Today I’ll be mentioning the hardworking and determined life of one the greatest player of Indian Team Virat “THE RUN MACHINE” Kohli.
Virat Kohli is a right-handed top-order batsman, the stylish good-looking captain is considered one of the best batsmen in the world. He was born on 5 November in 1988 into a Punjabi family in Delhi. According to Virat’s family, Virat was nearly 3-year old when he used to pick up a bat and start swinging it as well as asking his father to bowl to him. Virat Kohli was raised in Uttam Nagar, Delhi and studied in Vishal Bharti Public School there. In 1998, The West Delhi Cricket Academy was created and Kohli was a part of it. He was just 9-year old boy that time, he was coached by Rajkumar Sharma. His coach told in a interview – “Virat used to practice in a group of small kids of his age, but he always wanted to practice with a group of seniors practicing on the other side there”.
King Kohli is the kohl on the eyes of Indian cricket. He has been an outstanding batsman and is being rated as the best in the business in world cricket in present. He also used to play matches for Sumit Dogra academy in the Vasundhara enclave near Noida. Virat was the caption of the Indian under 19 cricket world cup team. He also represented Delhi in the Ranji trophy for the first time in 2006. His talent and consistency earned him a place in the Indian cricket team after becoming captain his exceptional leadership skills brought triumph and glory to our country to date he has scored more than 20,000 runs in international cricket and 68 centuries? Kohli has been the recipient of several prestigious awards such as the Arjuna Award in 2013 the Padma Shri in 2017 and the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2018.
So, at the age of 9 Kohli enrolled in west Delhi cricket academy. And his coach identified the spark in the young boy that is Virat Kohli and he took to professional training quite seriously and thought of all the different techniques.
Virat also became the greatest Indian captain in Test cricket with 27 test wins, 12 overseas test wins and highest winning percentage as captain in both Tests and ODIs. Kohli was ranked eighth in ESPN's list of world's most famous sportspeople in 2016. Virat is the only current player to have a stand named after him in Delhi Firoz Shah Kotla stadium to honour his immaculate contributions to Indian cricket. Virat Kohli is an inspiration and a role model for the youth today. We have seen his growing maturity, his consistency, and his leadership abilities. Virat Kohli is captain of the Indian National Cricket Team – ODI and Test. He is very supportive for young players. He is well known today and appears in regularly on newspaper and television. Kohli is a very talented and wonderful player that I like.