Ten amazing facts about Birthday Boy’s Virat Kohli


There are many players in India Cricket team who elevated the cricket to its new heights, Kohli  is still different which sets him apart, with his skillful hand on the ground and a pretty long list of records that this young player has amassed in very short time duration and presently eyes of the nation fall on him when  the Indian team play. The Indian Test team skipper turns 28th  on Saturday and here are some amazing facts about Kohli that surprise you.

  1. He smashed the fastest century (52balls) by an Indian in ODIs against Australia in 2013.

Virat Kohli

2.He became the fastest Indian batsman to reach the landmarks of 1000, (third fastest in World) 4000, (Second fastest in World) 5000, (Second fastest in World) 6000 and fastest in World to score 7000runs in ODI cricket.


3. He became the fastest Indian and second fastest in the world to reach 10,15 and 20 centuries in ODIs the latest milestone he achieved, the fastest in the word to reach 26th ODI century in Mohali this year.


4. Karishma Kapoor, the Bollywood actress was Virat’s first crush and now he is dating Anushka Sharma


5. Virat loves tattoos and has 4 on his body, including favorite one Samurai Warrior and a golden dragon, that are supposed to bring a good luck for him.


6. He is the third Indian cricketers to score two hundreds in before turning 22 after Sachin Tendulkar and Suresh Raina


7. In Asia Cup 2012, He scored a blistering inning of 183 runs (148 balls) against Pakistan, which is the joint fourth highest score by an Indian in ODIs and highest individual score against Pakistan surpassing Brain Lara’s 156.


8. In 2012 at the young age of 23, he was named the ICC ODI Cricketer of the year


9. His favorite cuisine is Mutton Biryaani and Kheer which is cooked by his mother.


10. In 2012, he was in the list of 10 Best Dressed International Men, that also included US President Baarack Obama.