Virat Kohli: Top 30 Most Interesting facts about Kohli that every fan should know

Virat Kohli is the most prominent name in the sports industry and undeniably the most popular cricketer in the World.He is truly a global icon today. Kohli draws attention from every quarter. From fans to the media everyone wants to know about him.
Here are some 30 Interesting facts about Team India Skipper Virat Kohli that every fan should know:-

1 Virat Kohli Nickname – Virat Kohli nickname is Cheeku. Former Delhi coach Ajit Chaudhary gave him the name when he joined the Delhi Ranji team

2 Virat Kohli Hight – 1.75 m
3 Virat Kohli Date of Birth –  5 November 1988
4 Virat kohli Tattoos – Virat Kohli has 4 tattoos on his body, including a golden dragon and a samurai warrior on his hand. They are supposed to bring him good luck.
5 Virat kohli T20I 1000 runs – Virat Kohli became the fastest Indian to score 1000 runs in T20 Internationals.
6 Virat kohli ODI 10,000 runs – Virat Kohli became the fastest player to score 10,000 runs and broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record
7 Virat kohli 3 consecutive centuries – Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to score three consecutive centuries in the one-day format.
8 Virat kohli captained –  Virat Kohli captained the India Under-19 team to the U-19 World Cup in 2008.
9 Virat kohli ODI debut – Virat Kohli made his ODI debut in 2008 and was part of the 2011 World Cup winning team.
10 Virat kohli ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year – Virat Kohli was named the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year. At the age of 23! in 2012
11 Virat kohli fastest ODI Runs – Virat Kohli is the fastest Indian cricketer to reach 1000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000, 8000, 9000, 10,000 ODI runs.

12 Virat kohli hundred on World Cup debut –
 Virat Kohli was Only Indian to score a hundred on World Cup debut
13 Virat kohli ICC rankings – Virat Kohli reached the number one spot in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen for the first time in 2013
14 Virat kohli 1st Wicket – Virat Kohli a wicket off his first delivery in T20Is. Virat Kohli got England’s Kevin Pietersen wicket on the first ball of his career.
15 Virat kohli decided to play a Ranji match against Karnataka despite his father’s death the same day in 2016, Kohli went on to score a crucial 90 for his team.
16 Virat kohli Best Dressed International Men – In 2012, Virat Kohli was named one of the 10 Best Dressed International Men in a list that also included US President Barrack Obama.
17 Virat kohli captain – Virat Kohli is the only Indian captain to beat South Africa 3-0 in a Test series.
18 Virat kohli Awards – Virat Kohli was honoured with the Arjuna Award by President Pranab Mukherjee in 2013.
19 Virat kohli Awards – Virat Kohli was honoured Padma Shri under the sports category in 2017
20.Virat Kohli only cricketer in Forbes’ top 100 highest-paid athletes of 2020
21.Virat kohli is ranked as one of the world’s most famous athletes by ESPN.
22 Virat kohli is the highest run scorer for India in T20 internationals with 2102 runs in 58 matches at an average of 48.88.
23 Virat kohli Highest runs in IPL – Royal Challengers Bangalore’s (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli is in sublime touch and is at the top of the charts with over 5412 runs.
24 Virat kohli Highest runs in ODI – Virat Kohli is leading with 2794 runs in the T20I, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are having a close contest in terms of T20I runs.
25 Virat kohli IPL Moneyball Salary – 126.2 Cr
26 Virat kohli IPL 2020 Salary – Virat Kohli retained by the Royal Challengers for one more year. Virat Kohli will get paid 17 Cr for the season 2020 contract.

27 Virat kohli ODIs

Runs –  11867
100s –  43
50s –    58

28 Virat kohli T20s

Runs – 2794
100s – 0
50s  – 24

29 Virat kohli Test

Runs – 7240
100s – 27
50s –  22

30 Virat kohli IPL
Runs – 5412
100s – 5
50s – 23