Indian cricket superstar, Virat Kohli, celebrates his 35th birthday on Sunday amidst the excitement surrounding India’s unbeaten streak in the ongoing ICC World Cup. The occasion coincided with a crucial match against South Africa at the iconic Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata. Fans and organizers planned to make the day extra special for Kohli, who has become an icon in Indian sports.
Kohli’s journey from being a promising young talent to becoming the face of Indian cricket has been nothing short of remarkable. Over the past 14 years, he has played a significant role in India’s success in cricket and has become an inspiration for many. In fact, his global popularity has even been credited with contributing to cricket’s inclusion in the 2028 Olympics.
On his birthday, Kohli received wishes from fans, fellow cricketers, former players, and legends of the game. Starting as a talented youngster leading the Indian team in the U-19 World Cup, Kohli has transformed into a run-machine and an aggressive captain. He has become a senior figure in the team, and his influence is felt by everyone.
Kohli is on the verge of matching Sachin Tendulkar‘s record of the most centuries in One Day Internationals (ODIs) and will be hoping to achieve this milestone on his special day. With impressive numbers in his career, including 13,525 runs in ODIs, 8,676 runs in Tests, and 4,008 runs in T20Is, his popularity and admiration from fans and the cricket fraternity are soaring.
As Virat Kohli continues to make waves in the cricket world, his 35th birthday is a reminder of his extraordinary achievements and the impact he has had on Indian cricket.