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Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu conferred Khel Ratna; Neeraj, Hima get Arjuna award - Economic Times

Ace cricketer Virat Kohli sent the shutterbugs into a clicking frenzy as he received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, sharing the country's highest sporting honour with diminutive world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu at the Rashtrapati Bhawan ...

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu receive Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award - Pragativadi

New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, the highest sporting honour in the country, on Tuesday. President Ram Nath Kovind presented the National Sports and ...

Virat Kohli reacts after receiving the prestigious Khel Ratna award - CricTracker

The Indian captain Virat Kohli was conferred with India's highest sporting honour Khel Ratna award on Tuesday at the hands of India's President Ram Nath Kovind. He has been bringing laurels to the country with his performances on the field for the ...

Watch: Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu recieve Khel Ratna award from president Ram Nath Kovind - International Business Times, India Edition

Ace cricketer Virat Kohli sent the shutterbugs into a clicking frenzy as he received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, sharing the country's highest sporting honour with diminutive weightlifting world champion Mirabai Chanu at the Rashtrapati Bhawan ...

In Pics: Virat, Chanu Awarded Khel Ratna, Hima & Neeraj Win Arjuna - The Quint

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were conferred with the country's highest sporting honour -- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award -- by President Ram Nath Kovind at the annual National Sports Awards ...

Revealed: Tattoos of Virat Kohli and their Meaning - Cricket Addictor

Virat Kohli led the side when India won the Under 19 World Cup title in 2008. He is not only the captain of the Indian cricket team but is also the best batsman across all three formats in the world right now. However, during his journey towards the ...

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu Receives Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award By President Ram Nath Kovind - News World India

India's men cricket team captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were presented with the country's highest sporting honour Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday at the annual ...

Virat Kohli receives Rajiv Khel Ratna Award from President Ram Nath Kovind - Sportskeeda

The captain of the Indian cricket team Virat Kohli received the prestigious Rajiv Khel Ratna award from the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. Kohli was accompanied to the ceremony by his mother, Saroj Kohli and his ...

Virat Kohli conferred with Khel Ratna - The Siasat Daily

By bagging the honour, Kohli became the third Indian cricketer, after Sachin tendulkar (1997) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (2007), to recieve the prestigious award. Recently, the right-hand batsman had displayed a rich vein of form during the five-match ...

Kohli Receives Prestigious Khel Ratna Award From President Kovind - India.com News

India captain Virat Kohli received the prestigious Khel Ratna award from the President of India Ram Nath Kovind in the presence of Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and his mother. This is a big moment for the Indian captain who is also the ICC World No ...

I have learned a lot from MS Dhoni, says Virat Kohli - CricTracker

It is not for the first time that Virat Kohli has gone vocal about the learnings that he has imbibed from MS Dhoni in his career as a player for India. It is a well-known fact that Virat holds immense respect for the veteran, not only as someone who ...

Watch – Virat Kohli Teases Fans with Trailer of his Upcoming Movie - Cricket Addictor

Team India regular skipper, Virat Kohli just teased his fans with the teaser of his upcoming movie which got announced by him earlier in the month. The film is titled 'Trailer: The Movie'. However, Virat Kohli is currently enjoying his time away from ...

Virat Kohli reveals who taught him traits of captaincy - International Business Times, India Edition

Indian captain Virat Kohli has credited his predecessor MS Dhoni for teaching him the nuances of leading the side. In a recent interview to Wisden, Kohli confessed that he had learnt a lot about captaining a side merely by standing and watching MS ...

I was stunned by some of talented U-19 cricketers, says Virat Kohli - SportsCafe

The Indian skipper also mentioned that he wants these youngsters to get proper guidance from the seniors and said that he will also guide them so that they don't commit the same mistakes at the young age. "I look forward to guiding the young guys in ...

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu receive Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award | Complete list of Arjuna, Dronacharya Awardees ... - News Nation

Virat Kohli – World's No.1 batsman in both ODI and Test cricket, as per the ICC rankings, has been putting scintillating performances consistently since the last couple of years. The 29-year-old had missed out on the top sports award following ...

Cricket captain Kohli lifter Chanu bask in Khel Ratna glory - THE WEEK

New Delhi, Sep 25 (PTI) Ace cricketer Virat Kohli sent the shutterbugs into a clicking frenzy as he received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, sharing the country's highest sporting honour with diminutive world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu at ...

I Still Can't Believe I am Close to 10000 ODI Runs – Virat Kohli - Cricket Addictor

It was the day when an aggressive lad from Delhi came through the ranks to get a place in the star-studded Indian lineup. He was given a chance and got the backing from MS Dhoni and senior men which in return yielded the most significant asset for India.

Watch: Anushka Sharma applauds for husband Virat Kohli as he receives Khel Ratna from president Ram Nath Kovind - Times of India

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are undoubtedly one of the finest couples. The duo leave no stone unturned to support and encourage each other even on their work fronts. Anushka was recently spotted applauding for her darling husband as he proudly ...

