With this glorious win over the match against Australia, Virat Kohli has added one more reason to love him and admire him. No doubt that he is going to perform like the master Sachin Tendulkar in his upcoming matches also. Not only does he admire and respect Sachin, he does respect him a lot. It is because of Virat that India has entered the Semi finals. He is the man, he is the savior and he is the deserving young lad that the team deserves respect and salute to.
Below are the tremendous facts about Virat that every fan of him must know at any cost.
Kohli has more centuries than Sehwag, Gilchrist, Dravid, Hayden, Kallis, Jayawardene, and Sangakkara, who has scored 20 ODI centuries. And he is just 26!
Kohli’s nickname is Cheeku. Former Delhi coach Ajit Chaudhary gave him the name when he joined the Delhi Ranji team
He is only the third ever Indian batsman to score two ODI hundreds before his 22nd birthday – the other two being Sachin Tendulkar and Suresh Raina
Virat led the Indian U-19 cricket team to victory in the 2008U-19 Cricket World Cup
He did not stop with that only. Virat played a crucial role in India winning the 2009 Emerging Players tournament in Australia, finishing as the event’s top scorer with 398 runs in seven matches with two hundreds
He was honoured with the Arjuna Award by President Pranab Mukherjee in 2013
His favourite recipe? Mutton biryani and kheer. Especially when it’s cooked by his mother
After Sachin, Sourav and MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli is only the fourth cricketer to score a 1000 runs or more for three consecutive calendar years in ODI cricket
In 2012, Virat Kohli was included in the list of top 10 “well dressed international men”
In the same year, Kohli scored the most number of ODI & test runs. Rightly so, he was awarded the 2012 Cricketer of the Year award by the ICC
Karishma Kapoor, the beautiful Bollywood actress was Kohli’s first crush!!
Kohli loves tattoos. He has gotten himself inked four times and his favorite tattoo is the one sporting a Samurai Warrior.
In one line, India has a gem in Virat Kohli – a sparkling solitaire.
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