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Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli (Hindi pronunciation: [ʋɪˈɾɑːʈ ˈkoːɦli] ; born 5 November 1988) is an Indian international cricketer and the former captain of the Indian national cricket team. He currently represents Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL and Delhi in domestic cricket. Kohli is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of the sport, and the best of this era. He is the highest run scorer in T20I and IPL. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Virat Kohli has received more than 53,608,462 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Virat Kohli is the 7th most popular cricketer, the 837th most popular biography from India (down from 777th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Indian Cricketer.

Virat Kohli is an Indian cricketer, widely regarded as one of the best batsmen in the world. He has served as the captain of the Indian national team and the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Throughout his career, Kohli has set numerous records and received multiple awards for his exceptional performances on the cricket field.

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Among cricketers, Virat Kohli ranks 7 out of 68Before him are Don Bradman, Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, W. G. Grace, MS Dhoni, and Kapil Dev. After him are Garfield Sobers, Viv Richards, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Anil Kumble, and Bishan Singh Bedi.

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Among people born in 1988, Virat Kohli ranks 214Before him are Ernests Gulbis, Caner Erkin, Ralf Fährmann, Héctor Moreno, Noémie Merlant, and Takayuki Morimoto. After him are Jonathan Biabiany, Devon Murray, Ai Fukuhara, Luciano De Cecco, Tania Raymonde, and Chris Wood.

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Among people born in India, Virat Kohli ranks 837 out of 1,493Before him are P. Chidambaram (1945), Rahat Indori (1950), Norman Pritchard (1877), Naushad (1919), Sania Mirza (1986), and Sonal Mansingh (1944). After him are Aruna Roy (1946), Balbir Singh Sr. (1923), N. Chandrababu Naidu (1950), Jaya Prada (1962), Jadav Payeng (1963), and Rohinton Mistry (1952).


Among cricketers born in India, Virat Kohli ranks 5Before him are Sachin Tendulkar (1973), Sunil Gavaskar (1949), MS Dhoni (1981), and Kapil Dev (1959). After him are Rahul Dravid (1973), Sourav Ganguly (1972), Anil Kumble (1970), Bishan Singh Bedi (1946), Mithali Raj (1982), Ravindra Jadeja (1988), and Diana Edulji (1956).

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