|Virat Kohli Quick Look|
|Date of Birth||November 5, 1988|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer who represents India in international cricket matches. He is a top-order right-handed batsman and can also do right-arm medium bowling.
- Virat Kohli’s height is 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm.
- Virat is nicknamed Chikoo / Cheeku.
- In March 2021, he reached the milestone of 100 million Instagram followers and hence, became the first Asian celebrity to achieve this status.
- He played his first international match for India on August 18, 2008, versus Sri Lanka which was an ODI match.
- He was born to a Punjabi Hindu family.
- His dad was a criminal lawyer and his mom is a housewife.
- He has an older brother Vikas and an older sister, Bhavna.
- In March 2019, Virat Kohli became the second player in the world to reach 5,000 IPL (Indian Premier League) runs after Suresh Raina.
- He is naturally an aggressive batsman.
- Cover Drive is his favorite shot.
- In 2013, he received the Arjuna Award.
- In 2017, he received the Padma Shri which is India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
- In 2018, he was honored with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
- In December 2017, he married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in Italy.
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