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Some lesser-known facts about Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli is undoubtedly the best limited-overs player in the world right now. The Indian skipper has won many games for the team with his destructive batting and sharp fielding skills. He is stamping his authority as the numero uno batsman again and again. He is widely regarded as the chase master.
Here are some lesser-known facts about the Run-machine:

Virat Kohli is the fastest batsman ever to reach the milestone of 10,000 ODI runs.

He is the only player in IPL to never be auctioned (a fixed spot with Bangalore).

Virat Kohli has kept wickets twice in his career.

Virat became the first-ever cricketer to score a century on World Cup debut in 2011.

Virat Kohli scored the fastest ever ODI century by an Indian against Australia in just 52 balls.

Virat Kohli is the only Asian captain to win Tests in England, Australia and South Africa.

Virat Kohli is the only cricketer to score 500 runs in a bilateral ODI series.

Virat’s nickname is ‘Chikku’ – all his Indian teammates call him by that name!

He flaunts a golden dragon tattoo on his forearm, which is apparently believed to bring good luck.

Kohli took a wicket off his first delivery in T20Is.

Virat Kohli decided to play a Ranji match against Karnataka despite his father’s death the same day. Kohli went on to score a crucial 90 for his team.

For more such facts about your favourite stars, stay tuned!

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