Virat Kohli – profile, career and stats

Virat Kohli plays for the Indian cricket team and is considered one of the best players in the world.

Kohli is one of the six players in the world with more than 25,000 runs in international cricket.

The 2011 World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy are among the many trophies he has won throughout his glittering career.

When was Virat Kohli born?

Kohli was born on November 5, 1988.

Where was Virat Kohli born?

Kohli was born in Delhi, which is a massive metropolitan area in the India’s north.

When did Kohli make his international debut?

Kohli made his ODI debut in 2008 against Sri Lanka, T20I debut in 2010 against Zimbabwe and Test debut against West Indies in 2011.

What is Kohli’s nickname?

Virat Kohli’s nickname is ‘Chiku’.

Who is Virat Kohli’s wife?

Renowned Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma is Virat Kohli’s wife.  

Favorite holiday destination

Kohli has revealed that his favourite holiday destination would be somewhere in Europe.

Virat Kohli’s favourite cuisine


Kohli’s favourite sportsperson from a sport other than cricket

Roger Federer and Cristiano Ronaldo

Kohli’s favourite singer

Kohli once said that Indian singer Arjit Singh was always on the top of his playlist.

What did Virat Kohli say about Babar Azam?

"The first interaction I had with him [Babar] was during the 2019 [ODI] World Cup after the game in Manchester. I've known Imad [Wasim] since the Under-19 World Cup, and he said Babar wanted to have a chat. We sat down and spoke about the game. I saw a lot of regard and respect from him from day one, and that hasn't changed," Kohli told Star Sports in 2022.

Which movie would Virat Kohli would like to be a part of?

Kohli wants to play ‘Hulk’ in the movie The Avengers.