Indian cricket icon Virat Kohli recently completed his eleven years playing for Team India. He first represented India during the test match on the tour of West Indies back in Kingston in 2011. Kohli since, then in the decade, has played over a hundred test matches. He completed his century of test appearance earlier this year during India vs Sri Lanka home series. In 2016 ESPN ranked him amongst the most famous athletes.
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In over a hundred test matches played, Kohli has scored over 8000 runs with an average of 49.95. He holds the unbeaten record of the highest score in the test match of 254 runs. India played sixty-eight test games under his captaincy and won forty of them. He led the team to one of the successful games at the World Test Championship, ending as a runner-up. According to Forbes, he was the most valuable athlete.
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Virat Kohli Recalls his 11 Years in Test Cricket Career, says ‘Time Flies’
Virat Kohli took his nostalgia to Twitter, where he tweeted, “Time flies.”
Kohli left the captainship of the test format but later was dismissed from captaincy from all-formats. He did this due to his declining performance in the game. Virat holds the international record for the fastest 23,000 runs. He is the recipient of the Arjuna Award in 2013 and later Padma Shri in 2017. Kohli’s dedication was appreciated by the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2018.
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