Virat Kohli is one of the most ostentatious and bright players of the Indian cricket team. Critics consider him one to watch out for, because of his aggression, skill and his thirst to prove himself. He is one of the most popular, on field and off it, too, because of his game-play, style and attitude. Here are some of the best Virat Kohli HD Wallpapers 2017.
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Virat Kohli is currently the Indian cricket team captain, who is widely regarded by many as one of the best cricket players in the world and also as one of the top prospects of India. He is also the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the Indian Premier League and also a regular squad member of the Indian national cricket team. Besides his occasional right arm medium pace bowling, Virat Kohli mainly plays his role as a middle-order batsman for his national and IPL team. He is a member of Delhi states cricket team in first-class cricket besides his career with the Indian national team and previously played for West Delhi Cricket Academy. During the 2008 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia, Virat Kohli served as the captain of the victorious Indian team.
Virat Kohli holds the record in One Day International cricket for the fastest century by any Indian batsman. He is also the fastest to score 17 centuries by any batsman in the world of cricket in One Day International Cricket. After Sourav Ganguly (from 1997 to 2000), Sachin Tendulkar (from 1996 to 1998) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (from 2007 to 2009), Virat Kohli is the fourth batsman in ODIs to hit 1000 or more ODI runs in three or more consecutive calendar years. Virat Kohli holds the record for most centuries while chasing with his 11 centuries which is second after the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. He is the first batsman ever to score five successive scores of 50 or more on two separate occasions in ODI format.
Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India. Prem Kohli, his father, was a lawyer by profession who died in December 2006. Saroj Kohli, Virat’s mother, is a home maker and is one of the biggest supports of Virat’s life. Virat Kohli has an elder sister and elder brother, Bhavna and Vikash. Virat continued his study at Saviour Convent School after he attended Vishal Bharti School. He loves the Aston Martin as a diehard automobile fanatic. He is a fan of wearing Ed Hardy shirts as a fashion enthusiast and to complement his stylish look. Virat Kohli is the only Indian cricketer with heavily tattooed arms, with Golden Dragon on his forearm for his luck. He is currently in a romantic relationship with Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma.
Virat Kohli was part of the first intake after the West Delhi Cricket Academy was established in 1998. He first appeared for Delhi Under-15 team in October 2002 in the 2002–03 Polly Umrigar Trophy. On that occasion, he made a total of 172 runs at an average of 34.40. During the 2003–04 Polly Umrigar Trophy, Virat Kohli became the captain of the Delhi states team. On that occasion, he achieved 390 runs in 5 innings at an average of 78. In the Polly Umrigar Trophy 2004, he made two centuries and two fifties. In late 2004, Virat was selected in the Delhi Under-17 team for the 2004 Vijay Merchant Trophy. He achieved an average of 117.50 while scoring 470 runs with two hundreds and top-score of 251 not out on that occasion. For Delhi against Services in February 2006, Virat made his List A debut.
During the 2008 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup, Virat Kohli captained the victorious Indian team in Malaysia. While batting at number 4, He scored 235 runs in 6 match at an average of 47. On that occasion, he also made a century against the West Indies Under-19 team. During his way to the tournament winning, Virat Kohli was appreciated for making several tactical bowling changes. Saroj Kohli, his mother, once stated that “Virat changed a bit after that day. Overnight he became a much more matured person. He took every match seriously. He hated being on the bench. It’s as if his life hinged totally on cricket after that day.” In the final of 2009 Emerging Players Tournament in Australia, Kohli scored a century and India went on to win the game by 17 runs against South Africa.
Virat Kohli got selected for the ODI squad to partake in the tour of India to Sri Lanka in 2008, after he succeeded in putting up a great performance in the Emerging Players Tournament in Australia back in 2008. On a day when Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag were both injured, Virat debuted against Sri Lanka in an ODI match in 2008, in which he was dismissed at 12. He managed to score 37 in the second match, which altogether was low-scoring, thus helping the team to emerge victorious. His first half-century was scored in the fourth match when he made 54. He was selected to be a part of the team for the ICC Champions Trophy in 2009 to replace an injured Yuvraj Singh.
Virat Kohli appeared in the Indian Premier League in 2008 for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Before its first season, he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bnagalore franchise for $30,000. He scored 165 runs in 13 innings, and had an average of 15, taking 2 wickets on the same occasion. He also made four 6s and 18 4s, and his highest score was 38 in that season of IPL. In the 2012 season of IPL, he scored 364 runs with an average of 28.00 in that season, with 2 half-centuries, 33 4s and 10 6s, and the highest score of 73. In the sixth IPL season, Virat led the Royal Challngers Bangalore team and scored a total of 634 with an average score of 45.28.
Virat Kohli has set the record of the fastest 100 in ODI by Indian batsmen, which he scored in just 52 balls in a match on 16th October, 2013, against Australia. He is also the record holder for reaching the fastest 1000, 3000 and 4000 runs, and, alongside Viv Richards, 5000 runs, in ODIs within just 114 innings. He has received several awards and accolades, including the 2014 Player of the Tournament in the ICC World Cup Twenty20, 2014 Ceat International Cricketer of the Year, 2012 ODI Player and the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Sportsperson of the Year, and 2012 ODI Player of the Year. In 2013, he won the highest sports award by the Government of India, the Arjuna Award.
An aggressive, Virat Kohli is praised for his strong technical knowledge, his quick footwork, his strength in the mid-wicket and cover region, his amazing capability of run chasing under pressure.. He is generally a middle-order batsman, but has also opened innings on a number of occasions. A player with a slightly open-chested stance, Kohli is a great top-order batsman, one of the best in the world. Dav Whatmore, his U-19 coach once said that he is a “very physical type of player” with a tendency to “impose himself on the game”. Martin Crowe, former New Zealand captain, once said that he “exudes the intensity of Rahul Dravid, the audacity of Virender Sehwag, and the extraordinary range of Sachin.”
Virat has played in 29 international test matches for Indian cricket team so far, and has made a 1,855 runs with a batting average of 39.46, and highest score of 119. He has 6 centuries and 9 half-centuries under his belt. He has played in 149 One Day Internationals for team India, and so far, he has scored 6,208 runs with a batting average of 52.61 and the highest score of 183. He has made 21 ODI centuries and 33 half-centuries. He has also played in 60 Twenty-20 matches, and has made 4,043 runs, with a batting average of 47.01 and the highest score of 197. He has already achieved 13 centuries and 17 half-centuries in the T-20 format of cricket.
As sports enthusiasts, we hope that Virat Kohli will be able to give us some memorable moments in cricket in the future, as well, and rule over millions of hearts, not just in India but all over the world. we hope you liked Virat Kohli HD Wallpapers 2017.