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Virat Kholi

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Virat Kohli (born 5 November 1988) is an Indian international cricketer who currently captains the India national team. A right-handed batsman often regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world, Kohli was ranked eighth in ESPN’s list of world’s most famous athletes in 2016. He plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team’s captain since 2013.




Virat Kholi Biography

Personal information

Born: 5 November 1988 (age 28) Delhi, India
Nickname: Cheeku, VK
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Batting style: Right-handed
Bowling style: Right-arm medium
Role: Batsman
Website: www.viratkohli.club

International information

National side: India
Test debut: (cap 269) 20 June 2011 v West Indies
ODI debut: (cap 175) 18 August 2008 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no. 18
T20I debut: (cap 31) 12 June 2010 v Zimbabwe
T20I shirt no. 18
 

 

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India's captain said he wanted his players 'be hard on themselves' after the defeat in Centurion, while responding combatively to questions about selection and his team's overseas record in his post-match press conference
India's captain has asked every member of the team to reflect on the soft dismissals and errors made by them
The India captain was fined 25% of his match fee and received one demerit point for his conduct with on-field umpire Michael Gough on the third day in Centurion
Virat Kohli's 21st Test hundred and two early wickets from Jasprit Bumrah kept India's bid for a series-levelling win alive, but AB de Villiers' skill and enterprise ensured South Africa remained in control of the Centurion Test
An aggressive unbeaten 85 from Virat Kohli led India's response to South Africa's 335, but South Africa kept chipping away at the other end to end the second day firmly in front
India's captain mocked those asking for Rahane's inclusion in the XI, claiming that "no one" had wanted him to play in the last Test
They are team-mates in the IPL and friends off the field, but Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers will only be batsmen to dismiss as soon as possible when South Africa begin their Test series against India
"There's no point wasting two days, scoring quick fifties and coming out. We'd rather have them do two sessions, get into Test match zone and prepare the wickets the way we want to," India's captain said
The India coach was wary of the challenges posed by series in South Africa, England and Australia, but said that the tours will make the team stronger
The India captain is behind only Steven Smith in Tests, and he also holds the top rank in ODIs and T20Is




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