Virat Kohli 33rd Birthday today, check top 33 most Interesting facts about Indian captain that every fan should know

Virat Kohli 33rd Birthday – IND vs SCO LIVE: As India is getting ready to take on Scotland, India’s captain Virat Kohli is also celebrating his 33rd birthday today. Kohli who has already resigned from RCB & India’s T20 captaincy will be having a quite dinner with family & team post match vs Scotland. Wishes have started pouring in for the Indian legend.
As the cricket world celebrates birthday of the most revered cricketer of the recent times, InsideSport brings you 33 facts about the cricketer which every cricket fan should know about Virat Kohli, check out.

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Here are some 32 Interesting facts about Team India Skipper Virat Kohli that every fan should know:-

1 Virat Kohli Nickname – Virat Kohli nickname is Cheeku. Former Delhi coach Ajit Chaudhary gave him the name when he joined the Delhi Ranji team

2 Virat Kohli Height – 1.75 m
3 Virat Kohli Date of Birth –  5 November 1988
4 Virat Kohli Tattoos – Virat Kohli has 4 tattoos on his body, including a golden dragon and a samurai warrior on his hand. They are supposed to bring him good luck.
5 Virat Kohli T20I 1000 runs – Virat Kohli became the fastest Indian to score 1000 runs in T20 Internationals.
6 Virat Kohli ODI 10,000 runs – Virat Kohli became the fastest player to score 10,000 runs and broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record
7 Virat Kohli 3 consecutive centuries – Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to score three consecutive centuries in the one-day format.
8 Virat Kohli captained –  Virat Kohli captained the India Under-19 team to the U-19 World Cup in 2008.
9 Virat Kohli ODI debut – Virat Kohli made his ODI debut in 2008 and was part of the 2011 World Cup winning team.
10 Virat Kohli ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year – Virat Kohli was named the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year. At the age of 23! in 2012
11 Virat Kohli fastest ODI Runs – Virat Kohli is the fastest Indian cricketer to reach 1000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000, 8000, 9000, 10,000 ODI runs.
12 Virat Kohli hundred on World Cup debut – Virat Kohli was Only Indian to score a hundred on World Cup debut
13 Virat Kohli ICC rankings – Virat Kohli reached the number one spot in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen for the first time in 2013
14 Virat Kohli 1st Wicket – Virat Kohli a wicket off his first delivery in T20Is. Virat Kohli got England’s Kevin Pietersen wicket on the first ball of his career.
15 Virat Kohli decided to play a Ranji match against Karnataka despite his father’s death the same day in 2016, Kohli went on to score a crucial 90 for his team.
16 Virat Kohli Best Dressed International Men – In 2012, Virat Kohli was named one of the 10 Best Dressed International Men in a list that also included US President Barrack Obama.
17 Virat Kohli captain – Virat Kohli is the only Indian captain to beat South Africa 3-0 in a Test series.
18 Virat Kohli Awards – Virat Kohli was honoured with the Arjuna Award by President Pranab Mukherjee in 2013.
19 Virat Kohli Awards – Virat Kohli was honoured Padma Shri under the sports category in 2017
20.Virat Kohli only cricketer in Forbes’ top 100 highest-paid athletes of 2020
21.Virat Kohli is ranked as one of the world’s most famous athletes by ESPN.
22 Virat Kohli Most Runs in T20 Cricket: Kohli has scored most runs in T20 Cricket for any team. He has scored 3225 runs in 93 matches at an average of 52.01 & Strike Rate of 140. Martin Guptill is in 2nd place.
23 Virat Kohli Most 100’s against 1 Team – Kohli has a unique record of scoring 9 hundreds against 1 team i.e against the West Indies. In 39 matches against the WI, Kohli has scored 9 hundreds. Sachin Tendulkar also has 9 hundreds record against Australia.
24 Virat Kohli Most 50’s in T20 – Kohli has scored 29 half centuries in T20 Cricket which is maximum by any batsman globally. Rohit Sharma is No. 2, followed by Babar Azam of Pakistan.
25 Virat Kohli IPL Moneyball Salary – 143.2 Cr
26 Virat Kohli IPL 2021 Salary – Virat Kohli got paid 17 Cr in IPL Salary this year.

27 Virat Kohli ODIs Record

Runs –  12169
100s –  43
50s –    62
Av – 59.07

28 Virat Kohli T20s

Runs – 3225
100s – 0
50s  – 29

29 Virat Kohli Test

Runs – 7765
100s – 27
50s –  27

Av – 51.01

30. Virat Kohli only Indian batsman with above 50 average in all 3 formats of the game.
31. Virat Kohli is only Indian athlete in Forbes list of highest earning sports people – In the current year, Kohli has earned USD 26 Million. He is now 66th on the list from 83rd in 2019.
32. Virat Kohli is also the highest earning Sportsperson in entire South Asia.
33. Virat has 3 Contracts worth which are above 100 Cr endorsement values
Virat Kohli 33rd Birthday today, check top 33 most Interesting facts about Indian captain that every fan should know