Virat Kohli Birthday: Virat Kohli is celebrating his 34th birthday today. Virat made his international debut in 2008. He played his first match against Sri Lanka on 18 August 2008. Before stepping into Team India, Kohli led India to win the Under-19 World Cup in 2008 under his captaincy. Today Virat Kohli has become such a big name. Kohli has had to struggle a lot in making this name. In these, he has talked about a struggle.
There was no selection in the state team
According to a report published in Dainik Bhaskar, while telling the story of his struggle, Virat Kohli said, “The first time I was not selected in the state team, then I cried all night. I was very disappointed and it was almost 3 o’clock in the night. I could not believe myself, I have been rejected. Kohli made his debut in domestic cricket for Delhi in the year 2006.
Talking about this, Kohli further said, “I performed well in all the matches, everything was good. Everyone was also happy with my performance. Even after this I was rejected. I talked to my coach about this for about 2 hours. Till today I could not find anything about this. I believe that where there is patience and dedication, encouragement comes and success comes.”
How was your T20 career?
Virat Kohli has played a total of 102 Test matches for the Indian team so far, in which he has scored 8074 runs at an average of 49.53. Apart from this, Kohli has played 262 matches in ODI cricket, in which he has scored 12344 runs at an average of 57.68. At the same time, playing 113 T20 International matches, he has scored 3932 runs at an average of 53.13. Virat Kohli has so far scored a total of 71 centuries in his international career, in which he has scored 27 in Test cricket, 43 in ODI cricket and 1 in T20 International.