New Delhi: An elated Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said that clinching an away series against Sri Lanka after 22 years is a “magnificent milestone”.
India on Tuesday claimed an away Test series win against Sri Lanka after 22 years as they clinched the decisive third match by 117 runs for a 2-1 triumph on the fifth day at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC).
But there are some interesting facts about Virat Kohli who is seen as the next big thing in the world of Cricket:
1.Virat Kohli is also known by the pet name ‘chiku' which was given by the then Delhi coach Ajit Choudhry when Virat joined the Delhi Ranji team.
2.Virat Kohli holds the unique record of scoring the fastest century by an Indian batsman in an One day International match. He made these against Australia in which he scored a century from just 52 balls.
3. Virat Kohli is one of the few Indian cricketer who has a tattoo in his hand. It is been said that the tattoo is very close to his heart.
4.In 2012 Virat Kohli was included in the list of ‘well dressed personality'. This list had famous personalities from various fields which include the President of America Barack Obama.
5.Virat has said that his first crush was none other than the famous bollywood actress Karishma Kapoor.
6.Virat Kohli has got the Arjuna Award in 2013 for his excellent performance in the game of cricket.
7.Virat Kohli has now become the top most choice of all brands. His good and charming looks attracts the advertisers and ad makers to his door. Virat is the most sought after cricketer and his brand value is just second to Dhoni in the present Indian team.
8.While he was playing a Ranji match, he got the tragic news of his father's demise. But Virat decided to play the match and finish the game.