VK: A brief about the life of Virat Kohli

General News | Aug-16-2020

VK: A brief about the life of Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is an Indian global cricketer, included among the top athletes in India. He was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi. His father was a criminal lawyer and his mother is a housewife. He has two siblings: an elder brother, Vikash, and an elder sister, Bhavna. Virat Kohli is married to famous Indian actress Anushka Sharma on December 11, 2017, they tied the knot at Borgo Finocchieto in Tuscany, Italy. As of now, he is the captain of the Indian team in Test cricket and vice-captain in limited-overs formats.

Viewed as among the best batsmen in the current period, he additionally bends over as an incidental right-arm medium-pace bowler. He is known for his trustworthy and incredible batting style and has also won a few counterparts for India without any help. Virat got captivated with cricket very from the get-go in his life and took to the bat when he was only three.

His folks perceived his latent capacity and had him selected at the West Delhi Cricket Academy when he was nine years of age. He formed into a capable player over the following years and spoke to his city Delhi at different age-bunch levels and residential cricket. His first significant achievement came in 2008 when he captained India Under-19s to triumph at the 2008 Under-19 World Cup. Before long he was chosen to play for the Indian group and set up himself as a significant center request player. In the wake of having increased notoriety for being an "ODI authority", he has demonstrated his determination in test cricket too. 

He started a charity foundation called 'Virat Kohli Foundation' (VKF), in 2013, for helping underprivileged children. The foundation also conducts events to raise funds for charitable causes. He won the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 and the BCCI's international cricketer of the year for the 2011–12 and 2014–15 seasons. He also received the Arjuna Award in 2013 in recognition of his achievements in international cricket.

By: Janvi Aggarwal