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Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is a right-handed batsman for India. He was the captain of the under 19 world cup that India won in 2007. Representing India at a young age and still managing impressive performances Kohli has finally been called for the national side to play Sri Lanka. Kohli is also a great fielder. Born on 5th November 1988 in Delhi, Kohli is a specialist through the offside field.

Virat Kohli's Career so Far

Virat started playing for Delhi. A noticeable contribution of 90 not out against Karnataka was all first wanted. It was not a happy day though for Kohli as it was the same day that his father passed away. Virat Kohli has been since then constantly scoring heavily. He has finally made his International Debut against Sri Lanka in the IDEA cup 2008. He was made to open the innings as compared to the number 4 position. He made a decent contribution of 38 in his second ODI. Although not in the thick of runs, Virat has impressed all by his technique. He seems to have a potential that will keep the selectors interested.

Kohli in the IPL

Virat Kohli was selected by Vijay Mallya to play for his team Bangalore Royal Challengers. Virat was not so good in a slack team which hardly managed 4 wins in 14 games. He managed just 165 runs in 13 innings. Kohli has seen a change of technique and a much better confidence growth since then.

Virat Kohli in 2010

Virat Kohli became the fastest Indian to score 1000 runs and averages over 50 in ODI (till Nov 2010)