India captain Virat Kohli has taken the world of cricket by storm ever since he became part of the international side.
He has been in the international arena for more than a decade now. Kohli first led India to a World Cup win with the under-19 team, then did not waste a lot of time getting into the senior team in the early 20s.
And he has not looked back ever since. Virat Kohli is known for being the most successful batsman when it comes to chasing down big totals in white-ball cricket.
He is known for his aggression in the field and for leading his team in the same fashion. Kohli has been called a modern era great when it comes to dominating opponents with mammoth runs.
The Delhi native has already scored 27 centuries in Test and 43 in ODIs. He hasn’t yet bagged a T20I ton, but he has an impressive 29 fifties.
Virat Kohli’s personal details
|Full name||Virat Kohli|
|Born||November 5, 1988|
|Debut||18 August 2008 vs SL|
|Net Worth||INR 900 crore|
|Father name||Prem Kohli (late)|
|Mother name||Saroj Kohli|
|Salary||INR 5 crore|
Kohli is 32. He will turn 33 tomorrow (November 5). The Indian skipper is undoubtedly going to play for many more years to come.
Virat Kohli’s Net worth and Salary
The Indian star has a whopping net worth of INR900 crores that he has accumulated from his various business ventures, sponsorships with local and international brands, franchise cricket, and international cricket where he is bound by BCCI with the top-tier contractually.
He is paid INR6.5 lacs for every ODI, INR16 lacs for every Test, and 3 lacs for every T20I he plays for India.
Kohli is one of the highest-paid cricketers in the world. He has іnvеѕtеd іn Сhіѕеl, а gуm сhаіn. Kohli also owns and operates the PGA Tour and the International Premier Tennis League.
Kohli is 175cm tall, which is a decent height for any cricketer.
Kohli tied the knot with his long-term girlfriend and Bollywood actress, Anushka Sharma, on December 11, 2017.
Kohli has been called Cheeku by his teammates. He was given the name in his teens because of his chubby cheeks.
The Indian superstar has been in the news lately for India’s performance in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
Team India is struggling to make an impact at the mega event. Kohli came under fire in the opening game against arch-rival Pakistan when the hosts were defeated by 10 wickets.
Kohli and co lost the game in a one-sided contest and this irked several cricket fans back in India.
However, true cricket fans lauded him for his sportsmanship as he did not take credit away from the Pakistan team who outplayed India on October 24.
He also came out to defend his pacer Mohammad Shami after the bowler was attacked on social media over his religion.