Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli (Hindustani: [ʋɪˈraːʈ ˈkoːɦliː] (listen); born 5 Novenmber 1988) is an Indian cricketer and the current captain of the India national team. A right-handed top-order batsman, Kohli is regarded as one of the best contemporary batsmen in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Virat Kohli has received more than 32,391,335 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Virat Kohli is the 7th most popular cricketer, the 778th most popular biography from India (down from 611th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Indian Cricketer.

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Among cricketers, Virat Kohli ranks 7 out of 67Before him are Don Bradman, Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, W. G. Grace, Kapil Dev, and MS Dhoni. After him are Garfield Sobers, Viv Richards, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly, Shane Warne, and Brian Lara.

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Among people born in 1988, Virat Kohli ranks 211Before him are Jencarlos Canela, Roman Neustädter, Cheick Diabaté, Agnes Carlsson, Anushka Sharma, and Steven Defour. After him are Portia Doubleday, Diego Capel, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Kerlon, Big Sean, and Keirrison.

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Among people born in India, Virat Kohli ranks 778 out of 1,227Before him are Manohar Parrikar (1955), Aasif Mandvi (1966), Uddhav Thackeray (1960), Anushka Sharma (1988), Monisha Kaltenborn (1971), and Farah Khan (1965). After him are Aditya Chopra (1971), Begum Samru (1746), Bipasha Basu (1979), Daler Mehndi (1967), Udham Singh (1928), and Mandakini (1963).


Among cricketers born in India, Virat Kohli ranks 5Before him are Sachin Tendulkar (1973), Sunil Gavaskar (1949), Kapil Dev (1959), and MS Dhoni (1981). After him are Rahul Dravid (1973), Sourav Ganguly (1972), Anil Kumble (1970), Virender Sehwag (1978), Ravindra Jadeja (1988), Mithali Raj (1982), and Yuvraj Singh (1981).

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