It has been 14 years since Virat Kohli made his international debut. Kohli played his first international match in the year 2008 against Sri Lanka on this day (August 18) in Dambulla. However, Kohli could not do anything special in that ODI match and was dismissed by Nuwan Kulasekara by scoring just 12 runs. Kohli has not looked back since that debut and has scored over 23,000 runs in international cricket, including 70 centuries.
After completing 14 years of his international debut, Kohli on Thursday took to his Instagram to share a reel featuring some of the most iconic moments of his illustrious career. Sharing the reel on Instagram, Kohli wrote, ‘It all started 14 years ago and it is an honor.’ In the video, fans can also see Kohli celebrating with Sachin Tendulkar after winning the 2011 World Cup. .
Meanwhile, Virat Kohli’s IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) also wished the star batsman on the completion of 14 years of his debut. RCB shared a 14-second video on Twitter, which shows some of Kohli’s best performances as well as his incredible figures in the 50-over format.
By the way, Virat Kohli’s recent form has not been special and he is struggling to score runs. It has been a thousand days since Virat Kohli scored a century in international cricket for India. 33-year-old Virat Kohli scored the last century in international cricket in November 2019. Then he played an innings of 136 runs at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Since then Virat Kohli scored 2554 runs in 79 innings of 68 matches, which included 24 half-centuries. During this his average has been 35.47.
Kohli’s recent form very bad
Kohli to participate in Asia Cup
Virat Kohli will now be seen representing India in the Asia Cup. Six teams are going to participate in the Asia Cup 2022 to be held in UAE from August 27 to September 11. Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan have already qualified for the tournament. At the same time, the sixth and final team will be decided after the qualifying tournament. Team India will start its campaign on August 28 with a match against arch-rivals Pakistan.