With his splendid performance against Pakistan of 183, it seems that Virat is now an emerging superpower for the Indian Cricket, this is the first time in the history that any Indian who has scored 183 (the highest score against Pakistan), India’s record chase of 330 runs by beating Pakistan from 6 wickets. This all happened because of one man, Virat Kohli.
Born on 5th November 1988 in Delhi to Mr. Prem and Mrs. Saroj Kohli, he has an elder brother Vikash and elder sister Bhavana. Virat studied form Vishal Bharti and Savier Convent.
How this superstar came in the world of International Cricket:
Kohli made his debut in One Day International against Srilanka in the Idea Cup 2008 and at that time when both Sachin Tendulkar and Virendra Sehwag were injured and got out only at 12 Runs on that match.
After that he again emerged in 2009 ICC Champions Trophy when he took the place of Yuvraj and after Yuvraj’s come back he treated as reserve ODI Batsman for India.
In Tri-Nations tournament against Bangladesh in January 2010, senior batsman Sachin Tendular got Injured and this time once again Virat for the series.
So this was all about Kholi’s arrival in the International Cricket.
Style of Batting:
He is a Right Hand Batsman
He Play aggressive on the ground
Never Fear of any Bowlers
He Plays Maturely
Favorite shots Flick, Pull, and Cover Drive
His achievements till Date:
His best 108 runs against Srilanka in Dhaka on 13th march 2012, 133*of 86 balls against Srilanka in Hobart on 28th Feb 2012, and 183 of 148 balls against Pakistan on 18th march 2012 marked his latest 3 centuries.
His play against Pakistan of 183 runs of 148 balls is his remarkable performance till date.
In 2011, he was the world’s highest scorer in ODI’s and the second-highest in the year before. After 85 games, Virat has got 11 centuries with Lara and Ponting following him with 5 centuries. His overall strike rate is 86.31 which is third after Dhoni (96.26) and Sir Vivan Richards (86.99). His average 50.56, is second best to Bevan’s 56.54 in 85 matches.
If anyone is the perfect successor of M.S.Dhoni as a captain of Indian Cricket Team, then it is Virat Kohli. His temperament on the field and his consistent performance entitles him to be the most deserving candidate. He has proved to be the backbone of Indian batting line-up as he is good as middle order batsman and he even can open the batting line magnificently. He has proven to be responsible with his timing and placement rather than powerful hitting. With 11 hundreds, including 3 in his last four innings, Kohli is one of the most complete ODI batsmen in the world now and India has won 10 times out of his 11 centuries with 7 of them coming while India was chasing.
The young blood of the nation is doing well for the Indian Cricket. Players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina and Yusuf Pathan we can say that yes Indian team is secured in the hands of those people who can save the pride of the nation very well.
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