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2. The longest recorded cricket match lasted 14 days.

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3. MS Dhoni has never scored an ODI century outside of Asia.

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6. The most Test runs are over 15,000 in total.

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7. White willow is used to make cricket bats.

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8. Ravi Shastri is the first cricketer to hit 6 sixes in an over.

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Who Is Next Virat Kohli? Is It Shubhman Gill?

Who Is Next Virat Kohli? Is It Shubhman Gill? An exact answer to this question is quite complicated. as cricket is game of consistency and to be consistent for long time is tough for any players.There are many more outstanding youth players in this list of becoming next Virat Kohli. Now, to know this , we will have to know some thing about Shubhman Gill.

Who Is Next Virat Kohli?

Who Is Next Virat Kohli? Is It Shubhman Gill?

Shubman Gill is a right-handed opening batsman who plays for domestic cricket in Punjab. however he has been heartthrob being an Indian international cricketer . He also plays for Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League. He received BCCI award for the best junior cricketer for two successive years: 2013-14 and 2014-15. he went on to share the stage with his idol Virat Kohli while receiving this award. and from then he is assumed to be next Virat Kohli. lets consider the fact that Our former Indian Captain is an idol for many young cricketers. but why is he considered an idol ? we will have to go through the whole life statistics of career of Virat Kohli. So let’s go and figure out all about Virat Kohli.

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Virat Kohli Information

Virat Kohli a top-order right handed batsman who is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. He has been in ODI’s ranking of top batsman since 2017. ESPN has ranked him as one of the most famous athletes in the world. Kohli was born in Delhi. He leaned towards cricket at quite an early age of 3. He would swing a cricket bat, asking his father to bowl at him. Seeing his inborn talent, his family got him enrolled in a cricket academy where he refined his skills. He coach at the academy saw him as a natural cricket star with unbound talent.

Who is the next Virat Kohli?

Fast Facts About Virat Kohli

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Born: November 5, 1988
Place of Birth: Delhi, India
Role:Top-order Batsman
Nickname: Chikoo

Playing Style

Kohli is a naturally strong batsman acknowledged for his solid technical skills. He is known for his wide range of shots, ability to pace an innings, and batting under pressure. He is strong through the mid-wicket as well as the cover region. He gets regular praises from his teammates for his confidence, work ethics,
focus, and commitment. He is regarded as one of the best limited- overs batsmen in the world. He is known to be a refined fielder as well.

Youth And Domestic Career

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Kohli first played for Delhi Under-15 team in the 2002-03 Polly Umrigar Trophy in October 2002. He was the top run-scorer for his team in that tournament. He became the captain of the team in 2003-04 Polly Umrigar Trophy. In late 2004, Kohli was selected in the Delhi Under-17 team for the 2003-04 Vijay Merchant Trophy. In July 2006, Kohli was selected for Under-19 squad for Under-19 India’s tour of England. India Under-19 went on to win both the ODI and Test series during the tour. At a young age of 18, Kohli made his first-class debut for Delhi against Tamil Nadu in November 2006.

The T20 Debut

In April 2007 in the Inter-State T 20 Championship’ he made his Twenty20 debut and finished as the top run-scorer for his team -with 179 runs. In July,”August 2007, Kohli was selected for the Under-19 India’s tour of Sri Lanka. He captained the victorious Indian team at the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, and was the third highest scorer of the tournament. In the same year after the Under-19 World Cup, he joined Royal Challengers Bangalore to play in the Indian Premier League.

Debuted As Reserved Batsman In August 2008

Kohli was included in the Indian ODI squad for the tour of Sri Lanka and the Champions Trophy in Pakistan. But neither of the tournaments were a big success for him. Although in November 2008, Kohli
was included in the squad for the home ODI series against England , he did not get a chance to bat. He
then replaced an injured Gambhir in the Indian squad for the tri-series in Sri Lanka. Later, in the 2009 ICC
Champions Trophy, he scored 79 runs against West Indies and was Man of the Match. He also played as a reserve batsman in the seven- match home ODI series against Australia and appeared in two matches. Kohli secured a place in the home ODI series against Sri lanka in December 2009. On the fourth ODI at Kolkata, he scored his first ODI century, enabling his team to emerge victorious in the series.

Rise Through Ranks

In January 2010, Tendulkar was rested for the tri-nation ODI tournament in Bangladesh . This paved path for Kohli to play in each of India's five matches. He had a successful series and also scored a century. He was greatly praised for his performance. Kohli was named vice-captain for the tri-series against Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka. His marvelous performance led him to become the fastest Indian batsman to reach 1,000 runs
in ODI cricket. Later, during the 2010 Asia Cup, he struggled with his form in a tri-series against Sri Lanka
and New Zealand, but managed to retain his place in the ODI team for the an upcoming three-match series
against Australia.

The Big Breakthrough of Kohli’s Life

  • Kohli played exceptionally well in India’s tour of South Africa in January 2011.
  • He made a score 193 runs at an average of 48.25 including two fifties.
  • His 45 performance led him to jump to number two spot on the ICC Rankings for ODI batsmen and also helped him secure a place in the team for World cup 2011.
  • In the World Cup 2015, he became the first Indian batsman to score a century in his World Cup debut. In October 2011, Kohli was the top run-scorer in the winning five-match home ODI series against England.

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When Did Kohli Became Vice-Captain Of India?

He continued to rise among the ranks, and was appointed the vice-captain for the 2012 Asia Cup in Bangladesh.

  • In February 2013, Kohli scored his fourth Test century (107) in the first match of the home Test series against Australia.
  • India won a series against Australia by 4-0, becoming the first team to whitewash Australia in more than four decades.
  • Later, India also won an ODI series against Sri Lanka by 5-0. Kohli played a crucial role in winning 2013 ICC Champions trophy by top-scoring.
  • In 2014, he was named vice-caption of the team.
  • In 2014, with a total of 319 runs at an average of 106.33 Kohli had set a record for most runs by an individual batsman in a single World Twenty20 tournament, and also won the Man of the Tournament award.
  • During the 2015 ODI series against Sri Lanka, Kohli became the fastest batsman in the world to go past the 6000-run mark in ODIs, as well as won man of the series award.
  • During South Africa’stour of India, he became the only player retained by the Royal batsman in the world to make 1,000 Challengers.
  • In 2013, he became runs in T 201 cricket. He contributed massively in India winning the Asia Cup 2016 in Bangladesh. He earned his second consecutive Man of the Tournament award at the World Twenty20 with a total of 273 runs in five matches.

When Did He Became The Captain Of India? virat kohli captaincy debut in odi

Kohli captained the Indian team for the first time in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy and led the team to the finals. 2017 ended as Kohli’s year with a record of 2818 international runs, which was recorded as the third-highest tally ever in a calendar year and the highest tally ever by an Indian player. During ODI series against West Indies in 2018, he became the 12th batsman and the fastest player to score 10,000 ODI runs.

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virat kohli captaincy period

In April 2019, Kohli was announced to captain Team India in World Cup 2019. IPL Career In March 2008, Kohli had played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. However, it was only in 2009 that his talent became known. Ahead of the 2011 season, Kohli was the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore and has been playing for the same team ever since. In October 2016, Kohli announced that he would permanently play for RCB in.

kohli’s captaincy lasted from 2014 to 2022.

No of matches as a captain689550140
date of last match as a captain11 January 202228 march 20218th november 2021NA
Matches won in india24241364
Matches won internationally152914NA
matches won on neutral groundNA123NA
match lost16271669
winning rate58.8268.42%64.58%45.71%

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