Virat Kohli

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World T20, 2nd Semi-Final

India vs West Indies

at Mumbai, Mar 31, 2016
West Indies 196/3 beat India 192/2 by 7 wickets

Virat Kohli

Virat KohliVirat Kohli (born November 5, 1988) is an Indian cricketer. He was the captain of the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia. He represents Delhi in first-class cricket. He played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2008 Indian Premier League.
Virat captained the victorious Indian team at the 2008 U/19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia . Batting at number 4, he scored 235 runs in 6 matches at an average of 47, including a century against the West Indies U-19s. He was also commended for making several tactical bowling changes during the tournament.
Kohli played for Royal Challengers Bangalore at the 2008 Indian Premier League. He performed poorly, scoring only 165 runs in 13 innings at an average of 15. Following a hundred in the Emerging Players Tournament in Australia in 2008, he was selected in the ODI squad for India's tour of Sri Lanka. Kohli made his debut in One Day Internationals against Sri Lanka in the 2008 Idea Cup. He opened the batting in the first match, but was out for 12. But he made a crucial 37 in a low scoring second match in the series, which helped India win and level the series. He made his first half century, a score of 54, in the fourth match which helped India win the series. This was India's first one day series win against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka.

Full name Virat Kohli
Born November 5, 1988, Delhi
Major teams India, Bangalore Royal Challengers, Delhi, India Red, India Under-19s.
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium

 Career statistics
Test debut  West Indies vs India at Kingston, Jun 20-23, 2011
ODI debut  Sri Lanka vs India at Dambulla, Aug 18, 2008
Twenty20 debut  Zimbabwe vs India at Harare, Jun 12, 2010

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.