Indian captain Virat Kohli received the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award in India on Thursday. The award was presented by President Pranab Mukherjee. He has had a phenomenal year in cricket where he’s scored runs with the bat and also led his side to unprecedented success. Top it all he has led this Indian team to the No. 1 Test ranking after taking over the reins from Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Continue reading “Virat Kohli receives Padma Shri Award”
Indian captain Virat Kohli will become the first player to receive the Polly Umrigar Award for the third time at a function which is to be held on 8th March in Bangalore at the BCCI annual awards. He received his first award in the year 2011-12 and the second one was in the year 2014-15. Continue reading “First Player to Receive the Polly Umrigar Award 3 times- Virat Kohli”
Indian Captain Virat Kohli has been named as captain of the year at the 10th annual Espn Cricinfo Awards. He has led India to 9 wins in 12 test. England all rounder Ben Stokes won the best test batsman of the year for his magnificent innings of 258 runs of 198 balls against South Africa in Cape town. His team mate Stuart Broad won him the best test bowler for his magnificent spell of bowling of 6 wickets for 17 runs. Continue reading “Virat Kohli Named Test Captain of the Year 2016 At Espn Cricinfo Awards”
Indian captain Virat Kohli had a first taste of defeat as captain as his side suffered a embarrassing loss against Australia by 333 runs. Virat Kohli himself made 0 and 13 in the respective innings. Continue reading “Virat Kohli First Loss as Test Captain at Home Against Australia In Pune-2017”
Indian Captain Virat Kohli became the first Indian sportsperson to sign a 100 crore endorsement deal with a single brand.
He has struck a deal an eight year deal with sports lifestyle brand Puma worth 110 crore. He is set to join along with the likes of Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt,Asafa Powell and footballers Thierry Henry and Oliver Giroud among others as a global brand ambassador for the brand.
Virat Kohli created a feat with a record 19 consecutive test wins without a defeat going past Sunil Gavaskar’s previous record of 18 in 1976-80 Continue reading “Most Consecutive Test without defeat- Virat Kohli”
Virat Kohli became the first batsman to score 4 double centuries in 4 consecutive test series going past Don Bradman and Rahul Dravid who had a record of 3 double centuries in 3 successive series.
Continue reading “Four Double Tons in Four Series- Virat Kohli”
Kohli record as T-20 captain in 3 Matches (Last Updated after India v England in Bangalore on 1 Feb 2017)
He has won 2 matches.
He has lost 1 match.
Kohli T-20 record as captain against England
Kohli record as one day captain in 20 matches (Last Updated after India v England in Kolkata on 22 Jan 2017)
He has won 16 matches.
He has lost 4 matches.
Kohli one day record as captain against individual teams
v Sri lanka-P8-W6,L2
v West Indies- P1- W1.
v Zimbabwe- P5- W5.
v Bangladesh-P1- W1.
v England-P3 W2,L1. Continue reading “Virat Kohli record as One day Captain”
Kohli record as captain in 24 matches (Last Updated after India v Australia in Pune on 23 Feb 2017)
He has won 15 matches.
He has drawn 6 matches.
He has lost 3 matches.
Kohli test record as captain against individual teams
v Australia- P3- L2, D1.
v Bangladesh- P2- W1,D1.
v Sri Lanka- P3- L1, W2.
v South Africa-P4- W3, D1.
v West Indies-P4- W2, D2.
v New Zealand-P3-W3.
v England-P5-D1, W4. Continue reading “Virat Kohli Record as Indian Test Captain- Runs scored and Win-Loss Ratio”