By Thanmay Manohar

Virat Kohli, the Indian captain will be leading India in the 2019 World cup. This top-order batsman is regarded to be one of the best batsmen in the world. He will have the expertise of MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma who will help Virat to captain the team for the first time in the World cup.

However he has not had the best records as a captain. He may face lot of unforeseen challenges such as pitch and weather conditions being a captain for the first time in the World Cup. He just needs a bit of finesse while captaining. Virat Kohli has his own strengths, weaknesses and records which is tough for other batsmen to beat.

Batting analysis of Virat Kohli in ODI’s

All great batsmen have signature shots including Virat Kohli.

His top shots are-

10) Glance

9) Late Cut

8) Square Cut

7) Pull

6) Hook

5) Straight Drive

4) Upper Cut

3) Flick

2) Extra-Cover Drive

1) Cover Drive

Personal information of Virat Kohli

Born: 5th November 1988

Birth Place: Delhi

Height: 5ft 9 inches (175cm)

Weight: 69kgs

Role: Batsman

Batting style: Right hand batsman

Bowling style: Right arm medium

ICC Rankings:

ODI: 1

Test: 1

T20I: 8

Career Information

Test debut: vs Windies at Sabina park, June 10, 2011

ODI debut: vs Sri Lanka at Rangiri Dambulla International stadium, 18th August, 2008

T20I debut: vs Zimbabwe at Harare sports club, 12th January, 2010

IPL debut: vs Kolkata Knight Riders at M. Chinnaswamy stadium on 18th April, 2008

Looking forward to the World Cup

Virat Kohli being the current best batsman in the world may just be the perfect pick for the World Cup. He will be looking forward to have a successful World Cup.

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