This day, That year: #ViratKohli10YearsOfT20Is trends on Twitter as netizens reminisce chase master's debut in T20I cricket
New Delhi | Jagran Sports Desk: Indian captain Virat Kohli is arguably one of the finest batsmen that the country has ever produced. People even compare Kohli with some of the cricketing greats including batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.
Hailed as a chase-master, Kohli has proved his mettle throughout his career. With his extraordinary batting skills and ferocious attitude to lead the team India, he has carved a niche of his own in the Indian cricket across all formats.
A decade ago on this day in 2010 Virat Kohli made his debut in the shortest version of cricket – the T20Is against Zimbabwe in Harare. He scored an unbeaten 26 off 21 deliveries in the match to help India register a comfortable victory while chasing a target of 113 runs. Virat Kohli's national debut came against Sri Lanka on August 18 in 2008 from where he rose to the fame.
The current Indian captain Virat Kohli was the first Indian batsman to score a century against Pakistan in the World Cup. Kohli scored 107 runs from 126 balls in Australia during the World Cup match of 2015. Till now, Kohli has scored 193 runs in 3 World Cup matches against Pakistan. Kohli has also won ‘Man of the Match’ award for his brilliant knock of 107 runs. That match was played at Adelaide Oval. He has won two more Man of the Match awards in World T20 matches which were played against Pakistan.
Skipper Virat Kohli's fandom is all across the world. Fans have been following him as undoubtedly the number one batsman in the world. On completing a decade today, netizens are celebrating his 10 years in the field of cricket.
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Currently, he plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL), and has been the team India captain since 2013. He has been the top-ranked ODI batsman in the world since October 2017, and is currently 2nd in Test rankings with 886 points. Among Indian batsmen, Kohli has the best ever Test rating (937 points), ODI rating (911 points) and T20I rating (897 points).
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