President Gives Away National Sports Awards: Khel Ratna for Virat Kohli and Mirabai Chanu - OdishaBytes

New Delhi: Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday. Star Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and sprinter ...

Watch: Virat Kohli receives Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award - Hindustan Times

India men's cricket team captain Virat Kohli and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu were on Tuesday conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The annual National Sports Awards were bestowed on ...

Virat Kohli is an Indian international cricketer who currently captains the Indian team in Test cricket and is its vice-captain in limited-overs formats. A right-handed batsman often regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world, Kohli was ranked eighth in ESPN's list of world's most famous athletes in 2016. He plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League , and has been the team's captain since 2013.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli June 2016 (cropped).jpg
Kohli at the Pro Kabaddi League opening ceremony in June 2016
Personal information
Full name Virat Kohli
Born (1988-11-05) 5 November 1988 (age 28)
Delhi, India
Nickname Cheeku
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Batsman, India Test captain
Website www.viratkohli.club
International information
National side
Test debut 20 June 2011 v West Indies
Last Test 20 December 2016 v England
ODI debut 18 August 2008 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 23 October 2016 v New Zealand
ODI shirt no. 18
T20I debut 12 June 2010 v Zimbabwe
Last T20I 28 August 2016 v West Indies
Domestic team information
Years Team
2006–present Delhi
2008–present Royal Challengers Bangalore (squad no. 18)
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I FC
Matches 53 176 45 85
Runs scored 4,209 7,570 1,657 6458
Batting average 50.10 52.93 57.13 51.66
100s/50s 15/14 26/38 0/16 22/22
Top score 235 183 90* 211
Balls bowled 150 611 146 618
Wickets 0 4 4 3
Bowling average 159.00 49.50 108.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
Best bowling n/a 1/15 1/13 1/19
Catches/stumpings 50/– 85/– 21/– 81/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 22 December 2016

Virat Kohli ( ; born 5 November 1988) is an Indian international cricketer who currently captains the Indian team in Test cricket and is its vice-captain in limited-overs formats. A right-handed batsman often regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world, Kohli was ranked eighth in ESPN's list of world's most famous athletes in 2016. He plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team's captain since 2013.

Born and raised in Delhi, Kohli represented the city's cricket team at various age-group levels before making his first-class debut in 2006. He captained India Under-19s to victory at the 2008 Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia, and a few months later, made his ODI debut for India against Sri Lanka at the age of 19. Initially having played as a reserve batsman in the Indian team, he soon established himself as a regular in the ODI middle-order and was part of the squad that won the 2011 World Cup. He made his Test debut in 2011, and shrugged off the tag of "ODI specialist" by 2013 with Test hundreds in Australia and South Africa. Having reached the number one spot in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen for the first time in 2013, Kohli also found success in the Twenty20 format, winning the Man of the Tournament twice at the ICC World Twenty20 (in 2014 and 2016). In 2014, he became the top-ranked T20I batsman in the ICC rankings and holds the position, as of November 2016. He is the only batsman in the world to average more than 50 across all formats of the game.

Kohli was appointed vice-captain of the ODI team in 2012 and has since captained the team on several occasions in the absence of regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. After Dhoni's Test retirement in 2014, Kohli was handed over the Test captaincy. Kohli holds numerous Indian batting records including the fastest ODI century, the fastest batsman to 5,000 ODI runs and the fastest to 10 ODI centuries. He is only the second batsman in the world to have scored 1,000 or more ODI runs for four consecutive calendar years. Among the T20I world records held by Kohli are fastest batsman to 1,000 runs, most runs in a calendar year and most fifties in the format. He also holds the records of most runs in a single tournament of both the World Twenty20 and the IPL.

Kohli has been the recipient of many awards such as the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 and the BCCI's international cricketer of the year for the 2011–12 and 2014–15 seasons. In 2013, he was given the Arjuna Award in recognition of his achievements in international cricket. He is also a co-owner of the ISL team FC Goa and the IPTL franchise UAE Royals.

JUST IN: Uncut Visuals Of Virat Kohli Receiving Khel Ratna | Sports Tak

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli received the Khel Ratna Award from the President of India today. Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Mirabai Chanu ...

Virat Kohli to debut in a movie? Twitter post leaves fans confused | Sports Tak

Virat Kohli, who has been rested from the ongoing Asia Cup, tweeted about the latest project he is working in. Kohli put out a tweet and called it, “Trailer: The ...

Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli Receiving "Rajiv Khel Ratna Award" From President Ram Nath Kovind

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Virat Kohli: I Have Learned A Lot From MS Dhoni | Sports Tak

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Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu Conferred | With Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Virat Kohli, Mirabai Chanu Conferred | With Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.