Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli, June 2016

Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer. He was born in Delhi, India on November 5, 1988. Virat Kohli won the ICC Player of the year award in 2012. He is often rated as one of the best batsmen in the world.[1][2][3] Kohli was ranked eighth in ESPN's list of world's most famous sportspeople in 2016.[4]

He started dating Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma in 2013. They got married on 11 December 2017 in Florence, Italy.[5][6] Kohli first came into the limelight in 2008, when he led the Indian U-19 cricket team to victory in 2008 U-19 Cricket World Cup.[7] He soon made his debut for the Indian team in August 2008, during a ODI match against Sri Lanka.[8]

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  1. "ICC World Twenty20: Virat Kohli best batsman in the world, says Sunil Gavaskar". India Today. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  2. "Kohli is world's best batsman: Wasim Akram". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  3. "Kohli the best in the world: Waugh". cricket.com.au. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  4. "ESPN's World Fame 100". ESPN. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  5. "It's official: Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are married". The Express Tribune. 11 December 2017. Archived from the original on 12 December 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  6. "Virat Kohli officially announces marriage to Anushka Sharma, Twitter goes berserk". Hindustan Times. 11 December 2017. Archived from the original on 12 December 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  7. "2008 U-19 cricket cup winning team: Where are they now?".
  8. "Virat Kohli's debut in International Cricket". www.sportskeeda.com. 2014-06-26. Retrieved 2019-02-22.

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