Kohli's 15 years... created furore in cricket, see the journey in photos

Kohli's 15 years of cricket created a furor, see the journey in photos 18 August 2023 Photo source gettysocial media

Former Indian captain Virat Kohli has completed 15 years in international cricket today, 18 August.

Kohli made his debut against Sri Lanka in Dambulla ODI 15 years ago i.e. on this day in 2008

At the end of 2009, Kohli also scored the first century against Sri Lanka in Kolkata.

After this, Virat Kohli convinced everyone by scoring three centuries in 2010.

Scored a century on debut in the 2011 ODI World Cup, scored 35 runs in the final and made the team champion

Kohli got a chance to make his Test debut in 2011-12, he also scored his first Test century in Adelaide.

Kohli won the Champions Trophy to India in 2013, scoring the highest 43 runs in the final against England.

2014 saw a bad phase on the tour of England, kept quiet with the bat against James Anderson and averaged 1340 in the series

When Mahendra Singh Dhoni retired from Test cricket in 2014-15, Kohli was handed over the command of the Indian team.

2016 was the best year for Kohli, he made the record of scoring 973 runs in a single season of IPL, which is still standing.

This year 2017 was very special for Kohli, he married Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma on 11 December.

In 2018, Kohli became the number 1 batsman in the Test rankings for the first time, scoring 2 centuries and 3 fifties in the Test series on the tour of England.

In 2019, under the captaincy of Kohli, the Indian team defeated Australia in the Test series at its home.

2020 Indian team was reduced to 36 runs in Test innings against Australia in Adelaide, Kohli was about to become a father, then he was ruled out of the series

In 2021, Kohli resigned from the captaincy of his IPL team RCB and also left the T20 captaincy of Team India.

In 2022, BCCI removed him from ODI captaincy and Kohli gave up Test captaincy as well. Kohli took a break from cricket due to poor form.

2023 Kohli found his form after almost two and a half years in IPL controversy with Gautam Gambhir was a hot topic Kohli was also seen going to temples

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