Following India’s defeat in the Test series against South Africa, Virat Kohli resigned as Team India’s Test captain. On January 15, he revealed his choice on social media. Kohli had previously stated that he would resign as India’s T20I captain following the T20 World Cup in 2021. In December 2021, Rohit Sharma succeeded him as the white-ball captain of India. Let’s look at Kohli’s birth, age, family, education, career, stats, net worth, and more since he resigned as captain across all formats of cricket.
Prem and Saroj Kohli welcomed their son, Virat, on November 5, 1988 in Delhi, India. His mother is a stay-at-home mom, while his father was a criminal defense lawyer. He was raised in Uttam Nagar, a neighborhood in Delhi, and went to Vishal Bharti Public School and Saviour Convent. Having spent a month in bed, Kohli’s father passed away on December 18, 2006, after a heart attack.
5 November 1988
Saroj Kohli (Mother) Prem Kohli (Father)
Sister- Bhawna Kohli Brother- Vikas Kohli
Vishal Bharti Public School Savior Convent
5 ft 9 inch
Virat Kohli cricket career:
In 1998, the West Delhi Cricket Academy was established, and Kohli was a member of its inaugural class, receiving instruction from Rajkumar Sharma. With the Delhi Under-15 side in the 2002–03 Polly Umrigar Trophy, Kohli made his cricket debut in October 2002. He then led the team to the subsequent trophy. Later, he was chosen for the Delhi Under-17 team to compete in the 2003–2004 Vijay Merchant Trophy, where he finished as the tournament’s leading run-scorer.
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In his first-class debut for Delhi against Tamil Nadu at the age of 18, Kohli scored 10 runs. He earned his Under-19 squad debut in July 2006 while India was touring England. Both ODI and Test series were won by India. The next year, Kohli made his T20 debut and finished with 179 runs to lead the Inter-State T20 Championship.
For Kohli, 2008 was a transformative year. He first led the side that won the Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Second, RCB paid $30,000 to acquire him on a youth contract for the IPL. Third, he made his debut abroad. Let us see about his social media ID’s, hobbies and received awards in the upcoming session.
Raj Kumar Sharma
Rs. 980 crore (approx)
Arjuna Award Padma Shri Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Workout, Traveling, Singing, Dancing.
Frequently Asked Questions:
- Where does Virat Kohli and his family currently live?
Virat Kohli and his family lives in Gurugram, India.
2. Does Virat Kohli Drink Alcohol?
Before becoming one of the fittest players in Indian cricket, Kohli used to eat poorly and down one or two drinks. He acknowledged that in the past, he had been a binge drinker and wild party animal.
3. What is Virat Kholi’s net worth in 2022?
Virat’s estimated net worth in 2022 is $127 million, or roughly 1012 crores of Indian rupees, per mpl.live. With the BCCI, Virat has an A+ deal that guarantees him INR 7 crores annually. In addition to this, he also receives match fees based on the game’s format.