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Virat Kohli is considered to be the best batsman in Indian Cricket among the present generation. An aggressive strokemaker that he is, Kohli made his mark quite early by leading India to championship victory in the Under 19 World Cup 2008 in Malaysia. Since then this Delhi lad had such a meteoric rise that in just another 6-7 years, he has gone on to become India’s Test Captain! Virat Kohli has also become a world class batsman in such a short time well on par with someone like South Africa’s AB de Villiers.

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On his day, Virat Kohli can murder the best of bowling attacks and when he is in form, he makes sure to pile up centuries after centuries. It was only recently that Virat Kohli has found his feet as Test batsman by smashing hundreds in the 2014/15 Border-Gavaskar Trophy that was held in Australia.

In just his mid 20s, Virat Kohli is already a master of run chases in ODI Cricket. Kohli has already scored 30+ international centuries till date and has more than a decent chance of coming closer to the greatness of Sachin Tendulkar. Most of Virat Kohli’s ODI tons have resulted in India pulling off some remarkable chases in recent times.

Virat Kohli has conquered the world it seems scoring runs everywhere except for England where he had a dreadful run in 2014 struggling to cope up with the extra swing there, while becoming James Anderson’s bunny. Kohli otherwise has been successful home and away owing to his tight technique and quick footwork. There is nothing more majestic in world cricket at the moment than a cover drive on the up from Virat Kohli against the likes of Dale Steyn and similar tearaway quicks. Against spin, Kohli has this uncanny knack of moving deep back in the crease and pulling them for sixes. This right-handed batsman can whip the ball off the stumps with utmost ease using his silken wrists.

In the Indian Premier League, Virat Kohli has been playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore from the first edition till date while becoming the team’s Captain in 2013. On the personal front, Virat Kohli has been in love with Bollywood heroine Anushka Sharma and their wedding could happen in the near future.

 

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