Virat Kohli HD Wallpapers
One of the most prominent cricketers of modern times, Virat Kohli is noted for his great performances which have contributed to many victories for the present Indian cricket team, and created some memorable moments in the history of Indian cricket. Here are some best Virat Kohli HD Wallpapers 2015. let’s start.
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Virat Kohli HD Wallpapers 2015
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli who is widely regarded by many as one of the very best young players of modern times and also one of the top prospects of Indian national team. He is a regular squad member of the Indian national cricket team and also serves as the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the Indian Premier League. Virat Kohli mainly known as a skillful middle-order batsman for his national and IPL team and also known as a right arm medium pace bowler. He previously played for West Delhi Cricket Academy and currently plays also for the Delhi states cricket team in first-class cricket besides his career with the Indian cricket team. Virat Kohli is also known for serving his duty as the captain of the victorious Indian team at the 2008 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup in Malaysia.
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Virat Kohli holds the record of fastest century by any Indian batsman in One Day International cricket. Kohli is the fastest batsman to achieve 17 centuries by any batsman in the world of cricket in One Day International Cricket format, and the fourth batsman to hit 1000 or more ODI runs in ODIs in three or more consecutive calendar years, only after Sachin Tendulkar (from 1996 to 1998), Sourav Ganguly (from 1997 to 2000) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (from 2007 to 2009). Besides the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli with his 11 centuries while chasing also holds the record for most centuries in chases. He is the first batsman ever to score 50 or more in five successive times on two separate occasions in ODIs.
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Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi, India. His father, Prem Kohli, died in December 2006 and was a lawyer by profession. Virat’s mother, Saroj Kohli, is one of the biggest supports of Virat’s life and is a home maker. Virat Kohli has an elder brother, Vikash and an elder sister, Bhavna. After Virat attended the Vishal Bharti School, he completed his study from Saviour Convent School. He is in love with Aston Martin which proves him to be a diehard automobile fanatic. He loves wearing Ed Hardy shirts to compliment his cool appearance which also proves him as a fashion enthusiast. Virat Kohli is the only Indian cricketer with heavily tattooed arms and as a lucky charm, has a Golden Dragon on his forearm. Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is currently invoved in a romantic relationship with him.
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In 1998, after West Delhi Cricket Academy was established, Virat Kohli was part of its first intake. During the 2002–03 Polly Umrigar Trophy, he first appeared for Delhi Under-15 team in October 2002. He achieved an average of 34.40 while scoring a total of 172 runs on that occasion. Kohli was chosen to be the captain of the Delhi states team during 2003–04 Polly Umrigar Trophy. He achieved an average of 78 while scoring 390 runs in 5 innings on that occasion. He scored two centuries and two half-centuries during the 2004 Polly Umrigar Trophy. In late 2004 for the 2004 Vijay Merchant Trophy, Virat was selected in the Delhi Under-17 team. On that occasion, he achieved an average of 117.50 while scoring 470 runs with two hundreds and top-score of 251 not out. In February 2006, Virat made his List A debut for Delhi against Services.
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During the 2008 Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup in Malaysia, Virat Kohli served his duty as the captain of the victorious Indian team. He scored 235 runs in 6 matches while batting at number 4 with an average of 47. He also made a century on that occasion against the West Indies Under-19 team. Virat Kohli was hugely appreciated for making several tactical bowling changes on his way to the victory of the tournament. His mother Saroj Kohli once stated about his son that “Virat changed a bit after that day. Overnight he became a much more matured person. He took every match seriously. He hated being on the bench. It’s as if his life hinged totally on cricket after that day.” India went on to win the game by 17 runs against South Africa at the final of 2009 Emerging Players Tournament in Australia where Kohli scored a century.
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After having given an amazing performance in 2008’s Emerging Players Tournament in Australia, Virat Kohli got picked to be a part of the India’s ODI squad for the Sri Lanka tour. Virat’s debut 2008 ODI match one against Sri Lanka in the Idea Cup, which both Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Shehwag had to miss because of their injuries. Kohli got dismissed after scoring 12. In the second match which was over all low-scoring, he scored 37, thus contributing to the victory of the team. In the fourth match, he scored his career’s first half-century, at 54. Virat was selected for the ICC Champions Trophy 2009 to replace Yuvraj Singh was was injured.
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In 2008, Virat Kohli first made made an appearance in the Indian Premier League, as a part of Royal Challengers Bangalore, as the franchise bought him for $30,000. In 13 innings, his score was 165, and he made an average of 15, with 2 wickets, 4 6s and 18 4s, and the highest score of 38. In 2012, he made appearances in 16 matches, scoring a total of 364 runs, the highest being 73 not out and the average, 28.00. He made 2 half-centuries, 33 4s and 10 6s. Virat captained the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the sixth season of IPL, and ended with up an average of 45.28.
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Virat Kohli recorded the fastest ODI century scored by an Indian batsman, having made it in 52 balls during a match against Australia on the 16th of October, 2013. He also holds the record of reaching the fastest 1000, 3000 and 4000 runs, and besides Viv Richards, in reaching 5000 ODI runs within a matter of 114 innings. He was honored as the Player of the Tournament in the ICC World Cup Twenty20 of 2014, and the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year in the same year. In 2012, he was honored as the ODI Player and the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Sportsperson of the Year and ODI Player of the Year. In 2013, he also received the Arjuna Award, the highest sports award in India presented by the Government of India.
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Virat Kohli is an aggressive batsman and his technical knowledge is strong, for which he has been praised. He usually bats in the middle order, but has also been seen opening the innings on several occasions. His stance is slightly open-chested, and his footwork is quick and incredible. His strength is palpable through the cover region and mid-wicket. Under pressure, he shows amazing run chasing capability. He is known as one of the world’s top limited-over batsmen. As a part of the under 19 team, he had Dav Whatmore as his coach, who once described Kohli as a “very physical type of player” and that he likes to “impose himself on the game”. Martin Crowe, former captain of New Zealand, was once quoted saying that Kohli “exudes the intensity of Rahul Dravid, the audacity of Virender Sehwag, and the extraordinary range of Sachin.”
Virat Kolhli has appeared in 29 international test matches for the national cricket team of India so far, scoring 1,855 runs and having a batting average of 39.46. His highest score is 119, and he has made 6 centuries and 9 half-centuries for his team. He has appeared in 149 One Day Internationals for India, scoring 6,208 runs so far, and has a batting average of 52.61. He has 21 ODI centuries and 33 half-centuries under his belt, and his highest score is 183. In Twenty-20 format of cricket, he has appeared in 60 matches, with 4,043 runs, and has a batting average of 47.01, with 13 centuries and 17 half centuries, and the highest T-20 score of 197.
Here’s hoping that Virat Kohli will be able to give some other great performances as already he is doing great work for india, winning over millions of more hearts.