Read to know a lesser-known fact about Virat Kohli.
13 Jun 2021 11:20 AM
MUMBAI: Captain Virat Kohli is regarded as one of the best contemporary batsmen in the world.
The stylish cricketer who made his ODI debut for India against Sri Lanka at the age of 19 went on to be a part of the squad that won the 2011 World Cup.
His immense contribution to the world of cricket has garnered him many accolades and awards including Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year) in 2017 and 2018; ICC Test Player of the Year 2018; Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 2016, 2017 and 2018, among others. Needless to say, the Padma Shri awardee is loved and admired by millions of his fans.
Have you ever wondered if not cricket then what Virat Kohli would have taken up as his profession? Well, according to a report, if not cricket Virat Kohli would have taken up badminton as his profession. Yes, you read that right. In an old interview, Virat Kohli had revealed that he loved watching PV Sindhu and Srikanth Kidambi play and if not cricket he would have taken up badminton as his profession.
Do you think he would have shined equally in the field of badminton just the way he has been doing amazing in cricket? Share your thoughts in the comment section.
On the personal front, Virat is married to Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma. The two are one of the most popular and adorable celebrity couples. After dating for a long time, the power couple tied the knot in Italy on 11 December 2017. The two are now parents to a baby girl. Virat and Anushka welcomed their baby girl, Vamika, on 11 January 2021.