Virat Kohli, the former Indian cricket captain, is one of the best batsmen in the world. He represents Delhi in domestic cricket and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He is widely regarded as one of the best limited-overs batsmen in history. He captained the Indian cricket team in 213 matches across all three formats between 2013 and 2022.
Early Life and Career
Virat Kohli was born in Delhi, India, on November 5, 1988. Prem Kohli, Kohli’s father, was a criminal lawyer. His mother, Saroj Kohli, is a stay-at-home mom.
Kohli made his cricket debut in the 2002-03 Polly Umrigar Trophy with the Delhi Under-15 team, and went on to lead the team to the next trophy. For Kohli, the year 2008 was a big moment in his life. First, he captained the World Cup-winning Under-19 Cricket team. Second, RCB purchased him on a youth contract for IPL for $30,000. Third, he made his debut on the international stage.
Kohli was a member of India’s World Cup-winning team in 2011, and he made history by becoming the first Indian batsman to score a century on his World Cup debut.
After Dhoni was injured during a match, Kohli captained the 2013 West Indies tri-series winning team. He also led India to a 5-0 win in a five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe, their first in any away ODI series.
He led India in the first Test of the Australian tour, scoring 115 runs in the first innings to become only the fourth Indian captain to score a century on his Test debut. At the conclusion of the third Test between India and Australia, Dhoni announced his retirement from Test cricket, and Kohli was named full-time Test captain ahead of the fourth Test in Sydney.
Virat Kohli Net Worth
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) pays Virat Kohli a large portion of his salary in exchange for his services to the Indian national team. Virat Kohli has an A+ contract with the BCCI and earns nearly Rs. 7 crores per year. Kohli was still the RCB’s first choice for the IPL 2022 season, and he received a contract worth Rs 15 crore. His net worth is around 900 crore rupees in Indian currency.
Virat Kohli is one of India’s most marketable superstars, and as a result, he attracts a lot of attention from famous national and international brands. Manyavar, Phillips, Pepsi, Audi, Hero, Valvoline, Cinthol Deo, Boost, Fastrack, Puma, Godrej, Head & Shoulders, and Nestle India are among his endorsement deals.
|Team India Salary||INR 7 Crore|
|IPL Salary||INR 15 Crore|
|Net Worth||INR 900 Crore|
|Endorsements||Manyavar, Audi, Pepsi, Puma etc.|