohli”
  1. pooja vigneshwari says:




  2. chaz says:

    Kohli u r sooooooooo handsome & cute. U r my favorite cricket player. I LIKE U SO SO SO SO MUCH

  3. zubaria says:

    hello vrat you are playing very well god bless you

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