10 Best Tweets On ‘11 Years Of Virat Kohli’

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11 years ago, one of the most destructive batters — Virat Kohli got his first taste of the purest format of the game in a game against West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. In fact, June 20 will go down as a golden date in the history of Indian cricket as not just for King Kohli but also because Rahul Dravid, and Sourav Ganguly also made their debuts on this very date.

Virat Kohli Made His Test Debut 11 Years Ago On June 20th

Talking about Kohli in particular, on this day 11 years ago, Kohli made his debut for the Indian cricket team in the longest format of the game in a game against West Indies. However, it wasn’t a record-breaking debut as he could only muster up 19 runs in the entire match. Kohli had come out to bat at number 5 in his debut match, but he was dismissed by Fidel Edwards after scoring just four runs. In the second innings, Edwards again dismissed Kohli but this time Kohli managed to score 15 runs.

Virat Kohli
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The rest, as they say, is history. After 11 years, Virat Kohli has gone on to become one of India’s legendary batters in Test cricket, having scored 8043 runs from 101 matches with 27 centuries and 28 half-centuries to show for his efforts.

In fact, with his brilliant captaincy skills in Test format, Virat Kohli made the Indian cricket team a mighty force. With 40 wins in 68 games, Kohli led India in most numbers of Test matches and won the highest number of Test matches among all Indian captains. He also has the best win-loss record

Fans Are Celebrating The Iconic Day

Meanwhile, social media has been buzzing with amazing reactions from the fans as they celebrate the iconic day when Virat made his Test debut 11 years ago. In fact, the hashtag ‘#11YearsOfViratKohli’ has been on top of the trending lists since morning.

Check out the best Tweets on #11YearsOfViratKohli :

Virat Kohli Takes Trip Down The Memory Lane

Virat also took to his social media and shared a 16-second clip, which was a compilation of some of his best moments in red-ball cricket. Sharing the video, Kohli wrote: “Time flies”

Check out the Tweet:

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