This 27 year old Delhi boy is the latest sports heart throb of the nation. Since he made his debut in International cricket, he broke the record of many former cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag. This dashing Indian middle-order batsman has never looked back since.
After shedding his party boy image or his teenage boy look, he gained the tag of India’s beloved son. Previously, he was advised more on concentrating in cricket. However now he is now being compared with Sachin Tendulkar.
When he knocked Australia in T20 semi-finals, he was being considered as the successor to the throne of Sachin Tendulkar. Keeping calm is one of the very toughest things he have to face on the field. Here are some facts about Virat Kohli.
Facts to Know More About You Favourite Sports Star
1Will Of Power
When he debuted Ranji trophy in the year 2006, Kohli lost his father a day before. He had to face Karnataka in that crucial moment. Later on he scored 90 for his team. This shows his will, dedication and determination towards his work.
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2Winner In Life
Eight cricketers have scored centuries in 20 ODI and Virat Kohli is among them. Other seven players who did and are not retired is Chris Gayle, means Kohli has more centuries than Adam Gilchrist, Kallis, Virender Sehwag, Hayden, Sangakkara and Jayawardene. When he made the record he was only 26.
He is the fastest cricketer to reach 1000, 3000, 4000 and 5000 internationally in ODI runs sharing it with Sir Vivian Richards. He needs only 6 innings to break Viv Richards’ records and 99 more runs to reach 6000 ODI runs.
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4Most Marketable Man
Virat Kohli was suppossed to have a huge crush on Bollywood actress Karishma Kapoor. She was the first love in his life. Presently, he is in relationship with Bollywood’s leading actress Anushka Sharma.
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