VIRAT KOHLI :A SELF MADE SUPERSTAR
We always hear some stories that everytime touches are heart.Its a story similar to that.There was a young boy with bright dreams from delhi,India who always wanted to represent his country from a very young age.The way he has made so much runs in short spam of time,the more quickly he has got a huge amount of popularity all across the globe.
People call him the future “SACHIN TENDULKAR “
But talking on a serious note,Virat kohli himself said “I dont know why people compare me with Sachin .A person who started his cricketing carrer by watching Sachin so how can he match him”.
In recent time,when “M.S.DHONI” left the captainship of all the 3 formats.He was promoted to be the captain of Indian Cricket Team
Now we will know more about him.
Virat kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi.Virat’s Kohli father Mr. Prem Kohli was a lawyer and his mother Mrs Saroj kohli is a housewife.
Virat kohli was the youngest in his family.He had one brother and a sister.
Virat kohli mother says “He picked the bat when he was only 3 years old and used to hassle his father to play with him”.
Virat grew up in the streets of Uttamnagar,Delhi and studied at Vishal Bhartiya Public School.
Virat Kohli’s neighbour always used to say ” He is really passionated and dedicated towards cricket that he should not waste his time playing in streets rather he should join an academy where he plays as an
Virat Kohli’s father ( Prem kohli )after listening a lot from his neighbours sended Virat to Delhi Cricket Academy when he was only 9 years only.
Strictly talking,in India if someone watches cricket as a carrer option so that option is rated higly risky because in india out of 10 people 8 or 9 people are really fond of cricket and really want to play for the country.
But if you get support like virat’s neighbour and father everything becomes easy.
Virat was trained by “RAJKUMAR SHARMA”.Virat was not only good in cricket but he was also good in studies.His teachers always rated him high and intelligent.
Virat kohli started his cricketing carrer from October 2002 when he was selected for Delhi U15.This was the first time when he played professional cricket.In last month of 2004,he was made a member of Delhi U17.The next series he played was Vijay Merchant Trophy where he scored more than 450 runs in just 4 matches.
Everything was going fine with virat kohli but on 18th December 2006 his father died due to brain stroke which really made a serious impact in his life.In interviews he always says “If i am here thats because of my father.He was the one who always supported me”.
In July 2006 Virat was selected in India u19.His first away tour was in England.He played 3 one day games there and scored 105 runs.
In March 2008,Virat kohli was made the captain of India u19.He was selected to do the captainship duties for india in u19 world cup which was held in Malaysia.In that world cup he really performed something special,and that was a glimpse to the whole world that a new star is going to arise.
In 2009 Kohli was selected in Indian Cricket team which was touring Sri lanka. In the starting practice matches of the tour he was given an opportunity to play for India A.Later on when India’s both opener Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar were injured,then he was given a chance to play for Indian Cricket team for the first time.In this tour he made his first hAlf century and India won that series,and from that day virat never looked back.He just showcased his talent everytime when he got opportunities and in a quick time he earned respect and popularity all over the world.
Virat says that “I never look who is infront of me, i just remember that i have blessings of many “