Today is the 35th birthday of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli who created new records in the world of cricket. He will play against South Africa in his eighth match in the current World Cup on his birthday. He has an opportunity to touch the milestone in today’s match.
India-South Africa will face each other in the eighth match of the current World Cup at Eden Gardens in Kolkata at 2.30 pm Bangladesh time. South Africa wants to secure the semi-final by defeating India in today’s match. On the other hand, India wants to stay at the top of the points table after defeating the Proteas.
The fans are more excited about this bone-chilling match than they are about Virat Kohli’s birthday. Kohli’s birthday today is the day of the South Africa match on November 5. BCCI took the initiative to make this day special. But it had to be canceled due to lack of permission from ICC. As a result, fans are not being given special masks made for Kohli. There will be a laser show and cake cutting.
The level of celebration will increase manifold if Virat Kohli scores a century and touches Sachin Tendulkar. Currently, Kohli’s number of centuries in ODIs is 48. He will touch Sachin Tendulkar if he scores another century. Tendulkar’s total number of centuries is 100. He owns 49 centuries in ODIs. Kohli has a chance to touch Sachin’s precedent on his birthday.
Kohli, who reigned for a long time in world cricket, was born on this day in 1988 in a middle-class family in West Delhi. Father is a criminal lawyer and mother is a housewife.
Virat made his debut in international cricket in 2008. Debut in Test cricket in 2011. Kohli knows caste on debut. His bat did not stop after that. He gave great innings one after another.
As captain, he led the team in 68 matches in Test cricket. He shouldered the responsibility of the team in 213 matches in all formats.
Virat holds the record of fastest 13000 runs in ODI cricket. He is in great form in the 23 World Cup as well.