“It's been an honour," Virat Kohli shares a special video on completing 14 years in international cricket

Kohli made his India debut in an ODI match against Sri Lanka back in 2008.

Virat Kohli | GettyAugust 18, 2022 marks the 14th anniversary of Virat Kohli’s debut in international cricket. On the memorable day, he shared a special video on social media, recounting his journey in international cricket.

Kohli made his India debut in an ODI match against Sri Lanka back in 2008. The right-hander was asked to open the innings in that game and he managed to score only 12 runs.

However, the former India skipper has come a long way since his debut, racking up many records to his name as a batter and a captain.

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Widely regarded as one of the modern-day greats, Virat Kohli has represented India in 102 Tests so far, amassing 8074 runs at an average of 49.53 with 27 centuries and 28 fifties.

In particular, the 33-year-old has left his mark in the white-ball format, aggregating 12344 runs in 262 ODIs at 57.68 with a staggering 43 tons. He has scored 3308 T20I runs in 99 matches at an average of 50.12 and a strike rate of 137.66, including 30 half-centuries.

Kohli has played a part in India’s 2011 ODI World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy triumphs as well. He also won the Player-of-the-Tournament awards in the 2014 and 2016 editions of T20 World Cup.

On completing 14 years in international cricket, Kohli took to Instagram and shared a special video along with a short message.

"14 years ago, it all started and it's been an honour," he wrote in the caption.


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Virat Kohli was last seen in action during the England tour in July. He was rested for the West Indies white-ball tour and will return to action in the upcoming Asia Cup 2022, slated to get underway on August 27.


By Salman Anjum - 18 Aug, 2022

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