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Virat Kohli (Cricketer) Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki & Facts

Virat Kohli (Cricketer) Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki & Facts

Virat Kohli (Cricketer) Biography
Virat Kohli (Cricketer) Biography
Real NameVirat Kohli
NicknameChikoo, Run Machine
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman) 
International DebutODI-  18 August 2008 against Sri Lanka at Dambulla
Test-  20 June 2011 against West Indies at Kingston
T20 -  12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe at Harare
Jersey Number#18 (India)
#18 (IPL)
Domestic/State TeamDelhi, India Red, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Nature on fieldVery Aggressive
Likes to play againstPakistan, Australia
Favourite ShotCover Drive, Flick Shot
Records (main ones)• First Indian to score a century on World Cup debut (2011). 
• Third Indian to make 2 ODI hundreds by the age of 22 (after Sachin Tendulkar & Suresh Raina).
• Fastest to score 25 ODI tons.
• Fastest to reach 7,500 ODI runs.
• Fastest Indian to complete 1000, 3000, 4000, and 5000 runs in ODI cricket.
• Fastest century by an Indian (of 52 balls against Australia at Jaipur, India in 2013).
• Third player to score 3 double hundreds in a calendar year after Don Bradman and Ricky Ponting.
• Shares the record of 4 double hundreds with the like of Don Bradman, Graeme Smith, Michael Clarke.
• The highest score of 235 in Tests is the highest score by an Indian captain in Tests. 
• First Indian skipper to register 9 Test wins in a calendar year.
• First Indian skipper to register 5 successive Test series wins.
• First Indian to aggregate over 1000 Test runs in a calendar year after Rahul Dravid, who made 1145 runs in 2011.
• First Indian Test skipper to score a double century in an overseas Test.
• Most runs in IPL in a single season (973 runs in IPL 9-2016).
• Most hundreds in IPL in a year (4).
Career Turning PointWhen he captained India's victorious 2008 World Cup Under-19 side in Malaysia.
Personal Life
Date of BirthNovember 5, 1988
Age (as in 2017)29 Years
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownDelhi, India
SchoolVishal Bharti Public School, Delhi
Saviour Convent Senior Secondary School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters-  175 cm
in meters-  1.75 m
in Feet Inches-  5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms-  72 kg
in Pounds-  159 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair Colour+35:47Black
Educational Qualifications12th standard
FamilyFather - Late Prem Kohli (Criminal lawyer)
Mother - Saroj Kohli (Homemaker)
Sister- Bhawna Kohli (Elder)
Brother- Vikas Kohli (Elder)
Coach/MentorRaj Kumar Sharma
AddressDLF City Phase-1, Block-C, Gurugram
Likes & DislikesLikes - Watching Roger Federer playing, watching old cricket videos, he likes Soccer and Tennis beside Cricket, Loves to drive, crazy for sushi (food), meeting old friends
Dislikes - Too many guests at home, sitting idle for long time
HobbiesWorkout, travelling, singing, dancing
ControversiesHe showed his middle finger to the Sydney crowd. Abusement eas done when he was fieldingat the boundary line during the second Test.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersBatsman :  Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle, Shane Watson, David Warner, Joe Root, Herschelle Gibbs
Bowler : Shane Warne
Favourite Cricket GroundAdelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia
Favourite Cricket CommentatorHarsha Bhogle
Favourite FoodSalmon, Sushi, Lamb Chops
Favourite ActorsAamir Khan, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr.
Favourite ActressesPenelope Cruz, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif
Favourite FilmsBollywood:  Border, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Ishq, 3 Idiots 
Hollywood:  Rocky 4, Iron Man, Southpaw
Favourite TV ShowsAmerican:  Homeland, Narcos, Breaking Bad
Favourite MusiciansAsrar, Eminem
Favourite CarAston Martin
Favourite BookAutobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsSarah-Jane Dias (Actress, rumour)
Sanjana (Model, Actress, rumour)
Tamannaah Bhatia (Actress, rumour)
Izabelle Leite (Brazilian model, rumour)
Anushka Sharma (Actress)
Wife/SpouseAnushka Sharma
Marriage DateDecember 11, 2017
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionAudi Q7, Audi S6, Audi R8 V10, Audi R8 LMX, Audi A8L W12 Quattro, Toyota Fortuner 
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2017)RETAINER FEE:  2 crore (INR)
TEST FEE:  15 lakh (INR)
ODI FEE:  6 lakh (INR)
T20 FEE:  3 lakh (INR)
Net Worth400 Crore (INR)

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