A few of us strive every day to fulfill our ambitions and aspirations despite all hurdles. Isn’t it? And who can fit this bracket of sheer hardwork and persistence other than versatile cricketer, Virat Kohli .Born on 5th November 1988 in a typical Punjabi family, his immense passion for playing cricket can be traced down to his childhood days. While his father, Prem Kohli is a criminal lawyer and his mother Saroj Kohli is a housewife, cricket was not seen as a promising career for them.
But,he support from his family, specially his father who seem to have contributed immensely in shaping his career in cricket. Someone has rightly said that success awaits you if you chase your passions and dreams. Virat Kohli too had that vigor to chase his goals endlessly and his courage and determination has now made him a successful Indian International cricketer. He is definitely a self made man and also an inspiration to millions of his fans who are ready to leave no stone unturned to achieve what they want in life.
Virat Kohli is a formidable batsman of Indian Cricket Team who plays at number three. He has managed to make an indispensable place in the world of cricket within a short span of time. His achievements in the field of cricket are innumerable. He was recipient of Arjuna Award in 2013 and People’s Choice India for Favorite Sportsperson 2012.
Virat Kohli’s inclination towards cricket was noticed by his parents in his early ages. Though he started his schooling at Vishal Bharti Public School, his father made sure that Virat gets enrolled in West Delhi Cricket Academy in 1998 when it was created. This was the first step taken towards cultivating his skills in cricket.
His career in cricket took shape in the year 2002 when he played for Delhi in Under-15 team and became a leading run Getter in 2002-03 Polly Umrigar Trophy Tournament. His consistent performances earned him a place in Under-19 squad on its tour of England in 2006.In 2008,he led the Indian team to victory at the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup held in Malaysia. Thereafter he was selected for the Indian ODI squad for the tour of Sri Lanka in 2008. Hence these were some of the milestones which led him to achieve indefeasible heights and emerge as a renowned player.
Recently, Virat Kohli shared a video relating to his journey in world of cricket and his hardships which became viral on social media. He was also invited in a function by West Delhi Cricket Academy which wanted to celebrate Virat Kohli’s winning Padma Shri Award and his appointment as Indian Captain in three formats .Also the rumors of Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli’s patch up occupy regular columns on social media. They were spotted together outside cricketer’s sky bunglow which has created a buzz among their fans regarding their current relationship status.
Virat Kohli Net Worth
Virat Kohli is a dynamic cricketer of ICC with an impressive net worth of $64 million US dollars as of 2017. It would be amazing to know that, he has earned 9th position amongst India’s richest celebs. Also known as the shining star of IPL, he is one of the best paid cricketer standing in line with other renowned Indian Cricket Players MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh.
He is also brand ambassador of some reputed brands like Godrej , Reebok, Head and Shoulders, Chinthol Deo Nestle India. He is also co owner of FC Goa in Indian Super League. Apart from this, he owns several luxury cars like Renault, Audi 8,Toyota Fortuner and Toyota Liva all of which add to his stylistic and dashing personality.
Undoubtedly, he remains the glittering star of cricket industry whose light may keep blazing every single day. He is epitome of aggressive sportsmanship and confidence who has not only become an integral part of Indian Cricket Team but also went on to become Captain of Indian Cricket Team for several Test Matches, and also Captain for Limited over matches(ODI’s and T20’s).