New Delhi: Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli is celebrating his 31st birthday today. Born on 5 November 1988, Virat Kohli is today named among the greatest cricketers in the world. Virat is known as 'King Kohli' and 'Run Machine'. Virat Kohli has made his own place in the cricket world in a very short time.
On the birthday of the captain of Team India, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared an old video of Virat Kohli and congratulated him on his birthday. The BCCI has shared the video of Virat Kohli's first ODI international century with his official Twitter handle. Posting this video, the caption has been given that Virat Kohli was 31 years old. 'Run Machine' started his journey from here, his first debut ODI international century.
Virat Kohli played the first international match against Sri Lanka on 18 August 2008. In the debut match, Virat had scored 12 runs, but after this, the pace of runs that Kohli caught has not stopped till date. He scored the first century of his career in 2009. Virat Kohli scored his first ODI century in the 2009 bilateral series between India and Sri Lanka. In this match, Virat played an excellent inning of 107 runs in 114 balls.
As Captain turns 31, we take a look back at his maiden ODI hundred and where it all started for the Run Machine.