2012 Review

Virat Kohli      

Full name Virat Kohli

Born November 5, 1988, Delhi

Current age 25 years 260 days

Major teams India, Delhi, India Red, India Under-19s, Royal Challengers Bangalore

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Virat Kohli
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 26 45 4 1755 119 42.80 3489 50.30 6 9 214 7 27 0
ODIs 134 126 18 5634 183 52.16 6269 89.87 19 30 549 50 62 0
T20Is 27 25 5 906 78* 45.30 697 129.98 0 8 96 19 13 0
First-class 57 91 11 3943 197 49.28 7256 54.34 13 17 521 20 55 0
List A 168 159 21 7076 183 51.27 7805 90.65 23 38 713 74 80 0
Twenty20 156 145 22 4232 99 34.40 3303 128.12 0 28 407 126 69 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 26 6 144 70 0 - - - 2.91 - 0 0 0
ODIs 134 37 538 542 4 1/15 1/15 135.50 6.04 134.5 0 0 0
T20Is 27 11 136 183 3 1/13 1/13 61.00 8.07 45.3 0 0 0
First-class 57 20 612 324 3 1/19 2/42 108.00 3.17 204.0 0 0 0
List A 168 44 602 603 4 1/15 1/15 150.75 6.00 150.5 0 0 0
Twenty20 156 40 427 623 7 2/25 2/25 89.00 8.75 61.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v India at Kingston, Jun 20-23, 2011 scorecard
Last Test England v India at Lord's, Jul 17-21, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Aug 18, 2008 scorecard
Last ODI Afghanistan v India at Dhaka, Mar 5, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Jun 12, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Apr 6, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Delhi v Tamil Nadu at Delhi, Nov 23-26, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class England v India at Lord's, Jul 17-21, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Delhi v Services at Delhi, Feb 18, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Afghanistan v India at Dhaka, Mar 5, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Delhi v Himachal Pradesh at Delhi, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Royal Challengers Bangalore v Chennai Super Kings at Bangalore, May 24, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
25, 0 India v England Lord's 17 Jul 2014 Test # 2130
1, 8 India v England Nottingham 9 Jul 2014 Test # 2128
36 Indians v Derbyshire Derby 1 Jul 2014 Other
29 Indians v Leics Leicester 26 Jun 2014 Other
73 RCB v Super Kings Bangalore 24 May 2014 T20
38 RCB v KKR Kolkata 22 May 2014 T20
67 RCB v Sunrisers Hyderabad (Deccan) 20 May 2014 T20
27 RCB v Super Kings Ranchi 18 May 2014 T20
10 RCB v Daredevils Bangalore 13 May 2014 T20
4 RCB v Royals Bangalore 11 May 2014 T20
Profile

A typical modern-day cricketer, Virat Kohli plays his game aggressively, bares his emotions loudly in public, yet retains the element of maturity that forms an integral part of every good and great player. Anil Kumble said he had thought hard before calling Kohli the best under-22 player in international cricket - that would rate as perhaps the best compliments he has received. It is also proof of Kohli's transformation as a player.

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Jul 17, 2014

Matt Prior dropped Virat Kohli off the last ball before lunch, England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 1st day, July 17, 2014

Matt Prior dropped Virat Kohli off the last ball before lunch

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Jul 15, 2014

Cornered: Virat Kohli gestures during a training session at The Lord's, London, July 15, 2014

Cornered: Virat Kohli gestures during a training session at The Lord's

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Jul 13, 2014

Virat Kohli walks out to bat on the final day, England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 5th day, July 13, 2014

Virat Kohli walks out to bat on the final day

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Notes

ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year 2012

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