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Virat Koli is an Indian international cricket considered among the best athletes in India. Considered one of the best batsmen of the current era, he also doubles as a casual bowler for right-handed mid-pace. He is known for his reliable and powerful style of wadding and has won several matches for India by hand. Virat became fascinated with cricket quite early in his life and took a bat when he was only three years old. His parents recognized his potential and enrolled him in the Crisis Academy in West Delhi when he was nine years old. He developed into a very talented player in the following years and represented his city of Delhi at various levels of age groups and home cricket. His first big success came in 2008, when he captained India under 19 to victory in the Under-19 World Cup. He was soon selected to play for the Indian team and established himself as a valuable midfielder. After gaining a reputation as an “ARI specialist”, he proved his skill in test cricket. He is currently the captain of the Indian team in test cricket and deputy captain in limited formats. Virat Koli is married to the famous Indian actress Anushka Sharma.

Childhood and early life

Virat Koli was born on November 5, 1988 in Delhi, India, in Prem Koli and Saroy Koli. His father was a criminal lawyer while his mother was a housewife. He has two brothers and sisters: an older brother Vikash and an older sister, Bhavna.

He was interested in cricket when he was a little boy. At just three years old, he will pick up a cricket bat and ask his father to buy it. He received his early education from the Vishal Bharti Public School.

His interest in cricket continued to grow, and his father enrolled him at the West Delhi Cricket Academy when Virat was nine years old. He trains at the Rajkumar Sharma Academy and also plays matches at the Sumit Dogra Academy.

Career

In 2002, he played for the Delhi U-15 team and became the leading runner in the 2002-03 Polly Umrigar trophy tournament. He became captain of the Polly Umrigar trophy team from 2003 to 2004.

He was selected to the Delhi Under-17 team for the 2003-04 Vijay Merchant Trophy. He scored 470 series in four games at an average of 117.50 with two hundred. He repeated his fabulous performance the following season and helped Delhi lift the 2004-2005 Vijay Merchant trophy.

His steady performances earned him a place in the Under-19 India team on his tour of England in 2006. He averaged 105 in the three-match ODI series that the Under-19 India Team won. Later that year, he also performed well against the Pakistani U-19 cricket team.

His father died in 2006, when Collie was just 18. His father was his mainstay, and his untimely death plunged the family into financial crisis. With more responsibilities on his young shoulders, Collie has now begun to take the game even more seriously.

In 2008, he led the Indian team to victory at the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Malaysia. He was then bought by the Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore for $ 30,000 on a youth contract.

 

 

 

Charity works

In 2013, Virat Kohli launched the Virat Kohli Foundation (VKF) to help disadvantaged children. The foundation also holds fundraising events for charitable causes.

Awards and achievements

He won the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 and the BCCI International Cricket of the Year for the 2011-12 and 2014-15 seasons.

He received the Arjuna Award in 2013 in recognition of his achievements in international cricket.

 

Charity works

In 2013, Virat Kohli launched the Virat Kohli Foundation (VKF) to help disadvantaged children. The foundation also holds fundraising events for charitable causes.

Awards and achievements

He won the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 and the BCCI International Cricket of the Year for the 2011-12 and 2014-15 seasons.

He received the Arjuna Award in 2013 in recognition of his achievements in international cricket.

In November 2014, Kohli, together with Anjana Reddy’s Universal Sportsbiz (USPL), launched the WROGN fashion label. The brand sells casual clothing for men and has contacted the online major Myntra.com and Shopper’s Stop.

In September 2015, Virat Koli became the co-owner of the UAE Royals franchise of the International Tennis League (IPTL). IPTL is an annual team tennis event that is played in various cities in Asia.

In 2015, he invested a total of INR 90 crores (about $ 14 million) in a chain of gyms and fitness centers – Chisel. Kohli owns the fitness chain with Chisel India and CSE (Cornerstone Sport and Entertainment).

In December 2015, he became a co-owner of the Bengaluru Yodhas franchise of the Indian Pro Wrestling League. The other co-owner of the franchise is JSW group.

In 2016, together with Stepathlon Lifestyle, Virat launched Stepathlon Kids, which is a fitness endeavor for children

 

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