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Virat Kohli





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What makes Virat Kohli a Global Shaker?

Virat Kohli is the current captain of India’s cricket team and is considered one of the best athletes to grace the sport. He plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League and ended 2019 as the leading run-scorer across all formats. He has over around 12om followers across his social media platforms.

The cricketer has thrived in all sorts of contexts, including the Twenty20 format, winning Man of the Tournament twice at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 in 2014 and 2016. ESPN has identified Kohli one of the world’s most famous athletes and Forbes has selected him as one of the most valuable athlete brands. In 2018, Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world; and in 2019, he was granted the Spirit of Cricket award by the ICC, the world’s cricket governing body.

Kohli is married to one of the most popular and highest paid actresses in India, Anushka Sharma.

Tags: Cricket, India, sports

Last updated: January 17, 2020