Player Profile

Virat Kohli Player Profile: Batting and Bowling Stats

Name: Virat Kohli

Date of Birth: November 05, 1988 (Delhi)

Batting Style: Right hand Bat

Bowling Style: Right arm Medium

Virat Kohli is undoubtedly one of the greatest players India has ever produced in its glorious cricketing history. The young teenager from Delhi showed his leadership capabilities early on as he led India’s Under-19 team to triumph in the U19 World Cup in 2008.

Subsequently, Kohli made his ODI debut in the same year, but he couldn’t cement his place in the senior team. After being in and out of the team, he smashed his maiden ODI century against Sri Lanka in 2009, proving his mettle in the limited-overs format.

Destined to be India’s next greatest batsman, Kohli made his Test debut in 2011. He initially grappled in the longest format, but soon he gave some remarkable performances in the Test whites for India.

Before Kohli was handed Team India’s captaincy, he had many records to his name. Under his captaincy, the team’s approach changed drastically. His aggressive captaincy in Test cricket put India at the top of the rankings for almost five years (2016–2021), making him India’s most successful Test captain. 

Debut Matches of Virat Kohli

Test Debut: West Indies vs India at Kingston | June 20 – 23, 2011

ODI Debut: Sri Lanka vs India at Dambulla | August 18, 2008

T20I Debut: Zimbabwe vs India at Harare | June 12, 2010

IPL Debut: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore at Bengaluru | April 18, 2008

Teams Represented

India | India A | India Under-19s | Delhi | Royal Challengers Bangalore

Virat Kohli Career Batting and Fielding Stats

FormatMatchesInningsNORunsHSAveSR100/504/6Catches
Test113191118848254*49.1555.5629/30991/26111
ODI292280441384818358.6793.5850/721294/151151
T20I117109314037122*51.75138.151/37361/11751
IPL23722934726311337.2130.07/50643/234106
Total (International Only)5225808626733254*54.1179.4680/1392646/294313

Virat Kohli Career Bowling Stats

FormatMatchesInningsWicketsMaidensBBIEconAveSR5W
Test11311022.880
ODI29250511/136.16136.00132.40
T20I11713401/138.0551.038.00
IPL23726402/258.7992.062.80
Total (International Only)52274931/135.87107.55109.80

Relevant Links

Virat Kohli ODI & Test Performance (Year by Year)

List of Virat Kohli Test Centuries (Analysis)

List of Virat Kohli Double Centuries

Virat Kohli ODI Runs vs Each Country

List of Virat Kohli ODI Centuries (Analysis)

Virat Kohli T20 Stats – A Complete Lookup

Virat Kohli T20I Runs vs Each Country

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