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These 3 interesting facts about Virat Kohli is something every Indian must know!

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 February 2018, 17:46 IST
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Indian cricketer, Virat Kohli is someone who has achieved so much in such a short period of time just because of his hard work and talent. He has been called as one of the best batsmen in the world by ESPN and is also considered as one of the best athelete.

It is definitely a known fact that Virat has been the captain of the Indian cricket team since the year 2013. He has and in future too will play for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. You might have read many facts about Virat but here are three facts about him that you might not know.

To see what these facts really are, you will have to read further. Check them out:

1. He has scored 398 runs with 2 centuries in 7 matches and has the fastest century record in his pocket

Team India has worked wonders in the U-19 World Cup this time but it is not the first time when something like this has happened under Virat's leadership. In the year 2008 too, team India that was captained by Virat Kohli performed amazingly and won the U-19 Cricket World Cup and that played a crucial role in the victory of the Emerging Players tournament in 2009 that took place in Australia. Not only this, in the same tournament he score the greatest number of runs ie 398 and two centuries in as many as seven matches.

The record of the fastest century was made by Virat when he played against team Australia in Jaipur where he scored 100 in mere 52 balls and than made a record of the fastest century.

2. Health freak

It is obvious that a sportsman needs to be fit and fine in order to play his sport and fitness is something that is on Virat's mind everytime. He is very particular about what to eat and what not to eat and is super careful about his fitness regime. That is the reason why he has created a benchmark for all the cricketers throughout the world. You will never find him eating unhealthy food and even if he does sometime that he spends a lot of time in shedding those extra calorie intake.

3. He is the most marketable player

Kohli is undoubtedly one of the most good looking cricketers and was also listed in the 10 best dressed international men in 2012. The same list even had Barack Obama, Neymar, Rory McIlroy, and Usain Bolt. He secure in 13th rank and made the country proud but we surely want him to beat Bolt in the upcoming years.

We hope these facts were enough for you to become a VK fan!

First published: 5 February 2018, 17:46 IST
 
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