Virat Kohli’s 34th Birthday: A Look Back at His Illustrious Career

Virat Kohli’s 34th Birthday: A Look Back at His Illustrious Career

Virat Kohli's 34th Birthday
Virat Kohli’s 34th Birthday

Today, we celebrate the 34th birthday of one of the greatest cricketers of our time, Virat Kohli. Born on November 5, 1988, in Delhi, India, Kohli has not only left an indelible mark on the cricketing world but has also become an inspiration for aspiring young cricketers around the globe.

Virat Kohli Latest Picture During ICC World Cup 2023
Virat Kohli Latest Picture During ICC World Cup 2023

Personal Information

Born
Nov 05, 1988 (34 years)
Birthplace
Delhi
Height
5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Role
Batsman
Batting Style
Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style
Right arm medium

 

Batting Career Summary till now 2023-11-05
M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 111 187 11 8676 254 49.3 15708 55.23 29 7 29 966 24
ODI 288 276 43 13525 183 58.05 14444 93.64 48 0 70 1266 149
T20I 115 107 31 4008 122 52.74 2905 137.97 1 0 37 356 117
IPL 237 229 34 7263 113 37.25 5586 130.02 7 0 50 643 234

From a young boy with dreams in his eyes to the captain of the Indian cricket team, Kohli’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of the highlights of his illustrious career.

Virat Kohli

Early Days and Domestic Success

Kohli’s talent was evident from a young age. He made his first-class debut for Delhi in 2006 and soon became a regular in the team. His consistent performances in domestic cricket caught the attention of the national selectors, and he earned his maiden call-up to the Indian team in 2008.

International Debut and Rise to Stardom

Kohli made his international debut in August 2008, during an ODI series against Sri Lanka. Although he didn’t have an exceptional start to his career, it was clear that he had the potential to become a future star.

Over the years, Kohli’s batting prowess and his hunger for success propelled him to new heights. He became the fastest player to score 8,000, 9,000, 10,000, and 11,000 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs). His aggressive style of play, combined with his ability to chase down targets, earned him the reputation of being a run-machine.

Leadership and Achievements

In 2017, Kohli took over the captaincy of the Indian cricket team in all formats. Under his leadership, the team reached new milestones and achieved remarkable success. India became the number one ranked team in Test cricket, and Kohli became the first Indian captain to win a Test series in Australia.

Kohli’s individual achievements are equally impressive. He has received numerous accolades, including the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year on multiple occasions. He has also been named the ICC Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year.

ICC World Cup 2023 Records

Looking ahead, Kohli has his sights set on the ICC World Cup 2023. With his exceptional batting skills and leadership abilities, he aims to lead India to glory in the tournament. Kohli has already set several records in previous World Cups, and fans around the world eagerly await his performances in the upcoming edition.

As we celebrate Virat Kohli’s 34th birthday, let’s take a moment to appreciate the impact he has had on the game of cricket. His dedication, passion, and never-give-up attitude have inspired millions of fans and aspiring cricketers. We wish him a very happy birthday and continued success in his career.

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