and is the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the Indian Premier League. He also represents Delhi in first-class cricket and played for the West Delhi Cricket Academy. In One Day International (ODI) cricket, Kohli holds the record for the fastest century by an Indian batsman,
and became the fastest to 17 hundreds in ODI by any batsman. He is the fourth batsman in ODIs after Sourav Ganguly (1997-2000), Sachin Tendulkar (1996-98) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2007?09) to hit 1000 or more ODI runs in three or more consecutive calendar years.
He also holds the record for most centuries in chases, with 11 centuries, behind only Sachin Tendulkar. He is the first batsman to make five successive scores of 50 or more in ODIs on two separate occasions.
Full name Virat Kohli
Born 5 November 1988 (age 25) Delhi, India
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium
National side India
Test debut 20 June 2011 v West Indies
ODI debut 18 August 2008 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no. 18
T20I debut 12 June 2010 v Zimbabwe