Indian Criketer virat kohli childhood photos. Virat Kohli was born on 5th November 1988 to Prem Kohli (father) & Saroj Kohli (mother) at Delhi. He grew up at Delhi and studied at St. Sofia School in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. Virat Kohli lived in Uttam Nagar, Delhi and got his initial cricket training from West Delhi Cricket Academy. He also played for Sumit Dogra Academy in Vasundhara Enclave near Noida.
Virat Kohli came to lime light when he scored 90 runs to save Delhi from follow-on in the match against Karnataka on December 19, 2006. On the same day, his father had passed away at 3 in the morning due to brain stroke. His innings of 90 was termed “Very Crucial” by his captain Mitthun Manhas.
Virat Kohli, an attacking player with a cool head has already earned reputation as a talented, level-headed and mature cricketer. Batting at his favorite no.3 position, Virat Kohli has an urge for converting his fifties into big scores, as he show cased his talent in 2005 when he single-handedly took Delhi from 70 for 4 to a first-innings lead with a knock of 251 off 431 balls against Himachal Pradesh in the U-17 championships. Kohli made his first-class debut for Delhi in 2006-2007 Ranji Trophy and in January 2008 was named captain of the Indian U-19 squad for the 2008 World Cup. He led India’s unbeaten campaign in Malaysia. He contributed 235 runs and he is the second Indian U-19 captain to bring home the World Cup.
Virat Kohli was included in India’s squad for the one-day series against Sri Lanka in August 2008 and the Champions Trophy to follow in Pakistan. Kohli was given a chance to debut in the opening match of the Sri Lanka series as a replacement for the injured Virender Sehwag, and he finished the five match series as the fourth highest run-getter with 159 runs. Virat Kohli played his first T20 international match against Zimbabwe at the Harare Cricket Ground on June 12,2010. Virat Kohli was included in the test squad against West Indies and he made his debut on 20th June, 2011.
Virat Kohli also plays IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He was bought for $30,000 before the first season in 2008. He has been playing since 2008 and his form has been exponentially increasing. He was the only player who was retained for the fourth season by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Virat Kohli scored 557 runs in 16 matches in the fourth edition of IPL, which is the second highest aggregate score only next to his team mate Chris Gayle who scored 608 in 12 matches.