October 11, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

In 2008, Kohli was inducted in the RCB squad and started leading the side in the year 2013. … The highest paid cricketer in IPLViratKohli was the first one to be retained by his franchise ahead of the IPL 2018 Player Auction and will continue to lead his side.IPL Debut: 2007.

In which IPL team Virat Kohli is :

Royal Challengers BangaloreA right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team’s captain since 2013.

Is Virat Kohli playing IPL 2020 ;

IPL 2020 : Virat Kohli’s career IPL Record for RCB

The IPL 2020 will be played in the UAE from September 19-November 10 and the tournament will run for 53 days. The tournament will be staged at three venues (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah) in the UAE.

Kohli in 2017
Personal information
Born5 November 1988 (age 31)
New Delhi, India
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
BowlingRight-arm medium
RoleTop-order batsman
RelationsAnushka Sharma (wife)​​(m. 2017)

How many runs Virat Kohli scored in IPL :

Kohli is at the top of all-time leading run-scorer in IPL history. In 181 IPL matches, he has scored 5,500 runs at an average of 37.19 with a strike rate of 131.12. So far Kohli has smashed 480 fours and 190 sixes, including 5 hundred and 36 fifties, in IPL

How much does Virat Kohli earn in IPL :

Virat Kohli salary figure lies around ₹24 crore (US$3.1 million) per year considering that he earns ₹17 crore (US$2.24 million) per season from the Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League (IPL) as well.

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri Award to Shri Virat Kohli, at a Civil Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on March 30, 2017 (cropped).jpg

Early life

Virat Kohli was born on 5 November 1988 in Delhi into a Punjabi Hindu family. His father, Prem Kohli, worked as a criminal lawyer and his mother, Saroj Kohli, is a housewife. He has an older brother, Vikas, and an older sister, Bhavna. According to his family, when he was three-years old, Kohli would pick up a cricket bat, start swinging it and ask his father to bowl at him.

Early years

In August 2008, Kohli was included in the Indian ODI squad for tour of Sri Lanka and the Champions Trophy in Pakistan. Prior to the Sri Lankan tour, Kohli had played only eight List A matches, and his selection was called a “surprise call-up”. During the Sri Lankan tour, as both first-choice openers Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.


Rise through the ranks

Raina was named captain and Kohli vice-captain for the tri-series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe in May–June 2010, as many first-choice players skipped the tour. Kohli made 168 runs at 42.00 including two fifties, but India suffered three defeats in four matches and crashed out of the series. During the series, Kohli became the fastest Indian batsman to reach 1,000 runs in ODI cricket.

A younger Kohli as seen in this photo from 2010.